Anne Boleyn B Necklace

Posted By on May 10, 2009

Anne Boleyn B NecklaceI’m so excited! A replica Anne Boleyn “B” Necklace is now available to buy on TheAnneBoleynFiles webshop – click here for details.

The “B” necklace was Anne Boleyn’s favourite piece of jewellery and can be seen in the few portraits of her that still exist today. It was her signature piece and was passed down to Elizabeth I, along with her “A” necklace and “AB” brooch.

The origins of the distinctive Anne Boleyn B necklace are not known, but it is thought that it may have been a gift from her father, Thomas Boleyn. Personalised jewellery, with initials on it, was very popular at the time and it is said that Henry VIII had a brooch with his initials on it.

Some say that Anne Boleyn wore her trademark necklace to cover a wen or mole on her neck, but there is no evidence of this and, like stories of her having three breasts and six fingers, it was probably a rumour spread by the Catholic Conservatives to fuel the story that she was a witch who cast a spell over Henry VIII.

The Anne Boleyn B necklace has become popular today with people who have admired it in “The Tudors” or on Betty Suarez in “Ugly Betty”. It is a beautiful necklace and will look good with an Anne Boleyn costume , t-shirt and jeans or a little black dress.

Anne BoleynOur Anne Boleyn B necklace has been made by British jeweller, Steve Millingham, who has supplied pieces of jewellery for “The Tudors”, “The Other Boleyn Girl”, the West End production of “A Man For All Seasons”, Hampton Court Palace, The Tower of London, English Heritage, the National Trust and various museums. Steve’s Tudor jewellery has also been featured on special 500 Year Henry VIII Anniversary postage stamps.

The great thing about this replica B necklace is that even though it is gold-plated, it is only US$55! See the Product Page for full details.

19 thoughts on “Anne Boleyn B Necklace”

  1. HappyHelen says:

    OH MY GOD THAT IS SO COOL!!! oh man, I want to buy it. AWESOME!!

  2. Kimberly Eve says:

    I just bought my B pendant necklace. I can’t believe I own a replica of Anne Boleyn’s necklace.
    Cant’ wait to wear it! Oh My Goodness!

  3. admin says:

    Hi Helen,

    I know, it’s gorgeous isn’t it! I’m so excited to be offering it.

    Claire x

  4. admin says:

    Hi Kimberly,

    You’ll have to take a photo of yourself wearing it and send it to me! Glad you’re excited. Remember to enter the competition – you could own the bottle cap Anne Boleyn necklace too!

    Claire x

  5. Kimberly Eve says:

    Hi Claire,

    Oh, I’ll take a picture wearing it no worries there!
    I’ll be writing the article for the competition.
    I have until the 19th but will be writing it soon!

    Kimberly Eve

  6. That is beautiful! I already have a ‘B’ necklace, but I will put a link up letting people know about it.

  7. admin says:

    Thanks, Carlyn, I appreciate that. I love your blog!

  8. admin says:

    Hi Kimberly,
    Great, I’d appreciate a photo. I’m glad you’re entering the competition.

  9. Elizabeth says:

    Claire, I hope it’s ok but I posted about your writing competition on my new blog (www.everythingtudor.com/newforum/). Just let me know if you want me to take it down! So excited about the competition! The necklace is lovely!

  10. admin says:

    Hi Elizabeth,

    Of course it’s ok, thanks for doing that, I really appreciate it. Hope you’re going to enter the competition!

    Claire

  11. lisaannejane says:

    I just got my “B” brooch and I love it! I can’t wait to show it off! I know it’s silly. but I still feel that I have a bit of Anne with me. Anyone who asks me what the “B” stands for may hear more than they want to LOL! Thanks for having made this available.

  12. lisaannejane says:

    My “B” necklace just arrived and I love it! The brooch is great but this is even better. I got the gold letter and it looks beautiful. I’m so glad I got this!

  13. Stella Coulson says:

    The ‘B’ Anne Boleyn pendant is exquisite. I adore the style of the Tudor period – sumptuois, elegant and wonderful. Would love to wear a Tudor design as worn in Showtime/BBC’s ‘The Tudors’ – Anne Boleyn’s in particular, for my wedding, as every girl wishes to be a Queen for one day.

  14. Claire says:

    Hi Stella,
    I too love the B necklace and the jewellery from The Tudors – I’m wearing a load on Christmas Day and I often wear my B necklace.

  15. MCatherine says:

    The ‘B’ necklace is a FIND!

  16. Robert Inness says:

    This is to inform you of a change of email address
    thank you

    bob inness

    1. Claire says:

      Thank you, I’ve updated it on our database.

  17. Marian lynn says:

    Enjoyed Jane Seymour talk by Gareth Stewart as I am from northern ireland

  18. MJGeorge says:

    I love my Ann Bolynn necklace and earring set. Can’t wait to order the ring next pay day!1

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