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Kate Middleton dazzles in Princess Diana's tiara at Buckingham Palace dinner

Kate Middleton dazzles in Princess Diana's tiara at Buckingham Palace dinner

Some speculated that a tiara is too precious to be flown overseas with Meghan for her to wear, but this seems unlikely, the reason the Duchess of Sussex didn't wear a tiara is more likely to do with the dress code for the event and what the other guests would be wearing for the occasion.

Aside from her every-day stack of wedding bands (her famous engagement ring, her Welsh gold wedding band and her diamond eternity band), Kate has one jewellery designer she turns to for (almost) every outfit: Kiki McDonough.

Harper's Bazaar explains that Kate's choice of the necklace was particularly appropriate for last night's dinner to honor the Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, as it was previously worn by the Queen Mother at a state banquet in a similar welcome to Dutch royals in 1982.

"When I was born, there were one million elephants roaming Africa". People reports that the Lover's Knot tiara is over 100-years-old and belongs to Queen Elizabeth II, although it was originally commissioned in 1914 for Queen Elizabeth's mom, Queen Mary.

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Take a look through her impressive collection below. Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall were also on hand for the banquet for 150 guests. And one thing that's come across in the past year or so of appearances is a newfound stature and confidence in her role, something Meghan doesn't have yet, for very obvious and understandable reasons.

The duchess finished the look with the diamond and pearl Cambridge Lover's Knot tiara owned by Princess Diana, which she also wore to the Chinese state banquet in 2015 and the Spanish state banquet previous year.

It was a wedding gift from Queen Victoria's son, the future King Edward VII, to his wife Princess Alexandra of Denmark in 1863.

Visiting for the event were King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands accompanied by Queen Maxima, who are now staying at the Palace.

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