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Forum: Official Royal Jewels 01-28-2013, 08:08 AM
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Posted By Artemisia
January 26 was the day the famous Cullinan...

January 26 was the day the famous Cullinan Diamond was found.
Two of the most important Crown Jewels - The Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's Sceptre with Cross - contain the two largest...
Forum: Official Royal Jewels 12-17-2012, 02:34 AM
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Posted By Artemisia
That's true. Although that got me thinking, are...

That's true. Although that got me thinking, are there actually any legislations (laws) concerning the actual Crown Jewels, or it's just tradition they belong to the state? I only know of one document...
Forum: Official Royal Jewels 12-16-2012, 07:12 AM
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Posted By Artemisia
:previous: I have to disagree with you. In...

:previous:

I have to disagree with you. In my view, everything that was left to the Crown (jewellery, works of Art, and so on) is now part of the Crown and cannot be considered the private...
Forum: Official Royal Jewels 03-30-2012, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Artemisia
Queen Alexandra wore Queen Victoria's Crown both...

Queen Alexandra wore Queen Victoria's Crown both as a separate piece, and combined with one of her circlets. :smile:
- Alexandra wearing the crown only...
Forum: Official Royal Jewels 03-29-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 146
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Posted By Artemisia
You are most welcome. :smile: Although it does...

You are most welcome. :smile:
Although it does look like an amethyst in the picture from the DM article, it is probably because of the light; the Queen Consort's ring most definitely features a ruby...
Forum: Official Royal Jewels 03-29-2012, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Artemisia
Yes, the Queen Mother did wear the Queen...

Yes, the Queen Mother did wear the Queen Consort's ring.
The ring was originally made for Queen Adelaide for the coronation of William IV in 1831.
It weighs 50.15 carats, the large ruby measures...
Forum: Official Royal Jewels 03-03-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 106,237
Posted By Artemisia
:previous: It's part of Her Majesty's personal...

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It's part of Her Majesty's personal jewellery collection, isn't it? Just out of curiosity, could the Queen leave it to someone other than Charles, or the convention is to pass the bulk of...
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