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Meghan’s diamond and pearl earrings a gift from the Queen

Press Association logoPress Association 14/06/2018 By Laura Elston, Press Association Court Reporter

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 Video: Duchess of Sussex joins Queen on visit to Chester

The earrings the Duchess of Sussex wore on her visit to Cheshire were a touching gift from her new grandmother-in-law, the Queen.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, arrive in Runcorn, June 14, 2018.  Peter Byrne/Pool via Reuters © Reuters Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, arrive in Runcorn, June 14, 2018. Peter Byrne/Pool via Reuters Meghan wore the pearl and diamond studs on her first joint engagement with the monarch.

The earrings the Duchess of Sussex wore on a visit to Cheshire were a gift from the Queen (Eddie Mulholland/Daily Telegraph/PA) © Provided by The Press Association The earrings the Duchess of Sussex wore on a visit to Cheshire were a gift from the Queen (Eddie Mulholland/Daily Telegraph/PA) It is not known when exactly the royal matriarch gave the jewellery to the American former actress, who married the Queen’s grandson, Prince Harry, last month.

Meghan and the Queen had travelled to Cheshire overnight on the Royal Train.

Buckingham Palace confirmed the earrings were a present from the Queen.

Meghan’s diamond and pearl earrings a gift from the Queen © Press Association Meghan’s diamond and pearl earrings a gift from the Queen It is not known if they were from her personal collection or a new purchase.

The Queen loaned Meghan a sparkling tiara to wear on her wedding day – Queen Mary’s Diamond Bandeau – from her personal collection of priceless jewellery.

Slideshow: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex with Queen Elizabeth II in Cheshire (Provided by Microsoft GES)


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