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Paraiba tourmaline is a rare copper-bearing gem with a vivid neon blue color. First found in Brazil in 1989, similar material has since been found in Africa.

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The Queen's tiaras are the heart of her jewellery collection

It was commissioned by the Queen from the then Crown jeweller Garrard in 1957, to match a necklace and earrings given by the President of Brazil to mark her coronation in 1953

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Royal fashion rules from the Fifties to the Nineties: How the Queen, Margaret and Diana’s style changed over four decades

This pink sequined ivory crepe gown, by Catherine Walker worn by Diana, Princess of Wales at a banquet given by President Collor at the Itamaraty Palace whilst on a State visit to Brazil, 1991 will be on show

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Is your little man the cutest thing around? Increase the 'awww' factor by getting these adorable grey bow tie sets from 0-2yrs

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Monte Roraima

South America is home to some of the highest waterfalls in the world, like Mount Roraima pictured here.

Marianne North (24 October 1830 – 30 August 1890) was a prolific English Victorian naturalist and botanical artist, notable for her plant and landscape paintings, her extensive foreign travels, her writings, her plant discoveries and the creation of her gallery at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Assorted cacao fruits on the tree -- Theobroma cacao -- also cacao tree and cocoa tree, is a small (4–8 m (13–26 ft) tall) evergreen tree in the family Sterculiaceae (alternatively Malvaceae), native to the deep tropical region of the Americas. Its seeds are used to make cocoa powder and chocolate.

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