Diamond necklace queen. Pair of diamond earrings from her jewelry box. Were wrapping up our focus on the jewels of januarys magpie of the month queen mathilde of the belgians with a look at a very fun and very sparkly. Happy 46th birthday to queen maxima of the netherlands.
The small diamond crown of queen victoria is a miniature imperial and state crown made at the request of queen victoria in 1870 to wear over her widows cap following the death of her husband prince albertit was perhaps the crown most associated with the queen and is one of the crown jewels on public display in the jewel house at the tower of london. Also called the queen marys lovers knot tiara this pearl and diamond tiara was something of a diana signature. This diamond and pearl tiara is a relic of a lost monarchy.
No compatible source was found for this video. Burton paid 305000 for the 3319 carat harry winston ring in 1968. Before dianas wedding it was rumored that this would be the sparkler she.
In 1964 the queen owned at least one ruby necklace the large v shaped diamond and ruby necklace given to her by her parents as a wedding gift but that piece pictured above is fairly difficult to wear. It originally belonged to grand duchess vladimir the aunt of nicholas ii the last tsar of russia. The affair of the diamond necklace was an incident from 1784 through 1785 at the court of king louis xvi of france involving his wife queen marie antoinettethe reputation of the queen already tarnished by gossip was ruined by the implication that she participated in a crime to defraud the crown jewelers of the cost of a very expensive diamond necklace.