Queen Camilla's Top Tiara Moments, in Photos

Queen Camilla's Top Tiara Moments, in Photos

The Queen Consort may have only become a working royal in 2005, but she's still had plenty of occasions to don stunning tiaras—and there seems to be one that holds a special place in the royal's heart. Here, we take a look back at some of Camilla's most standout moments in tiaras.

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March 2023

At a state banquet in Germany, Queen Camilla again turned to her favorite Boucheron Honeycomb Tiara. She paired the glamorous tiara with the late Queen Elizabeth’s diamond fringed necklace.

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December 2022

The sapphire tiara appears to have quickly become one of Camilla's favorites, as the queen consort donned the piece—along with a set of earrings and a necklace that were wedding gifts to Queen Elizabeth from her father, King George VI—for a second time in as many months to attend a reception for members of the diplomatic corps.

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November 2022

For her first tiara moment as Queen Consort, Camilla wore a diamond and sapphire tiara that belonged to the late Queen Elizabeth.

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October 2019

For the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster, Camilla opted for her favorite Greville Tiara and pearl choker combination.

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June 2019

Camilla turned once more to the Greville Tiara for a state banquet honoring the visit of President Donald Trump and Firs Lady Melania Trump at Buckingham Palace.

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October 2018

The then-Duchess wore her signature Greville Tiara (also known as the Boucheron Honeycomb Tiara) to a state banquet at Buckingham Palace, held in honor of the Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima's state visit.

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December 2017

At the annual diplomatic reception at Buckingham Palace, Camilla paired the Greville Tiara with a sparkling pair of diamond earrings and a four-strand pearl necklace with a diamond clasp.

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November 2015

For the CHOGM (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting) Banquet in Malta, the Duchess of Cornwall once again went for the Greville Tiara, but this time wore it with her pink topaz demi-parure.

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June 2015

While the Greville Tiara was actually Queen Elizabeth's—on extended loan to Camilla after first gaining renown as one of the Queen Mother's choice sparklers—the Cubitt Tiara is one of the Camilla's family heirlooms, according to the Court Jeweller.

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December 2014

Camilla also chose to wear the Cubitt Tiara to the annual diplomatic reception at Buckingham Palace in 2014. It paired well with her sparkly dress and other pieces of diamond jewelry.

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November 2013

The Duchess allowed the Greville Tiara and her statement earrings to take center stage, forgoing a necklace, for a CHOGM Dinner in Sri Lanka.

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April 2013

The Duchess chose the same combination of jewels to a dinner in Amsterdam hosted by Queen Beatrix, ahead of her abdication. The tiara's honeycomb pattern went well with the semi-sheer design of her dress.

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March 2010

Camilla wore an emerald necklace—part of a suite she received as a gift during a trip to the Middle East, per the Court Jeweller—alongside the Greville tiara to a state banquet held in honor of South African President Jacob Zuma's visit to the U.K.

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March 2008

The future Queen Consort once again paired the Greville Tiara with a novel necklace for a state banquet at Windsor Castle, held for French President Sarkozy.

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November 2007

Camilla held nothing back, diamond-wise, for the Queen's Banquet at a CHOGM event in Uganda, matching the Greville Tiara with the Greville Festoon Necklace, another piece bequeathed to the Queen Mother by Margaret Greville.

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October 2005

Camilla wore the intricate Delhi Durbar tiara to a Buckingham Palace banquet in 2005, pairing it with large sparkling earrings and the Diamond Serpent necklace.

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July 1973

For her wedding to Prince Charles—a relatively simple affair, consisting of a civil ceremony at the Windsor Guildhall followed by a marriage blessing at St. George's Chapel—Camilla opted for a stylish hat. But at her first wedding, to Major Andrew Parker-Bowles, she pulled out the big guns (a tiara).

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The queen may have only become a working royal in 2005, but she's still had plenty of occasions to don stunning tiaras.