queen alexandra wedding brooch
Alexandra of Denmark

Royal Jewels – Queen Alexandra’s Wedding Brooch

Queen Alexandra’s Wedding Brooch consists of a “bow-centred oval outline, set with one large and two smaller pearls encircled with brilliant, the outer border with 20 brilliant in pierced collet claw settings, and suspending three detachable brilliant and pave-set baroque pearls; the central bouton pearl framed by 14 brilliants also detachable.” Embed from Getty Images [read more]

Queen Adelaide's Fringe Necklace
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen

Royal Jewels – Queen Adelaide’s Fringe Necklace

Queen Adelaide’s Fringe necklace has “sixty brilliant-set graduated bars, the central bars terminating in cushion-cut and pear-shaped stones, divided by 60 graduated brilliant-set spikes; an extra six small graduated bars and five spikes detached; tiara fittings removed.” It was created on the orders of King William IV, using diamonds removed from various items belonging to [read more]