A new appearance was made by the British sovereign after her first release from confinement, this time the new portrait of Queen Elizabeth made by the Government of Canada exhibited all the elegance and impressive bearing of one of the most impressive crown jewels.
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, posed at 94 for a new official portrait this time by photographer Chris Jackson, the piece is a request for the Government of Canada.
The head of the British crown decided to wear a stunning sapphire tiara to match a necklace, bracelet and earrings, all made of sapphires and diamonds from the collection of the royal family that hold an even more shocking meaning.
New portrait of Queen Elizabeth made by the Government of Canada
In the piece revealed by the government of Canada, the Queen wore a tiara that was first a necklace belonged to Princess Louise Maria of Belgium and was a gift from her father Leopold II of Belgium. Louise María, then sold the piece to the British royal family in financial trouble after having eloped with her lover and fled the royal court.
The father of Queen Elizabeth, had a complete set made to be delivered on the day of her daughter’s wedding to Duke Philippe of Edinburgh.
The set is completed by a bracelet, teardrop earrings and a necklace of 18 rectangular sapphires in clusters of diamonds dating from 1850.
In the portrait, in addition to the jewels, Queen Elizabeth wore the Canadian insignia as sovereign of the Order of Canada and the Order of Military Merit.