Woah....In this Cecil Beaton portrait of Queen Elizabeth II set in the throne room at Buckingham Palace, London, after her coronation in June 1953, the Queen wears the Imperial State Crown and holds the Orb and Septre

One's gold salt cellar... and the Queen's other treasures revealed in sparkling new book

In this Cecil Beaton portrait of Queen Elizabeth II set in the throne room at Buckingham Palace, London, after her coronation in June the Queen wears the Imperial State Crown and holds the Orb and Septre. Lovely picture for Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth II when she was an 18-year-old Princess.

A young Queen Elizabeth II (then Princess Elizabeth) in 1944 for a theatre production from a selection of royal photos that will be auctioned pinned onto History Board in History Category

Queen Elizabeth’s ruby and diamond earrings formerly belonging to Queen Mary, and the ruby and diamond necklace was given to the Queen by her parents as a wedding gift.

British Royal Jewels - Ruby and Diamond Necklace Formerly belonged to Queen Mary and was given to Queen Elizabeth II by her parents as a wedding gift

Queen Elizabeth ll : From birth until the Diamond Jubilee

Facts About Queen Elizabeth ll

Her Royal Majesty Elizabeth, Queen of England, wearing the Grand Duchess Vladimir tiara, part of the Romanov jewels.

Queen Elizabeth's coronation gown, jewelry, and crown.

Queen Elizabeth II, Coronation gown, jewelry and crown, designed by Norman Hartnell

HRM is wearing the Imperial State Crown of Great Britain, which incorporates the "Black Prince's Ruby", a 140ct. Badakhshan spinel. The crown was modified for Queen Elizabeth II prior to the 1953 coronation.

Part of the dutch cut Cullinan diamond HRM is wearing the Imperial State Crown of Great Britain, which incorporates the "Black Prince's Ruby", a 140 ct. The crown was modified for Queen Elizabeth II prior to the 1953 coronation.

In 2002 when Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother died at the age of 101 the crown was set on her coffin during her state funeral. Description from theenchantedmanor.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother's Crown 1937 Platinum, diamonds, rock crystal, velvet, ermine

The “Vladimir Tiara” that was a favorite piece of Queen Mary, was inherited by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Emerald, May stone

Favourite Royal Tiaras The Grand Duchess Vladimir Tiara with Cambridge Emeralds pic courtesy Geoffrey Munn: 'Tiaras A History of Splendour' Antique Collectors' Club 2001 © Her Majesty The Queen - The Royal Forums

Amazing dress! Queen Elizabeth II is seen during the State Opening of Parliament in London in April 1966.

Britain's longest reigning monarch - Queen Elizabeth II through the years

Elizabeth II "Lilibet", House of Windsor, April daughter of George VI Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. Queen of England Four children.

The Boucheron tiara was left to Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother by the Hon. Mrs Greville from Boucheron in London on 8th January, 1921.  It was made up from the customers stones which were taken from an old tiara.

The Boucheron Tiara.The Boucheron tiara was left to Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother by the Hon. Mrs Greville from Boucheron in London on January, It was made up from the customers stones which were taken from an old tiara.

The tiara and a matching bracelet were commissioned by Her Majesty in 1963 to complete the parure.

HM wearing the George VI Sapphire Suite. Given to her on the occasion of her Marriage in by her father HM George VI The tiara was commissioned in 1963

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To celebrate the Queen's birthday we've created a special infographic about everyone's favourite oldest reigning monarch.

The Cambridge Lover's Knot Tiara.  Queen Elizabeth gave this to Princess Diana as a wedding gift.  Queen Mary wore this tiara a lot.

The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Tiara Thursday: The Cambridge Lover's Knot

Queen Elizabeth I Coronation Gown

During the coronation, Queen Elizabeth was dressed in cloth of gold. This is the Mantle (outer robe). The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Royal Splendor Jewels for Queen Elizabeth's Crowning

NEW OFFICIAL PORTRAIT OF THE QUEEN  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (born 1926) wears the Vladimir Tiara with the Cambridge emerald drops. The portrait, which is featured in a new edition of Keepers of the Kingdom, depicts the monarch wearing the robes of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle, the most senior order of Scottish chivalry.

Is this the most astonishing photoshoot of the Queen ever? Yes, it really IS Her Majesty as Queen of Scots amid the heather (moments before a midge invasion)

The Queen dressed in the Most Noble Order of the Thistle on her Balmoral estate. Photographed by Julian Calder

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