Queen Elizabeth has as a treasure trove of jewels in her vaults—both her own private collection and that entrusted to the reigning monarch—many of which feature all manner of precious stones, from rubies and emeralds to turquoise and aquamarine, surrounded by constellations of diamonds. But in some of the Windsors’ most special pieces, the diamonds aren’t just the supporting cast. Below, check out the royal family’s most stunning diamond jewelry, from Meghan Markle’s wedding tiara to Princess Diana’s heart-shaped necklace.
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For her last public appearance as a working royal, Meghan broke out her Birks snowflake diamond studs. The earrings added a touch of sparkle to her all-green look.
At a Buckingham Palace reception in 2019, the Duchess of Cambridge paired the Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara with the Nizam of Hyderabad necklace—a Cartier piece the Queen received as a wedding present from the then-ruler of Hyderabad—and stunning diamond earrings.
Kate has worn this elegant pair of diamond earrings to multiple high-profile events—including, here, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s royal wedding.
Meghan chose Queen Mary’s diamond bandeau tiara to wear to…