British Crown Jewels

British Crown Jewels Visual Arts Social Studies World History

Image of the Crown of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.  This crown was made by Garrard & Company in 1937 for the coronation of King George IV on 12 May, 1937.

From the Royal Collections Trust website we learn:

The crown has a platinum frame set with 2,800 diamonds, mainly cushion-shaped but with some rose-cut and some brilliant-cut.

The front cross holds the Koh-i-Nûr diamond in a detachable platinum mount.

Media Credits

Image online, courtesy The Royal Collection Trust website.


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