Then Princess Elizabeth’s engagement to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten was introduced 75 years in the past, and the Queen has not often been pictured with out her engagement ring within the years since. The diamond ring was designed by her husband-to-be with the assistance of Philip Antrobus of London. But Philip additionally commissioned a shocking matching bracelet, and he introduced it to the longer term Queen as a marriage reward in 1947.

The Queen’s engagement ring dazzles with diamonds initially from a tiara owned by Princess Alice of Battenberg, Prince Philip’s beloved mom, which undoubtedly made the ring further particular for the royal couple.

Helen Dimmick, gemmologist and diamond grader, informed “As a woman who for her entire adult life has worn jewellery for historical, political and state occasions, the fact that her engagement ring was uniquely designed by her much-beloved husband, Prince Phillip, is of significant personal and sentimental importance.

“With a aptitude for design, Prince Phillip selected a basic three-carat spherical brilliant-cut diamond that’s claw-set in platinum between 10 smaller stones.

“These were, however, especially rare and symbolic, repurposed from a family tiara – given with the blessing for this exact purpose by his mother, Princess Alice of Battenberg.”

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In latest years, the bracelet has been worn by Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, a becoming selection for a future Queen Consort.

Kate wore the eye-catching bracelet to BAFTAs in 2017 and he or she has beforehand donned it for a state banquet.

Kate has additionally been noticed carrying what’s believed to be the most costly jewel within the Queen’s assortment, the Nizam of Hyderabad Necklace.

With an estimated worth in extra of £66million, the necklace was additionally a marriage reward to the then Princess Elizabeth.