19 April 2018

CHOGM Opening Ceremony, Reception, and Audiences

The Queen and members of the Royal Family attended the opening ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Buckingham Palace. Afterward, The Queen and The Prince of Wales hosted a reception for the new Commonwealth Heads of Government.
Royal Family Channel screencap
For more: Zimbio gallery.

A big chunk of diamonds from the late Queen Mother's collection made its 2018 debut for the CHOGM Opening today. This Shell Brooch is seriously sparkly, observe while you check out all the rest of the royal family members at the ceremony:



The brooch kept its place on Her Maj's interesting skirt suit - color strategically selected so as not to echo the colors of any one country's flag too closely, I expect - as she and The Prince of Wales hosted a reception afterward.

Royal Family

Engagement and Wedding Rings 


Also today, The Queen received the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, for a private audience at Buckingham Palace.
Embed from Getty Images

Oh, and a tricky one to follow up  I see the Diamond Rose of York Brooch, and the rest of you see about seven different things, based on your comments.