Another picture of THE SMALL IMPERIAL CROWN OF RUSSIA - Oppositely to other Imperial regalia the Small Imperial crown belonged to the Empress that wore it. This crown was created in 1856 by Russian Court Jeweler and made from silver and diamonds to Alexander II's wife, Maria Alexandrovna who later presented it to her beloved daughter-in-law Dagmar-Minnie-Marie Feodorovna.
The crown of Queen Alexandra was a new consort crown, whose style was more akin to the European royal crowns, than the standard style of the British crowns. The arches were detachable, which like the crown of Queen Elizabeth, meant the crown could be worn as a circlet.
Queens Diamond Jubilee: De Beers pay homage with a Talisman crown Diamond jeweller giant De Beers marks the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with a crown containing a staggering 974 diamonds, to be displayed in Harrods.
Queen Victoria’s Diamond Crown This crown whose lightness and elegance contrast with other British crowns, was ordered by Queen Victoria for her personal use. She found the Imperial State Crown too heavy, and very much resented the complicated procedures involved when removing the crown from the Tower of London. The small crown is a beautiful crown of heraldic Tudor form, which was made from Queen Victoria’s own expense in 1870. It was the crown perhaps most associa...