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Queen Elizabeths Jewelry - Yahoo Image Search Results

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Locket ring belonging to Queen Elizabeth I, c.1575, containing portraits of herself and her mother, Anne Boleyn (gold with enamel, rubies, diamonds & mother-of-pearl)

Locket ring belonging to Queen Elizabeth I, c.1575, containing portraits of herself and her mother, Anne Boleyn (gold with enamel, rubies, diamonds & mother-of-pearl)

Queen Elizabeth I's pearl and ruby necklace. Historians say it's possible that the pearls may have belonged originally to her mother, Anne Boleyn.

Queen Elizabeth I's pearl and ruby necklace. Historians say it's possible that the pearls may have belonged originally to her mother, Anne Boleyn.

Queen Elizabeth I’s secret locket ring. It wasn’t discovered until her death that the ring opened up to reveal two portraits of her and her mother Queen Anne Boleyn.

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Queen Elizabeth I’s secret locket ring. It wasn’t discovered until her death that the ring opened up to reveal two portraits of her and her mother Queen Anne Boleyn.

Details of Portraits of Elizabeth I. The Queen's sleeve embroidered with suns. The Sun was a symbol which occurred frequently in Elizabeth's iconography.

Details of Portraits of Elizabeth I. The Queen's sleeve embroidered with suns. The Sun was a symbol which occurred frequently in Elizabeth's iconography.

Queen Elizabeth I coronation collar.  “To be a King and wear a crown, is a thing more glorious to them that see it, than it is pleasant to them that bear it”

Queen Elizabeth I coronation collar. “To be a King and wear a crown, is a thing more glorious to them that see it, than it is pleasant to them that bear it”

Jewellery detail of Queen Elizabeth I, attributed to Nicholas Hilliard, about 1572-5 #ElizabethI #NicholasHilliard #VonGiesbrechtJewels

Jewellery detail of Queen Elizabeth I, attributed to Nicholas Hilliard, about 1572-5 #ElizabethI #NicholasHilliard #VonGiesbrechtJewels

Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII,  upon Elizabeth’s death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII, upon Elizabeth’s death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

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