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Meghan’s diamond and pearl earrings a gift from the Queen

The earrings the Duchess of Sussex wore on a visit to Cheshire were a gift from the Queen (Eddie Mulholland/Daily Telegraph/PA) Photo: PA Wire/PA Images

The earrings the Duchess of Sussex wore on her visit to Cheshire were a touching gift from her new grandmother-in-law, the Queen.

Meghan wore the pearl and diamond studs on her first joint engagement with the monarch.

Royal visit to Cheshire Credit: Royal visit to Cheshire

It is not known when exactly the royal matriarch gave the jewellery to the American former actress, who married the Queen’s grandson, Prince Harry, last month.

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Meghan and the Queen had travelled to Cheshire overnight on the Royal Train.

Buckingham Palace confirmed the earrings were a present from the Queen.

It is not known if they were from her personal collection or a new purchase.

Royal wedding Credit: Royal wedding

The Queen loaned Meghan a sparkling tiara to wear on her wedding day – Queen Mary’s Diamond Bandeau – from her personal collection of priceless jewellery.