KATE MIDDLETON’S ROYAL DIAMOND JEWELLERY COLLECTION
From beautiful diamond tiaras to dazzling earrings, the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton’s jewellery collection has no end. The day she joined the royal family, Kate’s exceptional collection of sparkle has grown, along with her exclusive access to the Queen’s timeless diamond creations. We take a look at the alluring diamond jewellery Kate has borrowed and received from the royal family.
We take a look at the extraordinary diamond creations Kate has borrowed and received from the royal family
SLIM DIAMOND ETERNITY BAND
The Duchess of Cambridge debuted a stunning diamond eternity band after the birth of their first child, Prince George. According to reports, the diamond ring was a possible ‘push present’ from her husband, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. The diamond eternity band can be seen along with her engagement and wedding ring.
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A GREEN AMETHYST EARRINGS
During their first Christmas as a married couple, Prince William surprised Kate with a striking pair of oval green amethyst earrings surrounded by diamonds and set in 18-karat yellow gold. The first time the Duchess of Cambridge was seen wearing the one-of-a-kind pair of earrings was on the day during a church visit on Christmas Day. Ever since that day, Kate has been seen wearing them on a few festive occasions to church.
Prince Harry gifted Kate with a beautiful pair of oval green amethyst earrings surrounded by diamonds
A SET OF WHITE AND YELLOW DIAMOND JEWELLERY
Kate and Prince William’s wedding day was a breathtaking event. From stunning dresses to eye-catching diamond jewellery creations, the world could not get enough of their special day. To top it all off, Kate’s father-in-law, Prince Charles gave Kate a set of art deco white and yellow diamond jewellery as a wedding gift. The set included a pair of diamond earrings, bracelet and ring. The Duchess of Cambridge has been seen wearing the magnificent jewellery collection together and separately at black-tie events, overseas trips and important state affairs.
Prince Charles gifted Kate with a set of art deco white and yellow diamond jewellery
THE CARTIER HALO TIARA
A royal wedding is the perfect time to showcase some of the most remarkable diamond jewellery pieces. On Kate’s special day she wore an incredible diamond creation – a halo diamond tiara straight from the precious royal jewellery collection. The tiara was originally purchased by King George VI for the queen mother. The queen received the diamond tiara on her 18th birthday, and her sister Margaret borrowed it once for a coronation. The beautiful diamond creation was also worn by Princess Anne.
The tiara was originally purchased by King George VI for the queen mother
DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE EARRINGS
One of the most sentimental gifts, Kate received from Prince William is a remarkable pair of diamond and sapphire earrings that once belonged to Princess Diana. The Duchess of Cambridge received the dazzling earrings from Prince William around the time of their engagement and wedding. Kate customised the earrings into simple drops and was seen wearing them during her tour to Canada. The jewellery creations have become a favourite amongst her collection.
Kate’s received a pair of diamond and sapphire earrings that once belonged to Princess Diana
KATE’S ENGAGEMENT RING
The beautiful sapphire engagement ring, Kate received from Prince William has a significant meaning to him. The precious creation once belonged to William’s mother, Diana and was given to Kate as a way for his mother not to miss out on their big day. The Duchess of Cambridge’s engagement ring consists of a 12-carat oval blue sapphire, surrounded by fourteen solitaire diamonds, set in 18K white gold. View the top five royal engagement rings here.
Kate’s style is classic, elegant and timeless – making a diamond the perfect accessory to complete her royal look. For more fascinating facts about royal diamonds, visit the Cape Town Diamond Museum. Book your personally guided tour today.