The Drake Jewel given to Sir Francis Drake by Elizabeth I probably in the year 1586. Victoria and Albert Museum.

The Drake Jewel ~ Given by Elizabeth I to Sir Francis Drake 1586

The coronation costume from the movie, 'Elizabeth' (1998), compared with the real article of clothing, shown in The Coronation Portrait (NPG, London).

Coronation costume from the movie, 'Elizabeth' based on robe and gown in The Coronation Portrait Of Elizabeth I.As the Clever Crow Flew: Incredible Movie Costumes No.

R. LALIQUE Necklace, "Muguet," the glass c. 1925, composed of two Muguet pendants and three Muguet beads, all in pale green opalescent glass, mounted later in 14 karat gold as a chatelaine necklace.

Muguet necklace by Rene Lalique, Composed of two Muguet pendants and three Muguet beads, all in pale green opalescent glass, mounted in 14 karat gold as a chatelaine necklace. Length of larger pendant: 2

Medieval Jewelry: Signet-ring of the Black Prince (1330–1376). Gold (originally enameled) and ruby, late 14th century

Signet-ring of the Black Prince Gold (originally enameled) and ruby, late century. Found in Montpensier (Auvergne, France), 1866

The royal wave: Queen Elizabeth I's coronation gauntlet goes on show at Selfridges London

The royal wave: Queen Elizabeth I's coronation gauntlet goes on show at Selfridges London

Queen Elizabeth 1 gloves are seen for the first time in public and on loan from the Dents private collection especially for Selfridges to mark the launch of the Big British Bang

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Presented by Napoleon Bonaparte and his consort Josephine to their adopted daughter, Stephanie de Beauharnais, from whom the jewellery takes its name. The jewellery was probably made by Nitot & Fils, who were principal jewellers to Napoleon and Joséphine.

Anne of Cleves Pearl Flower Necklace

Anne of Cleves Pearl Flower Necklace Royal Sparkle! and other apparel, accessories and trends. Browse and shop 1 related looks.

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FAKE: Queen Elizabeth the first's peacock gown. FACT: No, this is just the costume worn by the actress playing Queen Elizabeth in the movie Shakespeare in Love. (If you zoom in on the plaque, you can verify that.

Tudor Jewels Anne Boleyn http://www.flickr.com/photos/25473906@N02/6793708573/in/pool-1397709@N25/

Tudor Jewels Anne Boleyn http://www.flickr.com/photos/25473906@N02/6793708573/in/pool-1397709@N25/

This locket encloses a miniature of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). According to tradition, the jewel was given by the queen to Sir Thomas Heneage. He was a Privy Counsellor and Vice-Chamberlain of the Royal Household. The jewel remained in the possession of the Heneage family until 1902. It has sometimes been called the Armada Jewel. However, it was probably made in about 1595, some years after the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588.  The reverse shows a ship holding steady on a stormy sea.V&A

The Heneage Jewel

The Heneage Jewel. Enamelled gold, table-cut diamonds, Burmese rubies, rock crystal and a miniature. The reverse shows a ship holding steady on a stormy sea. It symbolises the Protestant church steered by Elizabeth through religious turmoil.

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