Elizabeth I: "The Hardwick Portrait", by Nicholas Hilliard and his workshop; commissioned by Bess of Hardwick, who also embroidered the skirt the queen is wearing in the portrait. The painting can be viewed still at Hardwick Hall.
The Imperial State Crown of Great Britain, Tower of London. It incorporates the "Black Prince's Ruby", a 140 ct. This image of the crown was taken prior to the 1953 coronation, when the crown was modified for Queen Elizabeth II
The Dresden Green Diamond is a 41 carats g) natural green diamond, which probably originated in the Kollur mine in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. In the diamond was incorporated into an extremely valuable hat ornament, surrounded by two l