Edited by Knightship on May 26, 2017, 5:54 am
Princess Astrid's bee diamond brooch: http://www.theroyalforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=76186&d=1105031601
: When the then Prince and Princess of Wales
: visited Blackburn in early May 1888 the
: Mayoress, on behalf of the ladies, presented
: the Princess with a diamond brooch.
: It was referred to in the press as a
: magnificent diamond brooch and also as a bee
: brooch. HRH was reported to have worn it for
: a number of major court functions - such as
: Drawing Rooms and State Balls --shortly
: Has anyone ever seen anything resembling a
: bee amongst the jewels Queen Alexandra used?