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Crown Jewels England Margy's Musings: Crown Jewels of England The Crown Jewels are displayed at the Jewel House in the Tower of London and can be viewed there by the public.

Cullinan I: 530,2 Karat Cetro da Corôa Britânica. O maior diamante já encontrado no mundo.

In the Great Star of Africa was given to King Edward VII of England and set into the Royal Scepter. The Royal Scepter is still used today by Queen Elizabeth It is one of the largest polished diamonds in the world.

This is a reproduction of the crown worn by the infamous Henry VIII, the powerful plus-sized king with many wives.  The original was made either for Henry VIII or his father Henry VII and was worn by subsequent Tudor and Stuart monarchs up until it was broken apart & melted down at the Tower of London in 1649 under the orders of Oliver Cromwell (when the monarchy was abolished and replaced by the Protectorate).   The original crown was made of solid gold and inset with various rubies...

The Lost Crown of the Tudors and Stuarts

A meticulous reproduction of the crown used for the coronation of Henry VII, Henry VIII and his three children, Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I (the original was destroyed by Oliver Cromwell). It is on exhibition at Hampton Court Palace.

The Oddment Emporium — QUEEN VICTORIA’S CORONATION RING. 1838. “The...

The Oddment Emporium — QUEEN VICTORIA’S CORONATION RING. 1838. “The...

The Queens tiara, my favourite one of her crowns and tiaras. It's called, "the girls of great Britain & Ireland".

The 'Girls of Great Britain & Ireland' Tiara. In 1893 a committee was formed by Lady Eve Greville to raise money from the 'Girls of Great Britain & Ireland' to purchase a wedding gift for Princess Mary of Teck, the future queen Mary.

The Vladimir Tiara, Russia, c.1890 Made for Grand Duchess Vladimir, aunt of the last Russian Tsar Nicholas II, the tiara was smuggled out of Russia during the Revolution by a British diplomat. In 1921 it was sold by the Grand Duchess’s daughter, Princess Nicholas of Greece, to Queen Mary, who adapted the tiara to take fifteen of the celebrated Cambridge emeralds as an alternative to the original pearls. The tiara was inherited by The Queen from her grandmother Queen Mary in 1953.

Vladimir Tiara with pearls, Russia, made for Grand Duchess Vladimir. Sold in 1921 to Queen Mary of England who adapted it to take 15 of the celebrated Cambridge emeralds.

This version of the Imperial State Crown was worn by George V and is now housed in the Tower of London.<br />

Tower of London: Facts & History

The Imperial State Crown of Great Britain, Tower of London. It incorporates the "Black Prince's Ruby", a 140 ct. This image of the crown was taken prior to the 1953 coronation, when the crown was modified for Queen Elizabeth II

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