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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge's most significant jewellery: From tributes to her kids to royal family heirlooms

And how she sends a subtle message through them.

By Maddison Leach
There's no denying royal ladies have access to some of the most beautiful - and expensive - jewellery collections in the world, especially when they often loan pieces to one another.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has been known to wear sparkling pieces from her own jewellery box, as well as styles borrowed from the Queen herself.
The royal mum-of-three also inherited a wealth of heirloom pieces from her late mother-in-law Princess Diana when she married Prince William back in 2011, including her iconic engagement ring.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is known for her subtle approach to jewellery. (Image: Getty)
But through the years a clear pattern has emerged when it comes to Catherine's jewellery; she consistently favours significant and sentimental pieces over flashy and over-the-top jewels.
Often opting for understated pieces like charm necklaces and delicate drop earrings, the Duchess of Cambridges likes to make subtle statements with her jewels and often pays tribute to family members past and present through the diamonds and pearls she wears.
In honour of her unique approach to royal jewellery, we've collected some of her most significant pieces and revealed the stories behind the glittering gemstones she wears.
Keep scrolling to explore Catherine's generous catalogue of significant jewels.

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