Re: Queen Elizabeth's mystery ruby set - sorry can't see the pictures n/t
Posted by gillw on July 14, 2012, 1:22 pm, in reply to "Re: Queen Elizabeth's mystery ruby set"
184.108.40.206 | Message modified by user GillW July 14, 2012, 1:23 pm
: The picture is not from an Indian visit, but
: from the State banquet during Queen
: Elizabethīs state visit to Turkey in 2008.
: Another picture from the same occasion:
: ANKARA - MAY 13: Queen Elizabeth ll attends
: a State Banquet on the first day of a State
: Visit to Turkey on May 13, 2008 in Ankara,
: Turkey. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/WireImage)
: The round ruby in the lower part appears to
: have a white half-moon?
: I suspect it is connected to the Turkish
: decoration her Majesty is wearing.
: The following picture shows the state
: banquet during the Turkish Presidentīs state
: visit to the UK in Nov 2011. I cannot find
: any close-up of her Majesty, but she appears
: to wear the same piece:
: LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 22: Queen
: Elizabeth II (R) poses for a formal picture
: with President of Turkey Abdullah Gul during
: a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace, on
: November 22, 2011 in London, England.
: President Abdullah is on a three day state
: visit to the UK and was formally welcomed by
: Queen Elizabeth and The Duke of Edinburgh
: today. (Photo by Carl Court - WPA Pool/Getty
: Queen Elizabeth did wear the same necklace
: during the state banquet for the President
: of India in 2009, btw:
: LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: HRH Queen
: Elizabeth II arrives at a State Banquet for
: the visit of the President of the Republic
: of India Prathibha Devi Singh Patil in
: Windsor Castle on October 27, 2009 in
: London, England. The President will stay at
: Windsor Castle as a guest of the Queen from
: Tuesday 27th October to Thursday 29th
: October. (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA
: Pool/Getty Images)
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: Because of the flowers on the dress, I had
: previously noticed the brooch or brooches in
: that picture. What is that? Looks like a
: bird at the top, with a round ruby set in
: diamonds below it. And chains that hold
: them together?