Meghan Markle will wear this iconic Diana piece on her wedding day

The reason is very sentimental.
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Meghan Markle is expected to follow tradition by paying homage to the late Princess Diana when she weds Prince Harry.

While the 37-year-old already has a piece of Diana’s jewelry collection, royal experts believe she will wear the princess’ tiara on her wedding day.

Markle will have access to the royal family’s private collection for the big day, explained royal biographer Ingrid Seward in a recent interview. That includes the Spencer Tiara, which was left to Harry after his mother’s death and is the same piece Diana wore on her wedding day.

The Spencer Tiara once belonged to Diana’s grandmother and was worn by both of Diana’s sisters (Lady Jane and Lady Sarah Spencer) on their wedding days. The white gold and diamond crown was a favourite of the Princess’ and she continued to wear it throughout her life. 

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Diana wears the ‘Spencer tiara’ in 1987. (Credit: Getty Images)

‘Diana was very proud of her Spencer heritage and I think Harry will like his future bride to carry this tradition on. She will not own the tiara but will have the choice to wear it if she wants to,’ the Will & Harry biographer continued.

‘If not, she will certainly be loaned a tiara on her wedding day. Harry will present her with a necklace or something from his mother’s collection,’ Seward told US Weekly.

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This article originally appeared on InStyle Australia

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