Re: Queen Elizabeth's mystery ruby set
Posted by Boffer on July 14, 2012, 2:39 am, in reply to "Queen Elizabeth's mystery ruby set"
This was a gift to The Queen from Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al-Thani of Qatar during his State Visit to the United Kingdom in 1985. It is described by Field on page 138 as "a diamond swag necklace with a centrepiece of two large rubies”. |
: Hi everybody !
: As a new member I'd like to say that I'm
: very proud to join this experts community. I
: hope to continue to learn many things thanks
: to you all !
: As far as I think that the question was not
: resolved in a previous thread, I would like
: to know if somebody can identify the modern
: ruby and diamond set (necklace + earrings)
: that Queen Elizabeth II wore at last time
: during the State banquet hosted for the
: president of India. Is it a personal
: purchase made to match the diadem ordered to
: Garrard in 1973, or a gift presented by a
: foreign ruler ?
: Thank you in advance
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