In 1907, the Great Star of Africa was given to King Edward VII of England and set into the Royal Scepter. #The Royal Scepter is still used today by Queen Elizabeth

The Sovereign's Sceptre with Cross that is set with the largest of the Cullinan diamonds known as the Star of Africa or Cullinan I that weighs 530.2 carats. The Sceptre is part of the Crown Jewels. britain tiara came from south africa

The Cullinan I, or Great Star of Africa, weighs 530.4 carats and is part of the British Crown Jewels.

The part of the scepter of Ekaterina II Russian Empress. The head of the scepter is crowned by one of the biggest diamonds in the world, Orlov that was presented to Ekaterina by her favorite Grigori Orlov

The Imperial State Crown (1937) is worn by the Queen at each State Opening of Parliament. One of the youngest crowns in the collection, it holds a number of much older gems. The crown was remade in 1937 after the previous frame weakened under the weight of the gemstones.

110-carats and with an equally prodigious history, the Cullinan yellow asscher-cut diamond, The glorious yellow diamond originated in South Africa, making its way to the British crown jewels in 1907 under King Edward VII.

The Indian Emerald Necklace made with 24 Columbian gems. Jewels are set in platinum complimented with 100s of diamonds. Created in 1928-1929 by Cartier

The Steinmetz Pink was discovered in southern Africa and is the largest Fancy Vivid Pink diamond known in the world. It weighs 59.60 carats and has been graded as Internally Flawless. gem jewelry

Antique opal diamond and emerald stylised sceptre brooch, c.1900

This is the ring of Queen Elizabeth I opened at the hinge to reveal an enameled portrait of her ca. 1575 and that of an unnamed woman dressed in Edwardian clothing. It may be her mother, Anne Boleyn.

Watch and chatelaine, by Hippolyte Téterger, French (Paris), ca. 1870-78. Gold, platinum, and diamonds.

Imperial State Crown: Worn by the Queen at the State Opening of Parliament, it is set with the Second Star of Africa, a 317-carat dazzler which was one of nine off-cuts from the Cullinan Diamond - the largest ever found - presented to Edward VII in 1907

Greek Royal Jewels - The Turquoise Parure Formerly in the possession of Queen Olga of Greece

110-carat. The Cullinan Yellow Asscher-cut Diamond. This glorious yellow diamond originated in South Africa, making its way to the British crown jewels in 1907 under King Edward VII.

Lovely clear photo of the Musy tiara - Italian royal family - in its pearl rosette form

Queen Victoria's Coronation Ring

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*A Victorian opal and diamond cluster pendant by West & Son, Dublin, c.1870. The central round white opal cabochon of estimated weight 2.60 carats in a stepped surround of old brilliant cut diamonds of estimated total weight 5.40 carats. Detachable brooch, pendant and hair piece fittings in original box. Yellow gold and silver.

Tiara de las Flores de Lis

Locket ring belonging to Queen Elizabeth I.

The Girls of Great Britain tiara from Garrards, and a Cartier diamond and platinum necklace