Have you ever wondered what is hidden behind the well-guarded royal jewellery vaults? Over the many centuries, the royal family have been able to assemble an extensive collection of unique jewels. Rare, beautiful and exclusive to view, the priceless collection includes the largest diamond ever unearthed therefore, securing its place in history. Thanks to Berganza, we have been able to compile a very informative infographic for you to take a look at. Without further ado, let’s take a look at some of these precious pieces of jewellery.
To begin with, we have the Emerald choker, which was once famously work by the late Princess Diana. Comprised of rich green emeralds and stunning diamonds, the origin of this diamond is somewhat unknown. It is thought that the choker was a gift to Queen Mary in 1911 from the ladies of India. Before it was the Art Deco choker, the gemstones were originally set in a necklace.
Our next piece of jewellery on the list is the coronation ring. The Coronation ceremony signifies the crowning of a new monarch in the UK. This ceremony has taken place in Westminster abbey since 1066, therefore, is one of the oldest traditions in the country.
The Imperial state crown is the next famous piece of jewelry on our list. The crown is the ultimate symbol of power and dominance. This crown is the most magnificent of all the crown regalia. The crown includes a remarkable number of valuable and famous gemstones, including the St Edward’s Sapphire, the black prince’s Ruby.
These pieces are just a few, of the many jewellery pieces hidden behind the heavily guarded royal jewellery vaults. To see the in-depth description of the royal jewelry, please take a look at the infographic below.