What better way to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee this year than with a look at some of her top diamonds? (Buckingham Palace agrees, apparently: the summer exhibit this year will focus on the queen's diamonds.)
And so I have a new Top 10 list for you: Her Majesty's best diamonds, from tiaras to necklaces and beyond. This is a list based on a mix of history, significance, and pure carat weight, and is according to me and only me and my utterly non-scientific and purely silly standards.
The countdown begins today, so see below for #10!
Programming note: our regular day of the week features (Wedding Wednesdays, Tiara Thursdays, etc.) are paused until the countdown is complete.
The Queen Mother’s Rock Crystal Brooch - *The Duchess of Cornwall wears The Queen Mother's Rock Crystal Brooch, 2012* *UK in Sweden via CC BY-ND 2.0*The Duchess of Cornwall is fond of this delicat...