Queen Elizabeth II wore three different brooches while carrying out her G7 Summit engagements.
On the first day of the G7 Summit, she wore the delicate Botswana Millet Brooch, which was a gift from the President of Botswana in 2007 at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. The brooch features 11 pear shaped diamonds arranged to resemble millet growing on a curved gold stem.
On Day 2, she wore an aquamarine and diamond brooch inherited from her mother, while on Day 3, she met with President and Dr Biden, wearing one of her favourites, the Jardine Star brooch, a late-Victorian diamond star brooch, which she inherited from Lady Jardine in 1981. The brooch has a collet diamond on a knife-wire between each of its eight points.
As the queen did not have an opportunity to meet with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison during the three-day summit, they met several
days later, and she wore the Australian Wattle brooch, presented to the Queen during her first visit to Australia in 1954. Prime Minister Morrison
told her that she was “quite the hit” at the conference, and had everyone talking about her at dinner the next night. The Queen replied: “Oh lord,
were they really?”
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge also wore significant jewellery to a cocktail reception for the G7 Summit. The three-strand pearl and diamond bracelet was originally crafted by designer Nigel Milne for Kate’s late mother in law, Diana, Princess of Wales, who often paired it with the Cambridge Lover’s Knot tiara. Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall also attended the reception, wearing several necklaces including a string of pavé-set beads and gold spacers, and her Golden Kiwi necklace, along with a pair of diamond and pearl drop earrings.