Elizabeth II

Royal Jewels – The Flame-lily Brooch

The Flame-lily brooch was a present to the then Princess Elizabeth from schoolchildren in Southern Rhodesia (now known as Zimbabwe). The schoolchildren had each donated a ticket (three old pence). The brooch was designed by Len Bell from the Salisbury (Harare) jeweller and then made by jeweller Eric H.S. Kippin, who had trained at Cartier. The [read more]