What are the small jeweled portraits pinned to Her Majesty’s sash?
These are royal family orders. Female members of the family receive them from the monarch. The Queen wears the orders of her father and grandfather, while the rest of the royal family wears her order. The Queen’s order is her likeness, surrounded by diamonds and nestled on a yellow ribbon.
The family order of King George VI is pinned with a pink ribbon; King George V is blue.
Mandy's British Royalty began in 1998 to document Mandy's growing love of the Royal Family. Her favorite royal is Queen Elizabeth II, followed closely by Denmark's Princess Marie. Mandy loves discussing royalty, so drop her a line any time! Read More…