on the other blog), top row, left to right: Queen Victoria's Bow Brooch, the Grima Ruby Brooch, and the Australian Wattle Brooch. Bottom row, left to right: Prince Albert's Sapphire Brooch, the Aquamarine Clip Brooches, the Irish Silver Spiral Brooch (a gift from the President), and the Round Cambridge Emerald Brooch, worn without the pendant. These were all worn with her standard button earrings and three strand pearl necklace.
For the state dinner at Dublin Castle, the Queen brought out a symbolic piece: the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara.
Video: The Queen's speechShe paired this with Queen Mary's Floret Earrings and the Diamond Pear-Shaped Pendant Fringe Necklace, plus a diamond bracelet and her current favorite diamond evening watch. Her white gown featured a top with more than 2,000 silk shamrocks and an Irish harp appliqué made from crystals that was created specially for the occasion.
In other news...looks like the Queen was out and about earlier this month at the Crathie Sale, wearing the Gold Stag Brooch.
Photos: Getty Images/PA