Cullinan V Brooch Cullinan V is an unusual heart-shaped diamond of carats, set in a diamond and platinum surround intended to emphasize the heart shape. Like III and IV, the diamond was a gift from the South African government to Queen Mary.
treasures-of-imperial-russia: Pearls of Maria Feodorovna. A total of 124 pearls spread over four strands divided by diamonds with a sapphire in the middle. The necklace can be taken apart and used as two bracelets and a brooch.
The Darya-i-Nur Diamond~~ considered to be the most celebrated diamond in the Iranian Crown Jewels and one of the oldest know to man. It weighs It's name means Sea of Light, River of Light or Ocean of light. It's a 'taviz' cut diamond.
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.
The Queen Mother's Palm Leaf (Paisley) Brooch, created for her by Cartier from stones already in her collection in It includes a center of brilliant diamonds of varying shapes inside a curved diamond border. I just love paisley!
The King Faisal Diamond Necklace; drop diamonds, set with brilliants and baquettes, made by Harry Winston and presented to the Queen by King Faisal of Saudi Arabia in 1967 during his state visit to England.
Queen Victoria’s Wedding Brooch ~ 1840 ~ Sapphire, diamonds and gold The day before her wedding, Queen Victoria recorded the gift from ‘dearest Albert’ of ‘a splendid brooch, a large sapphire set round with diamonds.
Queen Victoria’s Oriental Circlet Tiara. designed by Prince Albert. After Albert was originally set with opals. died After Albert died Victoria never wore jewelry with colored stones again. Queen Alexandra replaced the opal with rubies.