Pearls are undisputedly one of the nature’s finest miracles and this special gem have been fancied by Queens, Princesses, Windsors, Maharanis, Sultanas, Empresses & Imperials all over the world’s history. Today we’re focusing on the Royal House of Great Britain as no other family have managed to impact the global history more than them and they deserve a dedicated article of their own.
# Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms. Her love of her iconic “Three Standard Pearl Necklace” is no secret and Her Highness have worn it on several special occasions. We will also cover her history with pearls in our below timeline.
We wanted to highlight Queen and her charisma and posted this without respecting the timeline, now the timeline will be followed. Before with begin with the timeline, it is important to understand the hierarchy of the Royal Family,
#1944 Princess Margret
Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, CI, GCVO, CD was the younger daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and the only sibling of Queen Elizabeth II. She has posed beautifully for a portrait in 1944 wearing a classic pearl necklace.
#1965 Queen Elizabeth in Sudan
The Queen wore her iconic three layered necklace on her visit to Sudan in 1965.
#1982 Princess Anne
Anne, Princess Royal, is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. She wears a pearls necklace to a charity event in 1982.
#1983 Queen Elizabeth in India
The Queen wore her iconic three layered necklace on her visit to India in 1983.
#1983 Queen Elizabeth’s Choker
The Queen got this magnificent four-strands pearl Choker necklace made by Garrard & Co. The pearls in this Choker necklace is believed to be gifted to her by the Japanese Government. This choker became one of the popular heirloom jewel of the Royal family and was subsequently worn by both Princess Diana and Duchess Catherine. It is also believed that the Queen left a space for one more layer in the pendant, just in case if she feels like making it five-layered Choker in future.
#1984 Princess Margret’s Charity Event
Princess Marget wore this four layered pearl necklace to a Charity event in 1984.
#1985 Princess Diana Twisted Pearl Choker
Diana, Princess of Wales was a member of the British royal family. She was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales—the heir apparent to the British throne—and was the mother of Prince William and Prince Harry. In 1985 she wore this pretty twisted pearl choker necklace.
#1986 Princess Diana’s Vancouver Visit
Diana, Princess of Wales wears this gorgeous Pearl statement necklace with matching pearl earrings.
#1991 Princess Anne’s Pearl Choker
The Princess Royal, reveals her simplistic Pearl Choker on her visit to Qatar in 1991.
#1995 Princess Diana’s Pearl Choker
Princess Diana wears a absolutely stunning five-layered Pearl Choker with statement Pearl earrings. This is another heirloom jewel that will be eventually inhertied by her daughter-in-law Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge a.k.a Kate Middleton
#1999 Countess Sophie’s Designer Necklace
Sophie, Countess of Wessex, is a member of the British royal family. She is married to Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, the youngest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. In this picture, Countess Sophie wears a designer necklace gifted to her by Price Edward.
#2005 Duchess Camilla’s Pearl Choker
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, is a member of the British royal family. She is the second wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, heir apparent to the British throne.
#2015 Countess Sophie’s Pearl Earrings
In this picture, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, wife of Price Edward wears a statement Pearl and diamond earrings.
#2016 Duchess Camilla’s Pearl Choker
Here comes another great masterpiece Pearl Choker necklace by Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
#2018 Duchess Kate’s Pearl Necklace
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge a.k.a Kate Middleton. Her husband, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is second in the line of succession to the British throne, making Catherine a likely future queen consort. In this picture the Duchess wears one of great heirloom jewel inherited from The Queen along with Pearl earrings and a Tiara.
#2018 Duchess Megan’s Pearl Earrings
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex is an American member of the British royal family and a former actress. She is the wife of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. In her very first meeting with the Queen, Meghan wears this classic Pearl earrings.
#2019 Duchess Kate’s Pearl Earrings
In this nostalgic picture, Duchess Catherine have worn Princess Diana’s earring that we have seen her wearing in the year 1995.
#2019 Princess Anne’s Pearl Choker
You must’ve fallen for the love of Royal Chokers by now. In her most recent appearance, Princess Anne features yet another exclusive four layered pearl Choker necklace with matching pearl earrings.
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