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April 25, 2016 4:46 pm  #1

QEII-83 The Queen’s Monaco Ruby Trellis Brooch

This message #1 was written by Boffer pre-2013.

83. The Queen’s Monaco Ruby Trellis Brooch

   This brooch was presented as a wedding gift to The Queen in 1947, by the Principality of Monaco. It is described simply in the official catalogue of wedding presents as “a gold brooch set with diamonds and rubies in a trellised floral design”.[1]

   This brooch is worn occasionally by The Queen.

1. Marriage of HRH The Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, no. 536, p. 169


November 6, 2016 12:35 am  #2

Re: QEII-83 The Queen’s Monaco Ruby Trellis Brooch

83 The Queen’s Monaco Ruby Trellis Brooch
     Please Note - There is no official confirmation that this brooch is Monaco's wedding gift to Princess Elizabeth.
                           However, based on the catalogue description, many believe it might be

Queen Elizabeth II - 11 Dec 1997 - at the decommissioning ceremony for HMY Britannia

Queen Elizabeth II - 14 Dec 2000 - with the then US Presidential Family at Windsor Castle

Queen Elizabeth II - 25 Nov 2004 - visiting Essex University

Queen Elizabeth II - 23 May 2013 - on an away-day in Cambridge

Queen Elizabeth II - 01 Nov 2016 - at the welcoming ceremony for the President of Colombia


Last edited by Bryce (November 6, 2016 5:16 am)


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