The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, attended a Solemn Drumhead Service at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. Also in attendance were the Earl of Wessex, Prince Michael of Kent, and Princess Alexandra of Kent.
This Year of Brooch Surprises means that favorites have been left by the wayside - case in point, the Kent Amethyst, which has been on the favorites list for the two years this blog has been in existence but is just making its 2014 debut today, in late June. (Perhaps the year of surprises would be a good year to add this brooch's triple drops back in, hmm? Pretty pretty please?)