Then, recently our fellow poster, RDavid, shared a photo with me. It is below & has much better definition.
Before we look at which brooches these might have been -- I am not 100% sure & I invite everyone to give an opinion I will show some of the other photos.
My guess is that Queen Mary was wearing her large round aquamarine brooch at her throat & the squarish/rectangular aquamarine as a pendant
On the day Queen Mary wore a light blue dress, blue hat with blue feathers & a pink coat which was given various shade descriptions. I couldn't find press reports with any mention of her jewels.
For a number of reasons the aquamarines often seemed to photograph as a darker colour in the photos of the time & the squarish/rectangular pendant often looked very different.
The two photos shown in the image below were taken on the same day & show how different the same jewels can look in different situations.
The squarish/rectangular pendant looks different again in the photo below.
The large round aquamarine I am referring to is this one which Queen Camilla has worn.
Has anyone got any ideas or comments??
The Instagram post I have done is almost identical to this.
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