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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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Old 03-05-2012, 06:20 PM
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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, 11:43 AM
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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, 08:36 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, 01:19 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, 02:17 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, 04:56 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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Old 03-16-2012, 05:43 PM
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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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Old 03-16-2012, 05:46 PM
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Queen Saleha of Brunei emerald parure is breathtaking! I also love Sarah's necklace!
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Old 03-16-2012, 06:22 PM
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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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This tiara is stunning! It's a French royal tiara.
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:56 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, 07:07 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, 08:10 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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Old 06-16-2012, 09:45 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!
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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Old 06-18-2012, 11:05 AM
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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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Old 12-13-2012, 10:14 AM
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Personal favorites:

Queen Elizabeth's Emerald Brooch
Empress Josephine's Emerald Tiara
Danish Emerald Parure Tiara
Catherine the Great's Emerald Brooch
Diana's Emerald Neckalce
Catherine the Great's Emerald Necklace
Swedish Emerald Demi Parure
French Royal Emerald Tiara

I am sure there is more!
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Old 12-14-2012, 08:43 AM
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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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