QEII in the Crown Ruby Necklace and Ruby Drop Earrings. Queen Victoria commissioned a magnificent necklace of opals surrounded by diamonds with a matching pendant and drop earrings which she later left to the Crown. No fan of opals, Queen Alexandra had them switched for stunning large rubies on the necklace, earrings, and also on the Oriental Circlet Tiara
Queen Alexandra's Russian Kokoshnik Tiara - On 10 March 1888 the Prince and Princess of Wales celebrated their silver wedding anniversary at Marlborough House. Before they hosted a large family dinner party, Princess Alexandra received Lady Salisbury, who presented her with this diamond tiara on behalf of 365 peeresses of the United Kingdom. The tiara was made by Garrard.