One of the replica sets of the British Crown Jewels made for Queen Elizabeth’s coronation in 1953, on display at Sotheby’s London in January 2018, ahead of being auctioned off. Photo: Getty Images
One of the replica sets of the British Crown Jewels made for Queen Elizabeth’s coronation in 1953, on display at Sotheby’s London in January 2018, ahead of being auctioned off. Photo: Getty Images

The history behind Queen Elizabeth’s dazzling jewellery: the late British monarch shone in the Imperial State Crown, Sovereign’s Sceptre, Fringe Tiara and Cullinan V Brooch – but who owns them now?

  • At Elizabeth’s funeral, the Imperial State Crown, Sovereign’s Sceptre and Sovereign’s Orb were placed on her majesty’s coffin, as icons of the British monarchy
  • The late queen wore a brooch for many occasions, such as the Williamson brooch for the weddings of King Charles and Princess Diana, Lord Linley and Prince Edward

One of the replica sets of the British Crown Jewels made for Queen Elizabeth’s coronation in 1953, on display at Sotheby’s London in January 2018, ahead of being auctioned off. Photo: Getty Images
One of the replica sets of the British Crown Jewels made for Queen Elizabeth’s coronation in 1953, on display at Sotheby’s London in January 2018, ahead of being auctioned off. Photo: Getty Images
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