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The Tiaras Were Out in Full Force at a Formal Banquet Honoring the Dutch Royal Visit the U.K.

The Queen and Duchess Kate were joined by King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands.
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The King and Queen of the Netherlands are currently on a state visit to the United Kingdom, where the royals are spending time with Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Prince William, Duchess Kate, and other members of the British royal family. Tonight, Queen Elizabeth is hosting a state banquet at Buckingham Palace in honor of Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima's visit. As is expected with an elaborate affair that brings royals from not one but two European countries together, the tiaras were out in full force.

See every stunning tiara look from the Dutch state banquet here:

Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander pose with Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall


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Another look at the royals, decked out for the evening


Queen Maxima is wearing the historic Stuart tiara, while Queen Elizabeth chose the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall wore the Greville tiara.

Queen Maxima wore the stunning Stuart tiara


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The tiara's center stone is a rare 39.75-carat, pear-shaped, rose cut stone with a pale blue cast. It once belonged to England's King William II and Queen Mary II.

Another look at Queen Maxima's tiara


The Duchess of Cambridge wore the Lover's Knot tiara


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Kate paired her signature tiara with an Alexander McQueen dress. The Cambridge Lover's Knot tiara was also one of Princess Diana's favorites.

Another look at Duchess Kate's outfit


She also wore an impressive necklace and earring combination.

The Duchess didn't wear a sash


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But Kate was sporting a new honor: a yellow badge, with a brooch featuring a portrait of the Queen.

Princess Michael of Kent wore a pale green dress


The royal accessorized with a diamond and pearl tiara often called the Kent Festoon Tiara.

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Princess Mabel van Oranje-Nassau wore a sparkler with colored stones


The royal was escorted by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.

Another look at Queen Elizabeth's tiara here


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The monarch's tiara, the Queen Mary's Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, once belonged to Elizabeth II's grandmother, Queen Mary.

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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