Other members of the royal family also chose to wear high-end jewelry to honor the queen at her funeral, a royal tradition that has been passed down from generation to generation.
Accessories are an essential part of an outfit. The women of the British royal family paid a subtle tribute to Queen Elizabeth II by choosing their jewelery for her, during the monarch’s funeral.
In fact, the choice of accessories has been a royal mourning tradition for centuries, as Queen Victoria wore pearls to commemorate the death of her husband, Prince Albert. Since then, the tradition has continued in the lives of aristocrats.
THE PRINCESS OF WALES
Kate Middleton wore an Alexander McQueen A-line gown, complete with a wide-brimmed veiled headpiece.
The great protagonist: a necklace with four strands of pearls and diamonds that the queen gave her.
THE DUCHESS OF SUSSEX
Meghan Markle chose a cape dress by Stella McCartney and a Dior hat designed by Stephen Jones, who is one of the most famous milliners in the country. Also, she wore black gloves.
She opted to wear delicate pearl and diamond earrings that the famous Elizabeth II also gave her .
THE QUEEN CONSORT
Camilla paid her tribute with a Hessian Diamond Jubilee sapphire brooch that once belonged to Victoria and has belonged to royal women ever since.
She chose to pay tribute to her grandmother, who loved horses, by wearing a diamond horseshoe brooch.
Pearls and diamonds have been a continual choice when it comes to royal funerals. Even though they evidently own all kinds of jewelry. What is the meaning of the pearls?
Jewelry historian Vivienne Becker told Vogue, “It’s a great tradition… It’s about the suppression of color, and also the pearls aren’t bright or brash. By choosing them, you are being discreet and respectful.”
Another important fact is that the designers used by the Princess of Wales and the Duchess of Sussex are some of the most important and respected fashion houses in England.
Additionally, each also wore their respective designer during their wedding ceremonies . What can mean a subtle tribute to the aesthetics of important family events.