The British Imperial State Crown is the most magnificent of all the Crown Regalia. It was made in 1838 for the coronation of Queen Victoria, and then altered for the coronation of George VI in 1937 and Elizabeth II in It replaced the crown of St.
Part of the dutch cut Cullinan diamond HRM is wearing the Imperial State Crown of Great Britain, which incorporates the "Black Prince's Ruby", a 140 ct. The crown was modified for Queen Elizabeth II prior to the 1953 coronation.
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
Queen Elizabeth II wearing the Imperial State Crown: Worn by the Queen at the State Opening of Parliament, it is set with the Second Star of Africa, a dazzler which was one of nine off-cuts from the Cullinan Diamond - the largest ever found - pr
Queen Victoria's small diamond crown was created at the request of Queen Victoria in 1870 as she found the Imperial State Crown too heavy - part of the Crown Jewels in The Tower of London.The Queen 'asks, so shall she receive'.