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A special exhibition for the
Summer Opening of the State Rooms,
Buckingham Palace, 2006
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The Lover’s Knot Brooch

The Royal Collection © 2008,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 200142

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The brooch is set in gold and silver with brilliant-cut diamonds and the tail of each ribbon is made with two articulated joints to allow movement. The largest of five bow brooches in Queen Mary’s collection, it was bequeathed to The Queen in 1953.

Photograph by Cecil Beaton   For the Marriage of Princess Margaret, 1960