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A special exhibition for the
Summer Opening of the State Rooms,
Buckingham Palace, 2006
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Emerald and diamond brooch

The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 200155

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Probably Garrards

Presented to Queen Mary at the Delhi Durbar by the Ladies of India and inherited by The Queen in 1953. The large hexagonal emerald, in a gold and silver setting encircled by brilliant-cut diamonds, is carved with a rose on the front and a plant on the back.