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Hopefully, we'll see it again on Catherine soon!
As far as I know, it became the center of Dianas very famous pearl choker.

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There is a photo of the QM wearing it on a State visit. The stones look dark blue but in fact are emeralds.

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There is a photo of the QM wearing it on a State visit. The stones look dark blue but in fact are emeralds.

Britannia: Fellow Travellers of the Right: Dame Margaret Helen Greville
It is splendid! Has it ever been worn by the current Queen? It is truly wonderful.

From the blog: "In 1907, Margaret Greville purchased an emerald necklace which once belonged to Marie Antoinette. It was bought from Boucheron's, the French jewellery house located in Paris.

"Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, became a victim of the French Revolution and was executed by guillotine on 16 October 1793. After her death the necklace disappeared from sight until Margaret Greville bought it in 1907.

"When Margaret Greville died in 1942, she left her house at Polesden Lacey to the National Trust and she bequeathed the Marie Antoinette necklace and the rest of her jewels to her friend the Queen Mother."


That is a very long while for the necklace to be out of sight. How do we know it is Marie Antoinette's necklace for certain, I wonder. Who had it for over 100 years?
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Greville Bow Brooch

From the looks of it, I don't like this brooch. It's too big for me.
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Greville Bow Brooch

From the looks of it, I don't like this brooch. It's too big for me.
Wow - I would love to see it worked into an updo. Or at a state banquet where someone took a picture of it for us.
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Greville Bow Brooch

From the looks of it, I don't like this brooch. It's too big for me.
Yes I agree it is a little on the large side but the QM carried it off well,I wonder if we'll see it worn again?
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'A little on the large side'! Yes, it's immense! A real statement piece, but with the right outfit and combined with understated earrings it could look gorgeous, even nowadays.
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Perhaps as a hairpiece.
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Perhaps as a hairpiece.
That would look beautiful with Kate's full, long hair. But it's not much the British style. The British Royals seam to either do the full tiara thing, or no hair jewels at all.
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The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: The Greville Tiara, Revisited

A beautiful and majestic tiara.
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This tiara is just wow!! And on Camilla is perfect!
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Yes, Camilla can rock the big gun tiaras. The Greville is beautiful but it takes a certain person to be able to pull it off IMO and Camilla does.
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From Her Majesty's Jewel Vault: The Greville Bow Brooch

From the looks of it, I don't like this brooch. It's too big for me.
I was thinking maybe using it in the same way Maxima did on this dress

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It was a firm favourite of the late queen mother over the years and now it seems that the duchess of Cornwall is also very fond of it.
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I was thinking maybe using it in the same way Maxima did on this dress

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-HHZGJasJH8...C+Feb+2014.jpg
Good idea. The bow is a bit bigger, but on a similar dress waist line, it would be wonderful to see. I think the dress would have to be black and very basic in style, so the broach was the one big punch.
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There is a photo of the QM wearing it on a State visit. The stones look dark blue but in fact are emeralds.

Britannia: Fellow Travellers of the Right: Dame Margaret Helen Greville
Would be great to see the Grenville emerald necklace get an outing soon. They are serious stones, up there with the Crown rubies
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I think the current Queen is very pragmatic about her jewels and while she already has two or three emerald necklaces to wear she see's no need to introduce another into rotation.
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I think the current Queen is very pragmatic about her jewels and while she already has two or three emerald necklaces to wear she see's no need to introduce another into rotation.
Thats correct. She has her favourites, and probably does not care too much about introducing newer pieces at this stage of her life.
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So is Diana's famous sapphire and diamond choker from the Greville jewels?
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So is Diana's famous sapphire and diamond choker from the Greville jewels?
No. That used to be a brooch and was a present from QEQM.
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