STUNNING DETAIL ABOUT ITS BURIING
After the ceremony in London’s Westminster Abbey, where representatives of the monarchy and heads of state from all over the world, as well as family members, were invited, the Queen was sent off on her final journey in Windsor. The pomp and gossip of the ceremony aside, for example, there is a detail that many consider to be very ancient in history. Queen Elizabeth IIabout the burial of
SLEEP IN ETERNAL WITH HIS FAVORITE JEWELS
Do you know that the Queen, whose precious jewelery collection never fell on the agenda during her lifetime, was buried with three pieces of them? Queen; St. in Windsor, where he will awaken his eternal sleep. He was buried in the mausoleum built in memory of his father, King George VI, located in St. George’s Chapel. According to the reports in the British press, there were also some pieces from his precious jewelery collection in his body at that time. In other words, Queen Elizabeth II went to sleep with her beloved jewels.
WEALLER GOLD WEDDING RING ON FINGER
When Queen Elizabeth II was buried, there was a wedding ring made of Welsh gold on the ring finger of her left hand. This gold wedding ring, the wedding ring, is from Clogau St. It was made from a piece mined from the David mine. The Queen’s father, George VI, gave this ring to his wife Elizabeth, later known as the Queen Mother, when she married in 1923. The Queen Mother gave this wedding ring to her daughter Elizabeth when she married Prince Philip in 1947. Allegedly, the ring contained a note dedicated to Elizabeth by Philip. In the meantime, let’s remind… The tradition of giving wedding rings in Welsh gold to royal brides, started by the Queen Mother, still continues. The family’s brides, Kate and Meghan, also have Welsh gold wedding rings.
ENGAGEMENT RING WILL MOST LIKE HIS GIRL
In the meantime, it is stated that the engagement ring of Queen Elizabeth II will most likely be left to her only daughter, Princess Anne. On his finger, until he dies. The big stone ring that she carries in front of her wedding ring will now be in Anne’s collection.
THE SYMBOL OF SIMPLICITY AND POWER
Let’s talk about the other jewelery that Queen Elizabeth II allegedly buried together. Pearl earrings, gifted to him by his grandmother, Queen Mary, were also buried with the Queen. These simple earrings consist of a small piece of diamond and a white pearl just below. It is considered a symbol of simplicity and power.
AN EMOTIONAL LINK BETWEEN HIS FATHER
One of the pieces that the Queen “takes with her” on her last journey is a three-row pearl necklace. This also has a special significance for Elizabeth. When King George VI gave his first pearl as a gift, it consisted of only a platinum chain and a single pearl. Then, with each birthday, another pearl was added to it. The king renewed this necklace, which he later gifted to his daughter, as three rows of pearls. The Queen saw this three rows of pearl necklace as a special bond between her and her father, whom she lost in 1952.
WHO WILL OWN THE QUEEN’S VALUABLE JEWELRY?
What about the precious jewels that Queen Elizabeth II wore during her lifetime? So who will own those dazzling diamonds, emeralds and pearls from now on? How will these jewelries be shared and used? Let’s have a look at them too.
IT WILL ILLUMINATE IN TIME
First of all, let’s say this… Most of the pieces in the precious jewelery collection of Queen Elizabeth II belonged to her grandmother, Queen Mary. Then let’s add this. In fact, the royal will is usually kept secret. In other words, it is not possible to know exactly which precious jewels the Queen left to whom. Except for family members, of course. But over time, that will come to light as she sees precious pieces of the Queen’s personal collection on her family members.
ACCORDING TO EXPERTS, IT LEFT TO CHARLES: According to many royal experts, the Queen’s valuable collection was most likely inherited by her successor, King Charles III. In this precious collection, there is the diamond royal crown used in 1953, when the Queen was officially crowned, and at state openings. There are also some sentimental pieces, including the largest Cullinan diamond, as well as mourning jewels.
