Friday, June 26, 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015
The reverse with the goddess, Victory standing left holding a long, jewelled cross and wearing loose drapery. $7,000.00
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
|The Flower Basket Brooch|
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.
|Pink and blue sapphire, diamond and ruby brooch made by Cartier. Given to Princess Elizabeth by her parents King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1945.|
An eighteenth birthday present to Princess Elizabeth from her parents King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1944. The clips are a personal favorite and seen frequently on the queen.
|Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten proposed to Princess Elizabeth with a 3 carat diamond solitaire ring flanked on each side by 5 smaller diamonds, set in platinum. The diamonds were taken from a tiara owned by Philip’s mother, Princess Alice.|
|The Queen wears it to and from each State Opening of Parliament and for official portraits. That combination has made it one of the most recognizable symbols of her reign; it adorns stamps, money, and more official images around the world.|
Cullinan III and Cullinan IV
Cullinan VI and Cullinan VIII
See -----> http://pennystockjournal.blogspot.ca/2014/02/the-crown-jewels.html