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« Reply #260 on: November 30, 2017, 12:21:33 am »

The thing with this choker is that it was made to fit QE's neck and it shows, on both Di and Kate it's slightly to big (not saying that QE has a thick neck or anything legs)
But it just hangs wrong on the skinny necks of Kate and Di, it's like they have one pearl to much on the lower 2 rows to look fitting, does that make sense? dontknow
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« Reply #261 on: November 30, 2017, 01:38:57 am »

^Yes.  Perfect sense.  Someone was not at their post when draping it on her neck.  It’s too big so hangs awkwardly.
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« Reply #262 on: November 30, 2017, 02:47:10 am »

Well, considering it's 'a loan' from QE  I assume they wouldn't just redo the whole thing for one eve!
It's not like you can just snap those pearls in an' out of place!

This is why she needs some classic-type fitted pieces of her own, or it will always look like she's playing dress-up with mummy's jewels! bignono

(Oh god....did I just give Waity a decent argument to got on a real shoppingspree with taxmoney!!!!!  Shocked  hide sorry ) I gotta slow down with the wine!
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« Reply #263 on: November 30, 2017, 04:05:33 am »

^Yes, you did! 

If this woman ever properly planned anything, it’s not that big a deal for a jeweler to adjust the necklace and, if not, pick something else.  It’s not like there’s a shortage of bling around there.  She just looks at the thrill of getting something without seeing the big picture.  Does she not have a mirror?  Why oh why do I keep expecting anything???
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« Reply #264 on: November 30, 2017, 04:17:02 am »

Because my dear, you're a good person who tries to see the best in ppl and hope they listen to good advise and change for the better. hug

I just hope the Midd's aren't reading/spying in here anymore (like they did in the beginning) and whine to Willy to go Pippa shopping! nervous
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« Reply #265 on: February 19, 2018, 08:29:44 pm »

Seems she debuted the necklace for the first time, seeing some of her things I've thought for a while now that she has some stuff stashed away, hidden, though still nothing overly "grand" and nowhere near the level of what Diana had (incl in terms of marriage gifts). Seems to be largely assumed she's received this diamonds & emerald set from a middle eastern family as wedding gift

earrings
https://katemiddletonjewelry.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/kate-nyc-met-museum-gala-inky-blue-packham-diamond-emerald-jewelry-earrings-head-shot-i-images.jpg

bracelet
https://katemiddletonjewelry.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/kate-saint-andrew-gala-emerald-diamond-jewelry-i-images.jpg

bracelet & necklace to the BAFTAs
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/02/18/19/495AC3E500000578-5406373-image-a-26_1518980984371.jpg
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/02/18/19/495AC73800000578-5406373-image-a-48_1518982901159.jpg

these earrings she's worn at the BAFTAs seem to be also part of the set, they fit pretty well with the design of the necklace and the drop style earrings
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/02/18/20/495AFE9900000578-5406373-image-a-60_1518984160431.jpg

I read someone saying they are Diana's, and even though Diana had similar emerald & diamond earrings, they appear to have been much smaller.
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« Reply #266 on: March 06, 2018, 08:34:52 pm »

This I should a sincere general question.

If Cambridges were to divorce, would these wedding gifts to WK be solely her property?

The reason I'm asking is that sometimes they are given back to HM as they were on personal loan in the first place.

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« Reply #267 on: March 06, 2018, 08:36:55 pm »

I have an idea they would be split between W&W since they were wedding gifts. But idk for sure.
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« Reply #268 on: March 06, 2018, 08:42:24 pm »

This I should a sincere general question.

If Cambridges were to divorce, would these wedding gifts to WK be solely her property?
The reason I'm asking is that sometimes they are given back to HM as they were on personal loan in the first place.

Thanks folks.  thankyou

If anything is on loan, it goes back to the RF; if it's personal, Kate would keep it for herself and I do not believe that Kate would be restricted from selling it for a profit. The gifts, that is debatable since after all, it came to her via her title and would be arguably the property of the State.

After the divorce, Diana couldn't wear Queen Mary's emeralds or the tiaras that were the property of the BRF; even her brother asked for the Spencer Tiara back. It's not like Diana could legally represent the RF since she was no longer a legal member. Anything that the Queen has loaned her, would be confiscated back.
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« Reply #269 on: March 06, 2018, 09:16:01 pm »

Personal jewellery given by family, friends etc as wedding gifts to Kate would of course still be hers. Any gifts of jewellery given by foreign governments or monarchs, like the Saudis for instance, would have been given as a result of her position as a future Royal. Therefore it could be argued that they belong to the Crown and go into the vaults.

