The diamond Maple Leaf brooch was given to Queen Elizabeth (later The Queen Mother), by her husband King George VI in advance of their 1939 Canadian tour. The Queen Mother treasured the brooch until her death, whereupon it passed to The Queen.
The Greville bow brooch: a very large diamond bow brooch inherited by Queen Elizabeth later the Queen Mother (who has worn it rarely) from Mrs Margaret Greville. Now inherited by Queen Elizabeth II who has never worn it (at least in public).
Queen Elizabeth’s Canadian Maple Leaf Brooch was a present from George VI to his wife ahead of their 1939 tour of Canada. The Queen Mother treasured the brooch until her death in whereupon it passed to the Queen. She, in turn, lent it to the Canada-
The Vanguard Rose Brooch: In Princess Elizabeth launched the ship HMS Vanguard and was presented with this antique diamond brooch by Messrs. John Brown, the shipbuilder. It is in the shape of a wild rose with leaves, the stem tied with a small bow.
The Russian Imperial Crown. First used at the Coronation of Catherine the Great and last used at the coronation of Nicholas II. The magnificent crown holds the second largest spinel in the world, a precious red spinel weighing an impressive carats.