Facebook
Twitter

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.

 

To cite this story (For MLA citation guidance see easybib or OWL ):

"British Crown Jewels" AwesomeStories.com. Oct 07, 2013. Oct 23, 2017.
       <https://www.awesomestories.com/asset/view/British-Crown-Jewels/>.
Awesome Stories Silver or Gold Membership Required
Awesome Stories Silver or Gold Membership Required
Show tooltips