The public has always been fascinated by the lives of the members of the Royal Family. Part of the fascination has to do with the family’s wealth, and with wealth come jewels. The jewelry that is part of the Royal Family’s collection is absolutely breathtaking, not to mention incredibly valuable. Here are some of the most valuable pieces that have been passed down through generations, with some that have also been added in more recent times.
Girls of Great Britain & Ireland Tiara
When Elizabeth II married Prince Philip in 1947, she was given the Girls of Great Britain & Ireland tiara by her grandmother, Queen Mary. The tiara is worth about $207,000 and is one of her most valuable possessions, as you might imagine.
Queen Alexandra’s Wedding Necklace
Princess Alexandra of Denmark was given a set worth $18,522 that included a necklace, pair of earrings, and a brooch in honor of their wedding that took place in 1863. The diamond necklace is worth $1.6 million today and was given to Kate Middleton by the Queen Mother..