Some of the most exquisite jewels from the Queen of England’s personal collection and from the collections of monarchs that have come before will be on view this summer at Buckingham Palace. The jewels that are not normally on view to the public are being put out in celebration of the Queen’s Jubilee in honor of her 60-year reign. The pieces include (clockwise from top, left) the Girls of Great Britain Tiara, Queen Victoria’s Small Diamond Crown from 1870, South Africa Necklace and Bracelet, Cullinan III and IV Broach and the Cullinan VII Delhi Durbar Necklace and Cullinan Pendant , Cullinan III and IV Broach, the Coronation Necklace and Earrings worn by her as well as Queens past.
“The Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration” will be on view June 30 to July 8 and from July 31 to Oct. 7 in London.
-JK [images via CBS]