Tiaras at dawn: Europe's Royals gather to celebrate Queen of Denmark's 40 years on the throne (and there's a lot of bling on show)
While the Queen may own a vast collection of diamond tiaras, her European counterparts can certainly give her a run for her money.
To celebrate Queen Margrethe II of Denmark's 40 years on the throne, the Royals of Europe gathered in Copenhagen for a gala dinner – and to show of some very important jewels.
Of the younger Royals, Princess Mary of Denmark, not surprisingly, wore the most sparkling tiara and necklace set,including diamonds and rubies.
Bling, bling: Cown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece, Princess Mary of Denmark, Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway gather the celebrate Queen Margrethe II of Denmark's 40 years on the throne at Christiansborg Palace Chapel on Sunday
Crown jewels: Queen Silvia of Sweden, Anne-Marie of Greece, Queen Sonja of Norway
The 39-year-old is the second wife of Prince Frederik. She looked stunning in a long midnight blue velvet gown to the event at Christiansborg Palace Chapel on Sunday.
Mary has been likened to the Duchess of Cambridge after the pair met in Copenhagan last year to visit a Unicef Warehouse.
The Princess also has a similar style to Kate
Extravagant: Guests take their seet at the opulent celebrations, which lasted all weekend
Queen Silvia of Sweden, Anne-Marie of
Greece, Queen Sonja of Norwa, older Royals, showed off an array of
diamonds, sapphires and emerald that stole the show.
Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway opted for a slightly more – yet equally stunning – modest look with a simple diamond tiara.
Queen Margrethe II came to the throne on January 14, 1972, by the death of her father and she became the
first woman to take over Europe's oldest monarchy.
Happy anniversary: Queen Margarethe II and Prince Henrik of Denmark are in high spirits
Elegant setting: Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece and Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece
Mass celebrations over the weekend saw thousands of Danes line the streets, waving flags and cheering as the
queen passed by in a horse-drawn
Known as Daisy, the queen is popular, with a
poll last month showing that nearly eight out of 10 Danes are in favour
of their monarch.
Margrethe has seen her popularity soar since the beginning of the 1980s as she began establishing herself as a talented artist.
Looks familiar: Crown Princess Mary has been likened to the Duchess of Cambridge