|The George VI Sapphires, including necklace, pendant, earrings, and extra link from the necklace|
|The original length of the necklace is shown in the first photo on the left|
|The Modern Sapphire Tiara|
|The Modern Sapphire Bracelet|
details, click here), we see the sapphires in the tray in which they are transported to the Queen for use. They are accompanied by the regular diamond evening watch and three options for sapphire rings to wear.
I'm waiting for the Queen to wear her sapphires again (and update: she did, tiara included, in 2015!), because I feel like it's been a while. And sapphires as gorgeous as this (King George VI certainly had an eye for them, didn't he?) deserve as many outings as possible!
20 October 2015: State Visit from China, State Banquet (with tiara)
8 May 2014: David Bailey Portrait (Release)
2007: The Garter Service
2006: Private 80th Birthday Party
2006: Diplomatic Reception
1991: State Visit to the United States (with tiara)
1983: State Visit to Sweden
1965: State Visit to Germany
Various Years: CHOGM Dinners
Photos: Royal Collection/Leslie Field/PA/Corbis