Queen Camilla Wears Queen Elizabeth's Sapphire Tiara for First State Banquet of King Charles' Reign

Queen Camilla is wearing her first tiara in her new royal role. She shimmered in the Belgian Sapphire Tiara at a state banquet at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, her first tiara moment.

The tiara was previously owned by the late Queen Elizabeth II, who wore the sparkler to Singapore in 1989 and for China's state visit to the U.K. in 2015.

Continuing to wear royal blue, Queen Camilla looked regal in a lace evening gown by Bruce Oldfield and royal regalia, accessorised with the Belgian Sapphire Tiara's coordinating necklace and bracelet.

King George gave his daughter, then-Princess Elizabeth, the tiara, necklace and earrings as a wedding gift in 1947.

The Queen Consort has historically had a bolder taste in tiaras than Kate Middleton, who sported her go-to Queen Mary's Lover's Knot tiara for the state banquet. 

Ramaphosa also visited the Palace of Westminster, where he delivered an address in the Royal Gallery to members of the houses of Parliament and other guests.

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