A present to Princess Elizabeth from King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to mark the birth of her first child and their first grandchild, Prince Charles on 14 November 1948. It is reported to be her favorite.
Four previously undiscovered photos of undocumented Russian Crown Jewels were recently discovered in the USGS library. The photos appear in a 1922 album called "Russian Diamond Fund," that was uncovered in the rare book room of the library. Artdaily.org
The Queen`s Six Petal Diamond Flower brooch. This brooch is designed as a clematis flower & is composed of six old-cut, pave-set diamond petals. Each petal has a large row of diamonds down the centre. The petals surround a large round single diamond collet, mounted in silver with a closed back setting. The brooch is 6.5cms wide. Princess Elizabeth wore this brooch in her engagement photo.
The Duchess of Cambridge's Pendant Brooch A baroque pearl in a diamond set mount hangs from a diamond pendant below a large round pearl framed by fourteen brilliant cut diamonds. The Brooch belonged to Queen Mary's grandmother, Princess Augusta, Duchess of Cambridge. It was inherited by her younger daughter, Princess Mary Adelaide, Duchess of Teck. She died intestate in 1897 and her jewellery was divided among her four children, this brooch being part of Queen Mary's portion.
A present from the town of Richmond for her 1893 wedding to the future King George V, Queen Mary's Richmond Brooch is a large piece made from diamonds set in silver and gold in a scrolling design surrounding a central pearl, with a pearl and diamond pendant hanging below.