Official Portrait of the Queen ~ Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom 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
His Royal Highness Prince Charles, His Royal Highness Prince Edward, Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, and His Royal Highness Prince Andrew surround their grandmother in this 1985 portrait by Norman Parkinson Picture: Norman Parkinson/Sygma/Corbis
The royal jewelry is never sold, it is simply passed down from generation to generation. Here, Queen Alexandra is seen in the pearls and diamonds that she passed down to her daughter in law, the future Queen Mary.