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The Scepter with the Cross was made in 1661, and is so called because it is surmounted by a cross. In 1905, it was redesigned to incorporate the Cullinan I, also known as the Great Star of Africa, which at over 530 carats (106 g) is the largest cut diamond in the world. During the coronation, the monarch bears the Scepter with the Cross in the right hand.
The Koh-I-Noor Diamond: It has been said that whoever owned the Koh-I-Noor ruled the world, a suitable statement for this, the most famous of all diamonds. The stone is now set in the Maltese Cross at the front of the crown made for Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and is part of the Crown Jewels of England