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 Queen wears Cullinan diamonds at Diamond Jubilee Service
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 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.
The most famous pieces of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom with the Sceptre with the Cross at the bottom and St Edward's Crown at the front left. Kept safely in the Tower of London, when not in use by the Sovereign.
The Cullinan Diamond - When it was discovered in South Africa, the Cullinan was the largest diamond ever found. It was cut into more than 100 smaller pieces, the nine largest of which belong to the British Royal Family. - See more: video about the cutting, nine numbered Cullinan pieces
The Stewart Sapphire, which had been owned by the Royal House of Scotland for centuries, was also given to George III. The original owner of the sapphire was reputed to have been King Alexander II of Scotland, who had it set into his crown for his coronation in 1214. Edward I of England took the sapphire along with the Stone of Scone in 1296, during his invasion of Scotland. His grandson, King Edward III, later returned the jewel to his brother-in-law David II of Scotland.
Poltimore Tiara from The Most Expensive Royal Jewels Ever This tiara was worn by Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon on several occasions (including her wedding) and is worth somewhere between $275,000 and $370,000.
The Queen Mother's Crown This magnificent piece contains one of the most exquisite gems in the world - the legendary Koh-i-noor diamond. Koh-i-noor, or "Mountain of Light", is said to be a great source of fortune for its female owner, but brings bad luck to a man. Queen Elizabeth wore this for her coronation alongside her husband, King George VI.