This isn't the 19th century, and I think royals from other royal houses give each other more practical gifts nowadays. Nor do English counties or Girls of England etc come up with jewels in the form of tiaras, brooches etc. I doubt that anyone beside the Middle Eastern royals, Kate's immediate family and perhaps the Queen and Charles gave jewellery as gifts anyway.
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« Reply #270 on: March 06, 2018, 09:21:03 pm »

Thanks everyone. Much obliged.  flower
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« Reply #271 on: May 20, 2018, 09:22:28 pm »

A push present from William? Duchess of Cambridge sported a VERY dazzling new citrine ring to Harry and Meghan's wedding - three weeks after giving birth to Prince Louis

    Duchess, 36, wore recycled Alexander McQueen coat but sported a new ring
    Trinket on her right hand appeared to feature a large citrine stone
    Stone is said to represent new life and warmth and carry power of the sun
    Kate gave birth to her third child Prince Louis three weeks before the wedding


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5750155/Duchess-Cambridge-sported-dazzling-new-citrine-ring.html

A bit underwhelming, compared to their budget. Diamonds, sapphires and rubies are a better choice esp for such a life event.

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/05/20/12/4C77C3C000000578-5750155-image-a-57_1526816334079.jpg

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/05/20/12/4C77DCB400000578-5750155-image-a-91_1526816927493.jpg

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/05/20/12/4C77DCC000000578-5750155-image-a-92_1526816943107.jpg

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/05/20/12/4C6E91C600000578-5750155-Kate_gazed_lovingly_into_William_s_eyes_while_a_shy_Prince_Georg-a-84_1526816465359.jpg

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/05/20/12/4C6D6C7900000578-5750155-The_Duchess_of_Cambridge_standing_next_to_the_Duchess_of_Cornwal-a-81_1526816462306.jpg

But I'm very sure she has more stuff and pricier stuff stashed away at home. Some of it makes an appearance once in a blue moon, but proves that she does have stiff no one ever sees (e.g. the tour to Poland & Germany and the ruby & diamond set).

Diana had also more jewels than is known, some of it was for her too personal to share with the public so she only wore it in private, some of the stuff has been seen once or twice, her wearing publicly (during private time, e.g. watching Charles play polo etc) etc, but the things weren't necessarily grand, e.g. her charm bracelet gifted by Charles, she kept that one out of the public eye, there are pics.

Kate also wore some diamond ring which wasn't photographed well at all after she gave birth to G, her first engagement, was in KP. That ring was since never seen again.

https://media.vanityfair.com/photos/54ca9a3fa298661966ed876f/master/pass/image.jpeg

PS The citrine ring might be at least 10 years old!
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-S8uv7xFqMnw/WwCnbDjsCTI/AAAAAAABR80/Z0QEnHkKmNAlcJ1pI9BDgfLqQgiJDwrgQCLcBGAs/s1600/kate%2Bmiddleton%2B26.jpg

http://hrhduchesskate.blogspot.de/2018/05/first-look-kate-arrives-for-royal.html
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« Reply #272 on: July 09, 2018, 10:07:52 pm »

^ Sounds like another case of that skinny eternal ring she wore on her ring finger. The papers were going on and on about questioning whether or not it was a gift from William for their anniversary or some such. Then the maker spilled the beans that it was something she had come in and selected herself.

Wears a ring from at least ten years ago and now it's all is it a push present from William. tehe
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« Reply #273 on: July 10, 2018, 10:27:50 pm »

The Duke of Dorkass is too cheap to shell out much on his eternal mattress The Potato Head.
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« Reply #274 on: July 11, 2018, 01:24:20 pm »

^ Duke of Dorkass! laugh  laugh
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« Reply #275 on: July 18, 2018, 05:09:07 pm »

Wimbledon: the ring is likely the citrine from ages ago (posted above) and I think the necklace is from when she married in, with the charms by Asprey's: acorns and stuff like that
https://cdn01.cdn.justjared.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/kate-wimm/kate-middleton-prince-william-wimbledon-final-11.jpg
https://cdn02.cdn.justjared.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/kate-wimm/kate-middleton-prince-william-wimbledon-final-20.jpg
https://static.standard.co.uk/s3fs-public/thumbnails/image/2018/07/15/14/royalbox1507o.jpg?width=1368&height=912&fit=bounds&format=pjpg&auto=webp&quality=70
https://i.pinimg.com/736x/f8/a6/d0/f8a6d0c6451f7929f72286373056b624--kate-middleton-style-royal-crowns.jpg

The necklace is totally overpriced though, as one charm alone costs around $5000

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