WE WILL SEE CAMILLA FREQUENTLY WITH THIS CROWN
During her lifetime, the Queen lent valuables from her collection to her senior brides. One of these people is the new consort queen Camilla, the wife of her son Charles. When the Queen married Charles, she had long lent Camilla a honeycomb crown of diamonds and platinum. This crown, made for the Queen Mother in 1921, was left to her daughter Elizabeth after her death. The Queen did not wear this crown in public. However, his bride Camilla often wore this tiara at some events. From now on, we will often see Consort Queen Camilla, the wife of King Charles III, with this crown.
This honeycomb crown was made for the Queen Mother. When he died, it was inherited by his daughter, Elizabeth.
IT WILL ALSO BE ON CAMILLA’S FINGER
Camilla often wore some other jewelery belonging to the Queen. One of them is the engagement ring given to the Queen Mother by King George VI when she gave birth to Elizabeth in 1926.
THE QUEEN’S FASHIONABLE EARRINGS: Queen Elizabeth II has often allowed Kate Middleton, the wife of her granddaughter and heir to the throne, Prince William, to access her collection. Kate used some pieces from the Queen’s collection at various events. One of them is the earrings made of pearls and diamonds that Elizabeth II wore during the Silver Jubilee celebrations in 1977.
DIANA’S HEAD CROWN
Catherine, Princess of New Wales, or Kate Middleton, has been wearing the Queen’s Cambridge Lover’s crown since 2015. This tiara, which was talked about when Middleton first wore it, was made for Queen Mary in 1914. This crown, which was later given to Princess Diana, was returned to the royal collection after her death. In the meantime, let’s remind one striking detail about this crown…
HE SAID ‘It’s giving me a headache’
Diana said that the crown given to her by the Queen was heavy and gave her a headache. But Kate Middleton used the crown in question without complaint. This crown is thought to have been inherited by King Charles III. It’s common thought that he’ll also often loan out his bride, Kate.
KATE WAS USED THAT NECKLACE ALSO: Another precious item from the royal collection that Kate uses often is the necklace given to the Queen as a wedding gift by the Order of Hyderabad. The transition of this necklace made in 1935 to Elizabeth II is also interesting. The Order of Hyderabad summoned Elizabeth and asked Cartier to choose a piece. Let us remind you that there are exactly 300 diamonds on this necklace. Kate Middleton wore this necklace, which Queen Elizabeth wore at some special events, first at the National Portrait Gallery in 2014 and then at a diplomatic invitation in 2019.
It is also known that Kate Middleton used many brooches from the Queen’s collection. She wore one of these at the ceremony held when the Queen’s body was brought to Westminster Hall. This large brooch has been used by the Queen for many events, including her 73rd birthday in 1999.
SO WHAT HAPPENED TO YOUR Daughter?
The Queen’s only daughter, Princess Anne, is generally known for not being too fond of flashy jewellery. But he also used some pieces from his mother’s collection from time to time. One of them is the Garrad Diamond Crown. This crown for Queen Mary passed to the Queen Mother after her death. She gave the crown to her daughter Elizabeth when she married Prince Philip in 1947. That crown adorned Princess Anne’s veil when she married Captain Mark Phillips.
LENDED TO HIS GRAND GRAND
The crown in question was last used by Princess Beatrice, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, at the ceremony where she married Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in 2020.
The Queen wore the same crown when she married Prince Philip in 1947.
THE BRIDAL CROSS IS ALSO FROM THE ROYAL COLLECTION
One of the people most devastated after the Queen’s death was Sophie, Countess of Wessex, the wife of her youngest son, Prince Edward. His little bride was also occasionally spotted with pieces from the Queen’s jewelery collection. The first of these was the crown that adorned her wedding dress on the day she married Edward. It was said that this crown was made from some pieces of a jewel that belonged to Queen Victoria.
APPARENTLY TO USE IT FREQUENTLY: Sophie was occasionally seen wearing a necklace designed by Harry Winston and gifted to the Queen by King Faisal of Saudi Arabia at the time. According to royal experts, we will often see this on Sophie’s neck.
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