Kate Middleton worn the earrings as a sartorial tribute to Queen Elizabeth

By Aazam

Kate Middleton chose the queen’s Bahrain pearl drop earrings, crafted from a cache of seven pearls that the then Princess Elizabeth received from Hakim of Bahrain on her wedding day in 1947

The four-strand pearl and diamond choker that Kate previously wore to the queen and Prince Philip’s diamond wedding anniversary in 2017

Kate Middleton has worn pearl and diamond earrings previously belonging to Princess Diana, a pearl necklace from the queen’s jewelry collection

singular in design but with a shared meaning, has been an apt way for Kate to pay tribute to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch

In Vogue's musing on the meaning of pearls, the stones in part represent a departure that is the end of one thing but the beginning of something else

The princess’s signature blow-dry was swept back into a low side bun barely visible beneath her veiled headpiece

Kate nodded to the late monarch once again with pearls, the colorless gemstone traditionally worn by royals in mourning