The battle of the Queens

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

The Queen has now only just overtaken Queen Victoria as Britain's longest reigning monarch! Amazing to think that Queen Victoria also had such a long reign. Above our Royal crown card featuring St. Edward's crown, the crown worn by both Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth on their coronations and one of the oldest of the British crown jewels dating from 1661

Above the Anzu Queen's crown card featuring Queen Victoria's small diamond crown, which despite it's diminutive size contains an incredible 1,187 diamonds which is now on permanent display in the Tower of London

We have yet to illustrate this diadem! Worn by both Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II, it comprises 1333 diamonds including diamond bouquets of rose, thistle and shamrock symbolising the U.K