Royal jewelry: Greville Festoon necklace worn by Camilla is worth £ 8million


On royal evenings, Camilla often wears opulent pieces adorned with gems or diamonds. More than once, she has donned a historic necklace known to be one of the Queen’s most cherished pieces of jewelry.

The most expensive royal family jewelry has been revealed by online jewelers jewelry box.

At number one, worth £ 66.3million, is the Nizam of Hyderabad necklace, worn in the past by the Duchess of Cambridge.

The Swan Lake necklace, previously worn by Princess Diana, is the second most expensive necklace, costing £ 8.7million, while the third most valuable is the Greville Festoon necklace, worth £ 8.2million of pounds sterling.

This last piece of jewelry is particularly impressive because it features five rows of diamonds, which have been added to it to make it all the more eye-catching.

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Queen Juliana of the Netherlands once visited the United Kingdom in 1950.

The Queen Mother sometimes wore the necklace with only three rows of diamonds, instead of five.

One example is the German state visit to Britain in 1998.

After the death of the Queen Mother in 2002, the necklace was passed on to Queen Elizabeth.

According to Charlotte White, head of design at 77 Diamonds, Europe’s largest online jeweler, Camilla “loves jewelry.”

She added, “On formal occasions, she regularly dons opulent gem-encrusted necklaces.

“These larger pieces of jewelry range from gifts from Prince Charles to pieces from the Royal Collection whose custodian is Her Majesty the Queen, and gifts from Saudi Arabia and Middle Eastern rulers, including the Emir of Bahrain and the ruler of Kuwait.

“The pandemic has placed an emphasis on day wear and some of Camilla’s notable everyday pieces have special meaning, giving us a little glimpse of what is dear to her.”

These daywear that Camilla wears regularly include a personalized gold bracelet, a blue cotton friendship bracelet, and a gold evil eye bracelet.

The personalized gold bracelet is a chunky gold chain with a variety of coin shaped charms dangling from it.

One of the charms is a gold disc engraved with the numbers 12/30/09, which is the date of birth of his twin grandsons, Gus and Louis.