Queen Elizabeth II Wishes You a Happy Diamond Jubilee Weekend!

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 24:  Queen Elizabeth II and U.S. President Barack Obama (R) pose in the Music Room of Buckingham Palace ahead of a State Banquet on May 24, 2011 in London, England. The 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, and his wife Michelle are in the UK for a two day State Visit at the invitation of HM Queen Elizabeth II. During the trip they will attend a state banquet at Buckingham Palace and the President will address both houses of parliament at Westminster Hall.  (Photo by Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
The Queen. Photo: Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images

Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her Diamond Jubilee this weekend with lots of fancy parties, crust-less sandwiches, nicely broken-in shoes, and pastel hats. She'll also do a lot of waving with white gloves on. Click ahead to see how that gets done.

Side note: See how her technique shifts from mostly elbow to all-wrist motion over the years? Happy Diamond Jubilee, everyone!