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Queen Elizabeth sports 'favourite' brooch designed by Singapore jeweller while opening new railway line in London

SINGAPORE/LONDON — Britain's Queen Elizabeth added sparkle to her outfit on Tuesday (May 17) as she donned a gold and diamond brooch gifted by the Singapore Government for the opening of a new railway line in London.

Queen Elizabeth sports 'favourite' brooch designed by Singapore jeweller while opening new railway line in London

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth is seen wearing the "bird of paradise" brooch during an event to mark the completion of the Elizabeth Line at Paddington Station in London, Britain on May 17, 2022.

SINGAPORE/LONDON — Britain's Queen Elizabeth added sparkle to her outfit on Tuesday (May 17) as she donned a gold and diamond brooch gifted by the Singapore Government for the opening of a new railway line in London.

British tabloid Daily Mail reported that the queen sported the gold and diamond "bird of paradise" brooch on her yellow double-wool coat, as she paid a visit to Paddington Station on Tuesday to officially open the completed Elizabeth Line with her son, Prince Edward.

The brooch was a gift from the Singapore Government in 2012 to mark the queen’s Diamond Jubilee that year.

Created by Singapore jeweller Thomis Kwan, the brooch is made of 18-karat yellow gold and boasts detailed filigree work, a set of 61 diamonds and a traditional Peranakan style.

Mr Kwan, who runs Foundation Jewellers, began designing his own Peranakan-style jewellery in the 1990s.

The gold and diamond brooch has become one of the queen’s favourite pieces over the years, having been spotted as part of her outfit on several occasions, Daily Mail reported.

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