The process requires reflection, attention to detail, coordination with the State Department and adherence to the highest levels of protocol. Finding the best gifts can be complicated – it should be personal and most likely to be a kind of historical touchstone between the two countries, the gifter and the receiver.
The Trumps wore a silver and silk poppy from Tiffany & Co.'s brooch in a custom white wooden jewelry box in a red leather box for Queen Elizabeth II, according to the White House.
Although Prince Philip left the active maritime service when he married the then Princess Elizabeth, he held a number of military appointments, including as Marshal of the Royal Air Force.
said her spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham.
"Ms. Trump works with the State Department and carefully selects meaningful gifts."
Likewise, the Trumps were handed over after long-standing tradition own thoughtful gifts.
For the President, the Queen donated a first edition of Winston Churchill's 1959 "The Second World War," bound in crimson goatskin with gold tools and a three-piece Duofold writing set.
For the First Lady a specially commissioned silver box with a handmade enamel lid.