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Old 03-05-2012, 04:36 PM
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letitzia has wiorn a emerald necklace with earings
is this her or does it belong to the family

then i have seen maxima with some "modern" emerald earings
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Old 03-05-2012, 06:15 PM
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letitzia has wiorn a emerald necklace with earings
is this her or does it belong to the family
The contemporary emerald set belongs to Queen Sofia, who has worn it frequently - also for the wedding of Felipe and Letizia.
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Beautiful set and I'm sure the emeralds enhanced Leti's eyes. Nice to see her wear important jewelry.
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Old 03-15-2012, 12:43 PM
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Emeralds are my all-time favorite stones and like seeing Letizia wearing them.
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Old 03-15-2012, 09:36 PM
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I Like Princess Letizia Earing More Than Necklace , and I Like Her Tiara Here Very Much Soo Unique
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Old 03-16-2012, 02:19 PM
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Isn't there a particular royal family that has biggest collection of emeralds in their royal collection ? I believe it to be the Romanian royal family.
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Old 03-16-2012, 03:17 PM
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Certainly not the Romanians - they have very little grand jewellery left of any description.
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Old 03-16-2012, 05:56 PM
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I would guess the Brits. HM has so many brooches and stuff that don't get worn much so if we were to count.... which I will attempt, I'm going to say Queen Elizabeth!
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We'll never know of course, but in terms of size, maybe even the Royal Families of Thailand or Brunei.
Whatever the case, it's a good excuse for a brief excursion outside Europe...

1, 2 & 3. Queen Sirikit of Thailand, emerald & ruby necklace, emerald belt, emerald suite
4. Queen Saleha of Brunei emerald parure
5. Crown Princess Sarah of Brunei wedding emeralds

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Queen Saleha of Brunei emerald parure is breathtaking! I also love Sarah's necklace!
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So nice to take a tour of other royal houses to take a look at their loot!
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Old 06-16-2012, 05:58 PM
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This tiara is stunning! It's a French royal tiara.
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Old 06-16-2012, 07:56 PM
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This tiara is stunning! It's a French royal tiara.
That is my all-time favorite emerald tiara. It would be my second if the Empress Marie-Louise's tiara (the one currently in the Smithsonian) hadn't been butchered.
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Old 06-16-2012, 08:07 PM
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The last one linked is nice but I definitely prefer the one made for Empress Marie Louise.

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Old 06-16-2012, 09:10 PM
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Now that looks like Grand Duchess Marie-Therese tall fortress tiara. I don't know if I care for this too much due to the height (if I don't sound too insane saying that!), but I do like the French tiara posted by ILoveCP. The emeralds look almost blue in that light; gorgeous!
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Now that looks like Grand Duchess Marie-Therese tall fortress tiara. I don't know if I care for this too much due to the height (if I don't sound too insane saying that!), but I do like the French tiara posted by ILoveCP. The emeralds look almost blue in that light; gorgeous!
Here's a photo of it being worn. In terms of size it looks closer to Empress Josephine's emerald tiara owned by the Norwegian Royal Family.

FRENCH CROWN JEWELS | The parure of Marie-Louise Empress of France

(side note: can anyone tell me who is wearing the parure in the photo I linked to?)
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Thank you for that link; it certainly looks better worn in the more modern style.
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Emeralds are my favorite gems and this thread has some wonderful examples. My favorite one is still Queen Mary's parure from the early 20th century-a really fantastic set. Thanks to all for the great pix!
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The emerald choker Diana wore is one of my all time fave pieces of jewelry!! It is perfect to me. Elegant, sexy, regal...everything!!!
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