|With Queen Beatrix at the arrival and exchange of gifts|
|The state banquet, with the Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Beatrix, and Prince Claus|
Click here for video of the state banquet, at which you can see other pieces of jewelry currently in the Queen's collection, including the Princess of Wales in the King Khalid Diamond Necklace, which she borrowed for the evening, and the Queen Mother in the Greville Tiara (currently on loan to the Duchess of Cornwall) and the necklace from Queen Alexandra's Wedding Parure. As for Queen Beatrix, she is wearing her impressive Württemberg Ornate Pearl Tiara.
|The return banquet|
|The Queen Mother, the Princess of Wales, and Queen Beatrix at the return banquet|
Though we only saw two tiaras from Lilibet during the state visit, there were actually three tiara events.
Mellerio Sapphire Tiara. It was just one of the additional events the Dutch Queen undertook during her state visit.
And that (as we let out a collective sigh about the glittering days that were) is just a taste of the 1982 state visit. In our next flashback, we'll take a look at some of the Queen's visits to the Netherlands.