A rare story in the Royal Family: The jewelry of ‘small tam’ is more expensive than that of the main house

For nearly 20 years of being married to Prince Charles, Camilla Parker Bowles is still labeled “the little trio of the British Royal Family”. She was once criticized by the public for becoming the third person to interfere in the marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles. And until now, Mrs. Camilla has not been able to calm the people’s unpleasant indignation towards her after all that has passed.

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Although Mrs. Camilla tried her best to soothe and create closeness to the people, there is one thing associated with her Royal style that has always been a “thorn” in everyone’s eyes. It is Camilla who specializes in copying Princess Diana’s jewelry. Mrs. Camilla may be a very simple person in fashion, but in terms of jewelry, she is very “swinging”. Even the jewelry of “tieu tam” is much more expensive than the main house.

Not only blatantly copying “the main house”, Mrs. Camilla is better than losing with the details that everyone looks at.

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Wearing the same crown, but Camilla definitely has to wear a new diamond necklace

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Despite the public condemnation of Camilla’s copy of Princess Diana, she still had to choose larger, heavier pearls to form a “terrible” necklace than “the real house”.

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Princess Diana’s jewelry is always elegant and sophisticated; Mrs. Camilla’s makes people “depressed” about the heaviness and bigness as if they are deliberately trying to defeat her husband’s ex.

So where did Camilla’s jewelry collection come from?

Camilla has amassed a huge jewelry collection after her nearly 20-year marriage to Prince Charles. Among them, most of the jewelry belonging to Camilla’s ownership were gifts, especially gifts from Arab lords, Prince Charles also bought a lot of jewelry for Camilla, and some pages Jewelry is the heirloom of the Camilla family.

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1. Diplomatic gifts

For example, in 2006, shortly after Camilla and Prince Charles were newly married, and after a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia, Camilla received three sets of jewelry from King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Ut.

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It was a ruby ​​necklace, a set of 9 sapphires and diamonds, and a set of emeralds and square-cut diamonds.

Among them, the 1st ruby ​​necklace from Saudi Arabia has a special design and is the most expensive. The entire necklace consists of 37 rubies cut into ovals set with 100 white diamonds. At that time, the rope was valued at $1.5 million, and now its value has increased many times over.

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There is also a ruby ​​set that looks almost identical to the first necklace, it’s called Saudi Ruby No. 2. This was a gift from King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia when Prince Charles and Camilla visited Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia for the second time in 2013.

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2. Gift from Prince Charles

When Prince Charles proposed to Camilla in 2005, he used a 5-carat emerald diamond set with three baguette diamonds. This ring was originally owned by the grandmother of Prince Charles, the late Queen Elizabeth.

The ring is crafted in the Art Deco style and features a 5-carat square diamond in the center with small diamonds surrounding it. King George VI gave his wife this ring when she was first pregnant in 1926. According to British media, the emerald-cut diamond ring is estimated to cost 140,000 USD.

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This five-strand pearl necklace features a very large pink topaz stone in the center. It was originally a pendant or a brooch in a jewelry set, which also included a pair of earrings, which was later fashioned into a necklace with five attached pearl necklaces. Prince Charles bought it from the famous Sotheby’s auction house in June 2000 and gave it to Camilla.

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A more modern piece of Camilla jewelry is a platinum snake necklace set with diamonds with two small rubies for the eyes. The necklace was also a gift from Prince Charles to Camilla before the two were married in 2005. Experts estimate, given the size and number of diamonds, this gift is estimated to be worth 400,000 USD. The necklace first appeared with Camilla in 2001.

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3. Borrowed from the Queen of England

In 2021, Camilla wore a Van Cleef & Arpels brooch and earrings while attending the premiere of 007 No Time to Die in London. The diamond brooch with removable pendant originally belonged to Queen Victoria, the last holder of the brooch was Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain. And Camilla borrowed jewelry from the Queen to wear for that event.

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Camilla’s most “long-term” loan was the Greville tiara. The diamond and platinum crown, shaped like a honeycomb, was made by Boucheron for Lady Margaret Helen Greville in 1920. The lady used diamonds from old crowns to create a new model. It was one of Queen Elizabeth I’s favorite jewels and was inherited by Queen Elizabeth II in 2002.

One of the largest tiaras in Camilla’s Royal jewelry collection is the Delhi Durbar lent by Queen Elizabeth II. Made by Garrard, it was made for Queen Mary in 1911 to mark the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary as Emperor and Empress of India.

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4. Heirloom jewelry

Despite not having a royal background, Camilla still had a regal life from a young age thanks to her father’s position in society, Mr. Bruce Shand – Deputy Lieutenant in East Sussex, so she also inherited a lot of jewelry. luxury from his own family.

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In 1973, at her wedding to her former husband, Andrew Parker Bowles, Camilla wore the Cubitt-Shand tiara. This is a gift from Grandparents-Roland Cubitt to his wife and children, Rosalind and Bruce Shand, who are also Camilla’s parents. In 1986, Camilla inherited the crown when her mother died

The flower-shaped diamond tiara is worth an estimated $345,000. The wife of Prince Charles often wears it at a few events. This piece of jewelry was also borrowed by her daughter from her previous husband for her wedding in 2006.

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The turquoise and diamond jewelry that Camilla often wears is also part of the Camilla family heirloom collection and is a typical piece of jewelry in the 19th century.

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