The new Queen Consort has been busy because the Queen died on Thursday, September 8, stepping out for royal engagements with King Charles III. Yesterday, Camilla was seen with Kate, the Princess of Wales, at a lunch at Buckingham Palace. She was carrying black, as is the custom for royals in mourning to put on for per week after a monarch’s dying. But what stood out was her brooch: it was within the form of a moth.

Camilla’s brooch was giant, silver, and lined in tiny diamonds.

It was an exquisite moth – full with wings and antennae. The Queen Consort wore it on the left lapel of her black gown.

Called the Diamond Moth Brooch with Emerald Eye, Camilla first donned the jewel in 2015.

Interestingly, Camilla has worn two insect-related brooches over the previous week.

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On September 14, Camilla donned her Stick Insect Brooch, which was a present from her father.

This brooch is lengthy and silver – additionally studded with glowing diamonds like her moth brooch.

But why does Camilla like bugs a lot? The brooches might be a nod to the Queen Consort’s love for nature and gardening, however style stylist Miranda Holder instructed one other, hidden that means behind them.

Speaking to Express.co.uk, she mentioned: “Brooches have long been a glamorous favourite of the working Royals, as a glittering means to communicate layered messages to their subjects, or indeed each other.

“The Queen was recognized for her unimaginable private assortment, and nice thought went into choosing the right assertion piece, to suit the event, a lot to the constant shock and delight of everybody round her.

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“Camilla’s fashion sense has always been slightly on the quirky side, and she has used flamboyant features such as dramatic feathers on her hats to communicate her fun-loving personality to the world.

“She additionally has a notable assortment of insect jewelry, from dragonfly earrings to butterfly and even supermodel brooches – and naturally the moth brooch that we noticed yesterday.”

Focusing on the moth brooch, Miranda suggested that it could have a significant meaning.

She said: “While there isn’t any apparent, traceable hyperlink to Queen Elizabeth, the logo of the moth signifies change, transformation and resurrection in some cultures. 

“So, perhaps it is being worn to honour the Queen’s ‘onward journey’ into the next life, whilst acknowledging her husband and his transformation of ascending to the throne as King.”

As effectively because the moth brooch, Camilla wore a Bruce Oldfield long-sleeved gown for the Commonwealth lunch yesterday.

The gown featured a V-neckline with a zipper, and Camilla has been seen carrying it on many event previously.

She accessorised additional with the Van Cleef and Arpels Vintage Alhambra Yellow Gold bracelet. 

Camilla has worn this bracelet over the past week, and it might be the Queen Consort’s fortunate allure as a result of pendants being formed like four-leaf clovers.

The Queen Consort additionally donned the Apollo Blue Topaz and Diamond Pendant in White Gold by Kiki McDonough Fine Jewellery.

The necklace is a silver chain from which dangles a silver and blue pendant.

The pendant includes a gentle blue gemstone surrounded by tiny diamonds.