Re: So, I suppose the answer to my question
Posted by Nellie on July 18, 2012, 8:27 pm, in reply to "So, I suppose the answer to my question"
My belief is that, these days for any planned visit, inward or outward, their minders consult and take soundings about acceptable gifts.
Sometimes a token like a framed and autographed portrait will do plus a quiet donation to some cause which we don't get to hear about..
Also, those pieces of jewellery are mere trinkets to some guests and hosts.
: about the various royal families declining
: expensive jewelry from other countries
: potentates in favor of contributing to needy
: charities is : NO WAY