Meghan Markle Made an Elegant Update to Her Go-To Earrings

Lorraine Schwartz made a charming tweak to the Duchess of Sussex's jewels.

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  • Meghan Markle wore newly-customised Lorraine Schwartz diamond earrings to The Lion King premiere in London on Sunday, July 14.
  • The earrings are a personal favourite of the duchess, who last wore them as simple diamond studs to Trooping the Colour last month.
  • Schwartz re-set the earrings for Meghan and added removable onyx jackets.

    The Duchess of Sussex has long had a keen eye for accessories, and now, she's given one of her favourite pair of earrings a trendy update. While attending the European premiere of the live-action remake of The Lion King in London on Sunday, July 14, Meghan showed off her favourite pair of Lorraine Schwartz diamond studs, which the jeweller freshly updated with removable onyx jackets.

    The duchess last wore the emerald-cut earrings at June's Trooping the Colour celebration, when the jewels were just diamond studs. Now, Meghan can customise the earrings depending on her mood.

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    The Duchess of Sussex attends the 2019 Trooping the Colour.
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    Sunday famously marked the first meeting between the Duchess of Sussex and Beyoncé, who voices Nala in the new Lion King. The two hugged and expressed their admiration for each other—fans even caught the singer mouthing “my princess” as she embraced Meghan!

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    The Duchess of Sussex and Beyoncé meet at the European premiere of The Lion King on Sunday, July 14 in London.
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    Queen Bey also attended the event decked out in Lorraine Schwartz diamonds, pairing the jeweller's earrings and rings with a glorious custom Cong Tri gown.

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    Beyoncé attends the European premiere of The Lion King on July 14, 2019.
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    This isn't the first time the Sussexes tapped Schwartz's design skills. For his first wedding anniversary, Prince Harry collaborated with the jewellery designer to build an eternity ring for the Duchess of Sussex. The ring features an emerald, sapphire, and peridot stone—the birthstones of Harry, Meghan, and Archie. Harry also had Schwartz resize and reset Meghan’s engagement ring with a new diamond band.

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