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Queen Mary's Crown. The crown jewels, part of the Royal Collection, are powerful symbols of the British Monarchy. The crown, made by Gerrard & Co, used to contain the Koh-i-Noor diamond as well as the Cullinan III and the Cullinan IV. However, in 1914 these diamonds were replaced by crystal models. It contains approximately 2,200 diamonds and was specially constructed so that the arches could be removed.
Queen Marie's crown detail. Some of the gems are turquoise, moonstone, and amethyst.
Queen Mary. The family called her Mae. She was engaged to the eldest son of Edward VII, the Duke of Clarence. He died of influenza. George the second son fell in love with her and they married.