Edited by GillW on April 17, 2017, 3:38 am
: : Lovely treat from HM today with her Diamond
: Wedding gift brooch looking beautiful on
: that bright blue coat!
: I don't think this brooch is any of the
: Queen's wedding brooches.
: It is most probably the gold and diamond
: brooch in the shape of a spray of sorghum (a
: type of millet) presented to the Queen by
: the President of Botswana in 2007, when the
: Queen led the meeting of the Commonwealth
: Heads of Government in Kampala, Uganda.
: The Queen has worn this brooch very rarely -
: this is only the third time this brooch is
: worn in public: the first one being on her
: arrival in Paris for her latest State visit
: to France on 5th June, 2014, and the second
: time at Royal Ascot horse races on 19th
: June, 2015:
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