Sophie, Countess of Wessex is a royal bride, and as such has access to some of the most stunning royal jewels.
And it appears the Countess, who is said to be the Queen’s ‘favourite’, has a jewel she favours most.
The blonde appears to enjoy wearing huge aquamarine stones.
Ailsa Russell Appraiser Prestige Pawnbrokers of Channel 4’s Posh Pawn revealed exclusively to Express.co.uk how Sophie has two tiaras with the stones worth £1.5m.
Sophie, Countess of Wessex: Queen’s ‘favourite’ £1.5 MILLION aquamarine tiaras revealed
Ailsa said: “Aquamarines, like emeralds, are a colour scale of the mined gem stone called beryl. Emeralds are green to blue beryls and aquamarines are blue to green beryls.
“Alongside rubies, emeralds, and sapphires, aquamarines are the most popular hard gemstone for jewellery. As most aquamarines are greenish blue, the more intense and saturated the blue colour, the rarer the stone and therefore the more expensive they are.
“However, slightly lighter, but perfectly clear, aquamarines are still incredibly popular and sought after because it is immediately obvious what stone they are. They remain very popular and desirable on the open market, there was a noticeable increase in demand after Meghan Markle wore princess Diana’s Asprey ring.”Sophie Countess of Wessex tiaras Five Aquamarine Tiara - £1m
This stunning tiara has five of the light blue gems.
The piece is delicate and the stones enormous. So what did the expert say?
Ailsa said: “Two of the three tiaras the royal has been known to wear feature incredible designs with aquamarines.
“The ‘Five Aquamarine Tiara’, also coined the ‘Canadian Aquamarine Tiara’ after the Queen wore it on a state visit to Canada in 1970, is a high