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November 5, 2014

Diamond Diadem

Creation:  This tiara was created in 1820 by Rundell, Bridge & Rundell for King George IV to wear during his 1821 coronation.
Queen Victoria
King George IV
Queen Victoria
Materials:  pearls and 1,333 diamonds set in silver and gold
Queen Alexandra
Queen Mary
Provenance:
  1. King George IV of the United Kingdom
  2. Queen Adelaide of the United Kingdom; in 1830
  3. Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom; in 1837
  4. Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom; in 1901
  5. Queen Mary of the United Kingdom; in 1910
  6. Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom; in 1936
  7. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom; in 1952
Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II
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Photos:  Royal Collection

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