British Queens, Princesses and Duchesses are world wide known and famous for their gorgeous jewellery. They wear glorious crowns, meaningful rings and wonderful necklaces. Their pieces of jewellery are made of diamonds mostly, but emeralds, platinum, aquamarines, sapphires, rubies and pearls are also used for making their accessories. Most of the royals jewels are gifts from their husbands or heirlooms from their families and are passing down the royal generations. It means that those are pieces of great importance for them and they wear those with great respect.
There are lots of interesting facts about British Royal Jewellery, for example: Queen Victoria had a new coronation ring made because the other one was too big for her. The Imperial State Crown, that Queen Elizabeth II wears at the State Opening of Parliament, contains 2868 diamonds, 17 sapphires, 11 emeralds, 5 rubies, 273 pearls and it weighs 0.91 kg. Princess Diana was the firs one that received Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara as a gift for her wedding, from Queen Elizabeth II in 1981. The tiara was ordered by Queen Mary in the 1900s. It is around 100 years old and is a favorite piece of jewellery for the British royal family. The Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara is made of 19 diamond arches each holding a hanging pearl. This tiara was firs favorite to Princess Diana, but nowdays it is favorite tiara to Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton.