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Queen Mary wearing (i) the Cullinans I (530.2 carat pear shaped diamond) and II (317.4 carat cushion shaped) which she had dismounted from the crown jewels for the 1910 State Opening of Parliament to make her corsage ornament pinned to her garter riband and (ii) the Cullinans III (94.4 carat pear shaped) and IV (63.6 cushion shaped) at her throat underneath the rows of diamond riviere necklaces, attached to the Coronation necklace

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Engagement photo of Prince Albert Victor, The Duke of Clarence and Avondale and Princess Victoria Mary of Teck, 1890s. He died before they could be married and she married his younger brother George, Duke of York (later becoming King George V and Queen Mary).

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The Duchess of York (1869 - 1953), Mary of Teck, later Queen Mary, wife of George V, with her children, Prince Edward (Duke of Windsor) and Prince Albert (King George VI)

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Queen Alexandra, Queen Elizabeth’s great grandmother, loved jewelry and she was only ever seen covered in pearls and diamonds.

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Queen Mary of Teck, wife of King George V and the grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Her mother was a member of the British royal family, and her father was a German duke.

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