Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding Jewelry


Photo Source: US Magazine.

As a crowd of onlookers rejoiced in the celebration of Prince William and Catherine Middleton’s wedding this morning…we were admiring the lovely bridal jewelry adorned by the new princess. Middleton’s dress was very conservative, covered in lace and silk. Her jewelry matched appropriately. Reported by the officialroyalwedding2011.org, the veil was made of “soft, ivory silk tulle with a trim of hand-embroidered flowers, which was embroidered by the Royal School of Needlework. The veil is held in place by a Cartier ‘halo’ tiara, lent to Miss Middleton by The Queen. The ‘halo’ tiara was made by Cartier in 1936 and was purchased by The Duke of York (later King George VI) for his Duchess (later Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother) three weeks before he succeeded his brother as King. The tiara was presented to Princess Elizabeth (now The Queen) by her mother on the occasion of her 18th birthday.”


Photo Source: Vanity Fair.

We know Kate does not wear too much jewelry, and her wedding was no exception. The only thing the princess wore were delicate drop earrings to match her tiara. Her pear-shaped platinum and diamond earrings made by Robinson Pelham are a set drop with a pave-set diamond acorn suspended in the center. Her earrings are homage to the Middleton’s new coat of arms, which depicts acorns and oak leaves. The diamond and sapphire engagement ring added the small splash of color to complete her look.
Middleton’s look is classic and modern, the image of both a traditional and modern bride. Her embellished tiara borrowed from the Queen is respectful of the past, and her simple and delicate earrings are the perfect contemporary piece.

You can replicate her look at a fraction of the cost. Replace the diamonds with sparkling CZ diamonds or clear Swarovski Crystals, and substitute sterling silver for the platinum. You’ll still shine just as bright as today’s princess bride!

-Marissa

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    • pat holman
    • April 29, 2011
    Reply

    I love her simple, uncomplicated look–fresh and dignified. Jewelry doesn’t need to overpower to be brilliant.

    • susan whelan
    • April 29, 2011
    Reply

    Thank you for posting the details of Kate’s jewellery. She looked lovely. Your Little Acorn charms were quite prescient. They’d make adorable earrings.

    • Lisa
    • April 29, 2011
    Reply

    Very cute kate!!!

    • Christiana
    • April 29, 2011
    Reply

    She is stunning, elegant and her natural style wasn’t overdone by her wedding.

    • Joyce Carroll
    • April 29, 2011
    Reply

    A true Beauty you are, KATE! You are the Picture of Royalty! Very, Very Beautiful Indeed!
    Congratulations to you and Prince William!

    • Margaret Smith
    • April 29, 2011
    Reply

    The jewelry was the perfect compliment to the ornate lace dress. Although there was a simplicity overall to the entire ensemble.

    • Iram Mahar
    • May 3, 2011
    Reply

    Congratulations to you and Prince William!
    your natural style of make up and jewelry looks very good.

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    Jewelry is just perfect and lovely

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