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Elizabeth II

Royal Jewels – The King Khalid Necklace

The King Khalid necklace consists of “brilliants, marquises and 20 graduated pear-shaped pendants in openwork claw settings.” The necklace was made by the jeweller Harry Winston and was given to Queen Elizabeth II by King Khalid of Saudi Arabia. This happened during an official visit to Saudi Arabia in 1979. Embed from Getty Images Embed [read more]

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Royal News

Villa Windsor to reopen as a museum

The Paris home of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor will be turned into a museum, and it will also have a cafe. A heritage trust has been given the task of turning the run-down villa in the Bois de Boulogne into a permanent museum. The mansion includes 14 rooms and two-acre gardens. After the [read more]