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Home3amStyleKate Middleton, Duchess of CambridgeKate Middleton’s borrowed royal jewellery in pictures: From diamond necklaces to glittering tiarasPieces loaned or given to the Duchess of Cambridge have been worn by the Queen, Diana and others look back on their different outingsByDanielle StaceyMagazine Online Content Editor20:57, 18 FEB 2018Updated17:46, 8 MAY 2018The Duchess of Cambridge, pictured wearing a tiara as she headed for last night’s Diplomatic reception at Buckingham Palace, is regularly loaned items from the royal collection and she has some of her own with regal heritage too (Image: UK Press) Get Weekly Fashion updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribing!Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailThe Duchess of Cambridge has an impressive collection of necklaces and earrings, but that doesn’t stop her borrowing items from her royal relatives’ jewellery boxes.Kate very rarely wears a crown, but we’ve seen her sport three different pieces of headwear since marrying into the family in 2011. The most famous being Princess Diana’s Cambridge Lover’s Knot tiara, which she has worn four times so far.And it’s not the only bit of royal bling Kate has borrowed, here we look at all of the royal earrings, necklaces, tiaras and brooches she’s worn.The engagement ring Prince William proposed to Kate with during a trip to Kenya in October 2010 is famously a hand me down from his late mum, Princess Diana.The 18 carat sapphire and diamond stunner was chosen by Diana, who died in 1997, after her engagement to Prince Charles in 1981 and cost it was one of a series of pieces presented to Diana by jewellers Garrard.Speaking of choosing the ring for Kate, William said: “It is very special to me. It was my way to make sure my mother did not miss out on today and the excitement that we are going to spend the rest of our lives together.”Tiaras Cartier halo tiara(Image: Mark Stewart / Getty)In December 2013, Kate was seen in a the lotus flower tiara at the Queen’s annual diplomatic reception the first time she had worn a tiara since her wedding.The tiara was a reincarnation of a necklace made by Garrard jewellers and made into a tiara after the Queen Mum, then the Duchess of York, asked for the diamond and pearl creation to be made into headwear instead in the 1920s.Garrard was tasked with changing the piece that was then seen on the Queen Mum, Princess Margaret and later Kate.Cambridge lover’s knot tiaraDuring Wimbledon 2011, Kate was seen sporting a pair of diamond and sapphire earrings while watching Andy Murray play .The heavy studs that match Princess Diana’s cluster engagement ring were among her most treasured jewels and were seen on her at numerous events during the 1980s and 90s.