The glowing diamond pendant, which may be worn as a brooch as Kate did on Tuesday, is fabricated from 18 spherical reduce diamonds with small emeralds across the three Prince of Wales ostrich feathers, a crown and the motto “Ich Dien” (I Serve).
It’s the first time Kate has worn the jewelry, and she or he selected to take action with its a removable cabochon emerald on the backside.
Wearing a regal purple Emilia Wickstead gown and an identical Sean Barrett hat, Kate joined the Prince of Wales as they performed a key half within the South African state go to of their new roles.
Inheritor to the throne William and the princess met the South African president Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday morning on behalf of the King and escorted him to Horse Guards Parade for the pomp and ceremony of the official welcome.
The Prince of Wales Feathers Pendant was a marriage reward to Princess Alexandra of Denmark from the “Women of North Wales” when she married the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, in 1863.
It was later given to the Queen Mother after which Diana when she married the then Prince of Wales in 1981.
Kate turned the Princess of Wales when the King made his eldest son William the Prince of Wales the day after the demise of the late Queen in September.