The Cullinan V Heart Brooch - the centre stone is the 18.8 carat heart-shaped Cullinan V diamond. The platinum setting & the positioning of the collets in the brooch were all expressly designed to accentuate the shape of the stone. It was made for Queen Mary in 1910.
Britain's Princess Elizabeth, right, and her sister, Princess Margaret as they watch their carrier pigeon circle in the sky after they have released it with a message for Lady Baden-Powell on 20 Feb. 1943
Queen looks radiant in blue as she presents Maundy money to pensioners in her second appearance since her illness
Queen Elizabeth II distributes the Maundy money - Every year at Easter Her Majesty presents special 'Maundy money' to local pensioners in a UK cathedral or abbey. - Since the 15th century, the number of Maundy coins handed out, and the number of people receiving the coins, has been related to the Sovereign’s age: for example, when The Queen was 60 years old, 60 women and 60 men would have received 60 pence-worth of Maundy coins.