A sapphire brooch given as a wedding present from Prince Albert to Queen Victoria on the day before their wedding in 1840 and treasured by her forever afterwards. It takes pride of place in her wedding portrait.
he tiara itself is Queen Josephine’s Diamond Tiara. The Queen Josephine in question is Josephine of Sweden and Norway, who was herself a granddaughter of Empress Josephine, wife of Napoléon Bonaparte. Josephine was the wife of King Oscar I of Sweden and Norway, and was Queen Consort from 1844 to 1859.