Kate Middleton honored each Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana along with her alternative of bijou at King Charles III’s coronation on Saturday.
The Princess of Wales sparkled within the late queen’s George VI Festoon Necklace, a three-strand stunner commissioned by King George VI in 1950 for his eldest daughter, Princess Elizabeth.
The dazzling diamond necklace was typically worn by Queen Elizabeth II throughout state banquets and worldwide visits all through her 70-year reign.
Middleton, 41, additionally chosen late mother-in-law Princess Diana’s Diamond and South Sea Pearl Earrings for the momentous event.
She’s sported the elegant pair earlier than, most lately for Remembrance Sunday service in 2022.
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The Princess of Wales skipped a tiara for the ceremony, because it was anticipated she would.
However alongside along with her magnificent jewels that paid tribute to the monarchs earlier than her, she wore an ivory silk crepe Alexander McQueen gown with silver bullion and threadwork embroidery that includes roses, thistles, daffodils and shamrocks as a nod to the nationwide flowers of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Eire, respectively.
Her 8-year-old daughter, Princess Charlotte, matched in a mini caped iteration of the identical ensemble.
Each princesses topped off their seems to be with Jess Collett x Alexander McQueen headpieces adorned with crystals, silver bullion and threadwork leaf embroidery.
Queen Camilla additionally picked a very particular piece of bijou for the morning’s festivities, arriving within the iconic Coronation Necklace worn by Queen Elizabeth II when she was topped in 1953.
Designed by Garrard for Queen Victoria in 1858 and suspended with a spectacular 22.48-carat pendant often called the Lahore Diamond, the necklace has been worn by each queen at each coronation since.