Yesterday, The Prince of Wales and his son, Prince Harry, marked the centenary of the landings with world leaders, which claimed 140,000 lives. Royal History.
For many an amateur historian, merely the word 'Gallipoli' evokes thoughts of disaster and death, and they would be correct: an
This show-stopping brooch features a large emerald-cut brilliant diamond encircled by brilliant cut diamonds, with an outer row of 12 large diamonds. Nine strings of diamonds are suspended from this.
The brooch was made for Queen Victoria in 1856 by Garrard. An existing piece in Victoria's
This fruit-themed brooch features 16 small diamonds to form a bunch of grapes. These are held together by a bow made of deep-blue sapphires. It belonged to The Queen Mother, who wore it fairly regularly, and was passed to The Queen upon her death in 2002.