Love Sophie Wessex’s sentimental wedding accessories? Amazon offers £90 versions






Nicholas Murphy




the Countess of Wessex donned some very unusual wedding accessories on her big day june 19, 1999 at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.


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Instead of opting for diamonds, like the Duchess of Cambridge and Zara Tindall, Sophie received a beautiful set of white and black pearl earrings, a matching bracelet and a necklace with a cross design, offered by her husband, Prince Edward.


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The beautiful bride’s accessories were created by Asprey and Garrard, and she paired them with a scroll-patterned diamond tiara believed to be from the Queen’s private collection.


The price of Countess Sophie’s royal wedding jewelry has never been revealed, but we imagine it was made with the finest pearls and metals. If you want to get your hands on similar versions at a super affordable price, head on over to Amazon quickly to pick up lookalikes on sale – for just £90!


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Designed by Viki Lynn, this set includes a necklace, studs and a classic bracelet made with freshwater cultured pearls and 18k gold-plated sterling silver.


The set originally retails for £104.99, but there’s currently 15% off, bringing the price down to £89.24.



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Pearl necklace set, was £104.99 now £89.24, Amazon


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If the flash of black in Sophie’s look is what really caught your eye, then Amazon has several earrings on sale as well. We love these gorgeous huggie hoops with cubic zirconia adding a touch of sparkle and black pearls that will stand out against a white bridal outfit. And did we mention they’re only £25?


Hundreds of buyers have left five-star reviews for both pieces. For the earrings, one exclaimed, “Really pretty and look a lot more expensive than they were,” while another groom rated the set of necklaces: “A really lovely item, bought for my wife to be for our wedding and she absolutely loved it!”



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Black Pearl Drop Earrings, Was £29.99 Now £25.49, Amazon


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Pearls are very popular among royal ladies, with some also choosing to rock them on their wedding day. the Duchess of York wore an 18k gold intertwined cultured pearl necklace and diamond pearl pendant at her wedding to Prince Andrew in 1986, while Her Majesty the QueenThe 1947 wedding look featured a double row royal pearl necklace.


The monarch is believed to consider her trusty pearls part of her official royal “uniform” – she has worn them throughout her life. Leslie Field, author of The Queen’s Jewels, said PEOPLE“Pearls have been traditional for queens for a thousand years – there has never been a queen who has not worn pearls.


“They were rare and beautiful and shiny and the more you wear them the more shiny they become.”


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