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One of the most impressive of the crowns on display at the Tower of London is the crown made for Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. This contains the legendary Koh-i-noor, or Mountain of Light diamond. Indian in origin, its history can be traced to the thirteenth century. It was presented to Queen Victoria by the East India Company in 1850. A legend clings to it that it brings good luck to any woman that wears it, but disaster to any man and many of the men that have owned it have met a violent end. The Imperial Crown of India was made for the visit of King George V to Delhi as Emperor of India. It is set with more than 6,000 diamonds with rubies, sapphires and emeralds. Towers Of London, Crown Jewels, Mothers Crowns, Queen, Tiaras Crowns, Koh I Noor Diamonds, Crowns Jewels, 6 000 Diamonds, Jewelry Crowns Tiaras
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HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother was a real character, a very brave woman who won the hearts of her subjects by insisting on staying at Buckingham Palace during the London blitz amid World War II. She was the backbone of the family. She was especially close to Prince Charles, her oldest grandchild. She died in 2002 at the age of 101.
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