Kate Middleton at King’s III on Saturday. At the coronation of Charles II, both Queens. She honored both Elizabeth and Princess Diana with her jewelry selection.
The Princess of Wales was crowned King VI in 1950.
Dazzling diamond necklace, Queen II. It was often worn by Elizabeth during her 70-year reign at state banquets and international visits.
Middleton, 41, chose the Diamond and South Sea Pearl Earrings of her mother-in-law, Princess Diana, for the occasion.
She most recently wore the elegant pair for Memorial Sunday service in 2022.
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The Princess of Wales skipped a crown for the ceremony, as expected.
However, she wore a silver bullion and thread-embroidered ivory silk crepe Alexander McQueen dress adorned with roses, thistles, daffodils and shamrocks, which paid homage to the national flowers of England and Scotland, as well as magnificent jewels that paid homage to her predecessors. Wales and Northern Ireland respectively.
His 8-year-old daughter, Princess Charlotte, paired up in a mini-cape version of the same suit.
Both princesses completed their look with Jess Collett x Alexander McQueen headdresses embellished with crystals, silver ingots and thread-work leaf embroideries.
Queen Camilla also chose a particularly special piece of jewelery for the morning festivities, and Queen Camilla II. He reached for the iconic Coronation Necklace that Elizabeth wore when she was crowned in 1953.
Designed by Garrard for Queen Victoria in 1858 and hung from a magnificent 22.48-carat pendant known as the Lahore Diamond, the necklace has been worn by every queen at every coronation ever since.