You don’t need to know much about the British Royal family to know that they are the owners of some of the world’s most valuable jewels. Of course their riches extend to palaces and flashy vehicles, most people’s focus tends to gravitate to the fabulous necklaces, earrings, rings, and crowns own by the Royal family. It seems like everyone in the extended Royal family owns some fine jewels that they wear out in public every once in a while. Here are some of the most prized possessions of Britain’s most famous family.
Girls of Great Britain & Ireland Tiara
Of course, Royal weddings are events that garner world-wide attention. When Queen Elizabeth married Prince Philip in 1947, she was given the Girls of Great Britain & Ireland tiara by her grandmother Queen Mary. The tiara is worth an estimated $207,00 and is one of the Queen’s most valuable possessions.
Queen Alexandra’s Wedding Necklace
Princess Alexandra of Denmark married Prince Albert in 1863. The Prince spent $18,522 on a set that included a diamond necklace, earrings, and a brooch. The necklace is said to be worth about $1.6 million and is now owned by Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge.