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Princess Anne wears precious earrings as she joins the Queen’s coffin on trip to London

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The Princess Royal was with her mother this afternoon when the Queen’s coffin was carried from St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh before being flown to London and then carried by hearse to Buckingham Palace.

Dressed in a beautiful black ensemble, Princess Anne, 72, chose to wear her favorite Grima pearl earrings, which she had given to her parents in the 1960s and which she wore to her father’s funeral in 2021.

As well as on gloomy occasions, Anne also wore the precious earrings in happier times, such as her wedding to Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence in 1992. He accompanied her today in Edinburgh.

Anne also wore the accessories during her first royal tour, when she was 19 and visited Australia with her mother, as well as during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations this year.

The Princess Royal was by her mother’s side this afternoon as the Queen’s casket was carried from St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh before being flown to London and then carried by hearse to Buckingham Palace

Dressed in a beautiful black ensemble, Princess Anne, 72, chose to wear her favorite Grima pearl earrings, which she had given to her parents in the 1960s and which she wore to her father's funeral in 2021.

Dressed in a beautiful black ensemble, Princess Anne, 72, chose to wear her favorite Grima pearl earrings, which she had given to her parents in the 1960s and which she wore to her father’s funeral in 2021.

The earrings are a leaf design with gold, pearls and diamonds and are made by the Anglo-Italian jeweler Andrew Grima

The earrings are a leaf design with gold, pearls and diamonds and are made by the Anglo-Italian jeweler Andrew Grima

In addition to gloomy occasions, Anne also wore the precious earrings in happier times, such as her wedding to Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence in 1992 (pictured)

In addition to gloomy occasions, Anne also wore the precious earrings in happier times, such as her wedding to Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence in 1992 (pictured)

The earrings are a leaf design with gold, pearls and diamonds and are made by the Anglo-Italian jeweler Andrew Grima.

They have been regularly seen in Princess Royal’s wardrobe since the 1960s – even in 1992 along with her beautiful wedding dress.

Max Stone, director of luxury jeweler Steven Stone said: Wife & Home of Anne’s earrings: ‘The earrings, which were given to her by the Queen and Prince Philip in the late 1960s, are one of Princess Anne’s longest lasting pieces of jewelry and have enormous sentimental value.

The princess was often worn in public appearances, most notably during her first royal tour as an adult, in Australia when she was with her mother at age 19, at her wedding to Timothy Laurence in 1992 and at Prince Phillip’s funeral in 2021. .

“The retail price for a pair of earrings like Princess Anne’s would be around $3,600.”

The Queen leaves her beloved Scotland for the last time as her coffin is flown from Edinburgh to London and then transported by hearse to Buckingham Palace – where she will be received by King Charles III, the Queen Consort and the Prince and Princess of Wales .

They have been regularly seen in Princess Royal's wardrobe since the 1960s - even in 1992 along with her beautiful wedding dress.  Pictured, Princess Anne at Britain's Prince Philip's funeral in 2021

They have been regularly seen in Princess Royal’s wardrobe since the 1960s – even in 1992 along with her beautiful wedding dress. Pictured, Princess Anne at Britain’s Prince Philip’s funeral in 2021

The sound of pipes filled the streets as Her Majesty’s casket – which was draped in the Royal Scottish Standard and adorned with a large wreath – was carried in a hearse after 4:15 pm by kilt-wearing pallbearers from St Giles’ Cathedral and then Edinburgh’s Royal miles.

A guard of honor from the King’s Bodyguard for Scotland and pipers followed the Cortege towards Edinburgh Castle and onto Edinburgh Airport.

A sea of ​​thousands of mourners crammed into the small streets of the capital erupted into applause as the The Scottish flag, the Saltaire, flew half-masked from the top of a building. The huge crowd of men, women and children continued to applaud the monarch as the last group of soldiers followed the procession.

At Edinburgh Airport, the Queen will be received by the Royal Regiment of Scotland with a royal salute, after which a Royal Air Force carrier will be on hand to carry the coffin on the plane – an RAF Globemaster C-17 – accompanied by her daughter the Princess Royal, who traveled from Balmoral with her late mother on Sunday.

Princess Anne and her husband Sir Tim Laurence arrive at St Giles' Cathedral

Princess Anne and her husband Sir Tim Laurence arrive at St Giles’ Cathedral

Princess Anne watches as Queen Elizabeth II's casket is carried to a hearse as they leave St Giles' Cathedral

Princess Anne watches as Queen Elizabeth II’s casket is carried to a hearse as they leave St Giles’ Cathedral

The bearer company carries Queen Elizabeth II's coffin to a hearse as they prepare to depart from St. Giles' Cathedral

The bearer company carries Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin to a hearse as they prepare to depart from St. Giles’ Cathedral

The Princess Royal watches as Queen Elizabeth II's casket is taken to a hearse as it exits St Giles' Cathedral

The Princess Royal watches as Queen Elizabeth II’s casket is taken to a hearse as it exits St Giles’ Cathedral

Princess Anne, Princess Royal and her husband Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence watch as porters carry Queen Elizabeth II's coffin from St Giles' Cathedral

Princess Anne, Princess Royal and her husband Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence watch as porters carry Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin from St Giles’ Cathedral

The RAF aircraft will take off from the runway in Edinburgh at 6:00 PM and land at RAF Northolt in West London at 6:55 PM.

The bearer party will then carry the Queen’s coffin from the plane to the waiting hearse to begin the journey by road on the A40 to Buckingham Palace, where tens of thousands of mourners are expected to gather for a glimpse of Her Majesty. to catch.

When she arrives at the palace, a further guard of honor will be formed by the King’s Guard as the chest arrives at the Grand Entrance.

The king will be joined by Camilla, Prince William, Kate Middleton and Princess Beatrice when he receives his mother’s coffin at Buckingham Palace, where she spent so many of her decades as a sovereign before her death at the Balmoral estate on Thursday at the age of 96.

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