There has been a lot of speculation about what will happen to the Queen’s massive personal jewelry collection now that she’s dead, and it looks like the bulk of it will go to Kate Middleton. but! Queen Consort Camilla is likely to choose the first option.
Royal expert Ingrid Seward tells daily Mail that the jewelry had been “sorted and organized by the Queen some time ago” and added, “I imagine that Her late Majesty’s personal jewelry will be handed over to various members of her family. The Princess of Wales as the future Queen gets the lion’s share.”
Having said that, the Queen Consort will have “first choice” plus “there are pieces that will remain for the use of the ruling monarch’s wife – in this case Camilla. She will need a large pool to support her constitutional role.”Read:Is a PANTHER on the loose in the Peak District? Camper says he filmed big cat feeding on dead sheep
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When it comes to the Queen’s clothing, royal expert Kristen Ross says: “I expect that some of her signature outfits, such as the Jubilee sets or the coats and hats worn at royal weddings, will certainly be preserved for historical purposes. Historic Royal Palaces The collection preserves a number of Queen Victoria’s outfits. and Princess Diana, and Queen Elizabeth’s outfits are of equal historical importance and interest. I have no doubt that her wedding gown and coronation gown will be held by the Royal Collection Fund, and will be on display quite often.”
It’s also possible for items from the Queen’s personal collection to be passed down to her grandchildren – just like Princess Beatrice’s wedding gown.
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“Many of the Queen’s party dresses can be altered to fit Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie,” Christine explains, adding that “the new Princess of Wales [Kate Middleton]or even Princess Charlotte and Lillibet “could wear gowns in the future.
Mihira Bonner is a popular news and entertainment writer who enjoys the Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm, and was previously the entertainment editor of Marie Claire and has covered popular culture for over a decade.