British Crown Jewels

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Mark Cartwright
by Unknown Artist
published on 19 December 2019

A few items from the British Crown Jewels. The St. Edward's Crown (1661), the Sovereign's Sceptre with the Cullinan I diamond (1685, diamond added in 1911), the Sovereign's Orb (1661), Queen Mary II's Sceptre with dove (1689) and the Sovereign's Ring with sapphire and rubies (1831). The Crown Jewels are kept in the Tower of London.

Image from llustrated magazine, 13 December 1952.

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