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A special exhibition for the
Summer Opening of the State Rooms,
Buckingham Palace, 2006
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The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 200143

Sapphire, diamond, emerald, amethyst and ruby brooch

Cartier, London

Given by the Duke of York (the future King George VI) to the Duchess of York (the future Queen Elizabeth, later The Queen Mother) in 1928 and to Princess Elizabeth by her parents as a birthday present during the Second World War.