Did Charlotte’s funeral brooch belong to the Queen Mother? Princess’ horseshoe pin that was a ‘gift from Gan-Gan’ looks just like one worn by her great-great grandmother in the 1920s

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  • Seven-year-old Princess Charlotte debuts horseshoe brooch for Queen’s funeral
  • Eagle-eyed fans see brooch pinned to coat as they arrive at Westminster Abbey
  • The brooch belonged to the Queen Mother, gifted to Charlotte by great-grandmother
  • Queen’s funeral: All the latest news and coverage from the royal family

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Royal fans have claimed that the brooch Princess Charlotte wore to the Queen’s funeral was inherited from her great-grandmother, the Queen Mother.

Seven-year-old Charlotte arrived at Westminster Abbey with a delicate silver horseshoe pinned to the lapel of her black coat.

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It was reported yesterday that the brooch was a gift from his ‘gana-gana’ queen, and a fitting gesture of Her Majesty’s love of horses.

Now royal fans have noted that it looks very similar to the one owned by the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth, in the 1920s. It is believed that he himself received it as a gift from his mother-in-law, Queen Mary.

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family heirloom? Princess Charlotte, seven years old, arrived at Westminster Abbey with a delicate silver horseshoe pinned to the lapel of her black coat.

Now royal fans have noted that it looks very similar to the one owned by the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth, in the 1920s (as seen in 1929 above).  It is believed that he himself received it as a gift from his mother-in-law, Queen Mary.

Now royal fans have noted that it looks very similar to the one owned by the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth, in the 1920s (as seen in 1929 above). It is believed that he himself received it as a gift from his mother-in-law, Queen Mary.

By the name of the user writing on Instagram History Famous JewelsWrote: ‘At QEII’s funeral’ [Queen Elizabeth II] Princess Charlotte of Wales wore a small diamond horse shoe brooch.

The BBC says it was a gift from HM QEII to the princess. Fellow poster, Frank @britishroyalfamilywealth, assumed it to be a brooch worn by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother in the 1920s.

‘ Frank also noted that Leslie Field said the brooch was given to QEQM [Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother] by Queen Mary.

‘I want to pay tribute to the young princess’s restraint during what must have been a tremendous experience.

The daughter of the newly appointed Prince and Princess of Wales pinned a diamond brooch in the shape of a horse shoe over her black mourning robe

The sentimental horseshoe brooch worn by Princess Charlotte at the Queen's funeral was gifted to the young princess by her great-grandmother

The daughter of the newly appointed Prince and Princess of Wales pinned a diamond brooch in the shape of a horse shoe over her black mourning robe

Pictured here with her brother Prince George, Princess Charlotte's horseshoe brooch was a nod to the Queen's love of horses

Pictured here with her brother Prince George, Princess Charlotte’s horseshoe brooch was a nod to the Queen’s love of horses

‘Isn’t it pleasant to know how gems are passed down through generations!’

The Queen Mother, who married King George VI, then Duke of York, in 1923, wore a brooch for a portrait taken in 1929.

The delicate piece is shaped like a horseshoe and covered with glittering gems.

This is a particularly fitting choice as the Princess of Wales has previously revealed how her daughter has inherited Her Majesty’s love of horses.

The royal family used their jewelry to pay tribute to the Queen.

It was the only piece of jewelery worn by the daughter of the Prince and Princess of Wales.

Kate Middleton was quoted as saying in 2018 that her only daughter had inherited the Queen’s passion for horses.

Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton wore two jewels from her husband's grandmother, the late monarch

Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton wore two jewels from her husband’s grandmother, the late monarch

The 40-year-old princess wore a four-strand pearl choker in the middle of a diamond, which the queen had previously worn to a state banquet in Bangladesh in 1983.

The 40-year-old princess wore a four-strand pearl choker in the middle of a diamond, which the queen had previously worn to a state banquet in Bangladesh in 1983.

Kate Middleton, 40, also honored Queen Elizabeth II at a state funeral by donating two pieces that once belonged to her husband’s grandmother, the late monarch.

The Princess of Wales arrived at Westminster Abbey wearing a pair of Bahrain pearl drop earrings and a four-strand pearl choker with a center diamond clasp.

Both of these items were from the Queen’s personal collection and the Queen previously wore chokers to a state banquet in Bangladesh in 1983 and the Bahrain earrings were a gift to the Queen’s wedding in 1947.

The bran pearls were reportedly a gift from the Japanese government, probably acquired during the 1970s, when he made a state visit to that country.

The necklace was created by Garrard.

Princess Kate arrived at Westminster Abbey in Bahrain pearl drop earrings and a four-strand pearl choker with a center diamond clasp, both from the Queen’s private collection.

Kate previously wore the pieces to the funeral of the Queen’s husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in 2021 and was seen in earrings during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June this year.

In November 1982, the Queen famously lent this choker to her new daughter-in-law, Diana, Princess of Wales, to wear during the state visit of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.

Camilla, Queen Consort, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Prince George of Wales, Catherine, Princess of Wales, Princess Charlotte of Wales and Countess Sophie of Wessex during the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Camilla, Queen Consort, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Prince George of Wales, Catherine, Princess of Wales, Princess Charlotte of Wales and Countess Sophie of Wessex during the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Camilla's unique brooch was worn by Her Majesty herself during the Diamond Jubilee.  The heart-shaped pin features the number 60 in Slavonic numerals sculpted in diamonds, surrounded by a cabochon sapphire at the top and two large sapphire drops below.

Camilla’s unique brooch was worn by Her Majesty herself during the Diamond Jubilee. The heart-shaped pin features the number 60 in Slavonic numerals sculpted in diamonds, surrounded by a cabochon sapphire at the top and two large sapphire drops below.

The Bahrain Pearl Drop earrings were part of the royal collection of Queen Elizabeth II.

They feature round diamond studs with baguette-cut diamonds in a typical arrangement from the late 1940s, as well as fall pearls.

The Queen’s consort, Camilla, who is often seen wearing pearls in public, opted for a diamond brooch, which once belonged to Queen Victoria, on the day of the Queen’s funeral.

Her Majesty herself wore a unique brooch during the Diamond Jubilee.

The heart-shaped pin features the number 60 in Slavonic numerals sculpted in diamonds, surrounded by a cabochon sapphire at the top and two large sapphire drops below.

Lady Louise Windsor, (pictured) who is the eldest child of the Queen's youngest son, Prince Edward, wore a simple silver necklace with a horse tassel to the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

Lady Louise Windsor, (pictured) who is the eldest child of the Queen’s youngest son, Prince Edward, wore a simple silver necklace with a horse tassel to the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, (pictured) also chose pearl earrings at the Queen's funeral as a mark of respect

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, (pictured) also opted for pearl earrings…

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