Like St Edward’s Crown, the Imperial State Crown is extremely heavy and it’s adorned with a number of gems.

The Queen as soon as stated of the Imperial State Crown in a documentary: “You cannot look all the way down to learn the speech, it’s a must to take the speech up, as a result of in the event you did, your neck would break, it could fall off.

“So there are some disadvantages to crowns, however in any other case they’re fairly necessary issues.”

The Imperial State Crown boasts 2,868 diamonds, 269 pearls, 17 sapphires, 11 emeralds and 4 rubies.