Crown Jewels at Queen Beatrix’s Abdication Dinner
A momentous day for the Dutch royals when Queen Beatrix stepped down after serving 33 years as head of state in the Netherlands. The royal dinner marking her abdication and the successive rule of Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and his wife Maxima, urged royalty to fly down to Amsterdam from all around the world.
Now there’s one thing about the royals that sets them apart from movie stars, business giants and socialites; it’s that no designer gowns can outshine their sparkling royal jewels. Heavy may have been the heads that wore the crowns, but we just can’t stop drooling over the dazzling tiaras that were flashed at the Rijksmuseum