Queen Camilla emerges on Buckingham Palace in gold embroidered dress and crown

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Queen Camilla arrives on Palace balconyDan Kitwood - Getty Images

Queen Camilla appeared on the balcony at Buckingham Palace alongside The King and other members of the Royal Family, following the close of the Coronation ceremony on Saturday (6 May).

The King and Queen stood side by side, still in crowns, and waved to crowds as they waited to witness the official flypast. The balcony appearance came after an official military salute and rendition of the national anthem once the royals had returned to Buckingham Palace.

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Initially known as The Queen Consort, Her Majesty will now be referred to as Queen Camilla or simply The Queen.

Earlier in the day, Queen Camilla arrived at Westminster Abbey for the Coronation ceremony wearing a white gown with bold embroidered detailing, and a stunning diamond necklace of sentimental value.

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The embroidery appears to be iconography depicting the floral emblems for the United Kingdom, including roses for England. This is reminiscent of the gown Queen Elizabeth II wore on her own Coronation Day, which was white with embroidered floral symbols for the realms of Great Britain.

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Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation dress.Nicky J Sims - Getty Images

The Queen Consort is wearing Queen Victoria's Coronation necklace, which was also worn by The Queen at her 1953 Coronation (according to Metro).

The King and Queen Consort left Buckingham Palace in the new Diamond Jubilee State Coach, and travelled across London to Westminster Abbey. Both wear traditional furs over their shoulders.

The Royal Couple emerged from the Palace gates pulled by six Windsor Grey horses from the Royal Mews while members of various armed forces watched on and the National Anthem played.

The procession to the Abbey began just after twenty past 10 on Saturday morning (6 May). The Jubilee State Coach the Royal Couple travelled in was a gift from Australia to Queen Elizabeth II in honour of her historic jubilee year and is being pulled by horses named Icon, Shadow, Milford Haven, Echo, Knightsbridge and Tyrone.

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The King and Queen Consort passed through London and waved to crowds as they approached closer and closer Westminster Abbey. The route is lined with flags as well as members of the public braving the drizzle to wave to the new monarchs.

Inside the Abbey, celebrity guests including Emma Thompson, Dame Judi Dench, Joanna Lumley and singer Katy Perry waited alongside former British Prime Minsters and international political figures including Jill Biden, First Lady of the United States.

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