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    How Many Crowns Did Queen Elizabeth Own? Who Can Wear Them Now?

    Tiaras and crowns are symbols of power when it comes to the case of monarchs. And the late Queen Elizabeth who reigned for over 70 years is ought to have a huge collection of royal jewelry. The discussions about the inheritance of the Queen’s crowns have been going on for a long time.

    The tiaras and crowns can be the ones that have been inherited over time. Or it can be the ones that were added to the collection by the Queen herself. The inherited tiaras have been seen on multiple occasions worn by Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle like during their wedding. So it can be assumed that the Queen’s closest relatives would be getting their share of the Queen’s possessions.

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    Crowns Owned By Queen Elizabeth

    Queen Elizabeth with her crowns and tiaras
    Queen Elizabeth with her crowns and tiaras

    There are four crowns that were regularly used by the Queen during her reign. But there is more in the royal collection. It is reported that there are seven sovereign crowns of which some are used while others have fallen out of use. These ones that are not used anymore are kept for display purposes only. The Prince of Wales Coronet, the Small Diamond Crown of Queen Victoria, and the Imperial Crown of India are ones that are on display.

    The Crown of Queen Elizabeth has 2800 diamonds with arches that can be detached so as to be worn as a circlet. This was made during the time of King George’s coronation in 1937. The Imperial Crown sat atop the Queen’s coffin when she lay in state. This crown had more than 2000 stones including rubies, emeralds, sapphires, etc. The oldest crown in royal history is the Crown of Scotland. It is worn by the monarch at the Opening of the Scottish Parliament. St.Edward’s Crown was finally seen again at the coronation of King Charles III. It was earlier seen during the coronation of Queen Elizabeth.

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    Who Will Inherit These Crowns?

    Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton, Camilla Parker Bowles
    Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton, Camilla Parker Bowles

    Some of the ornaments are on display at the Tower of London and this doesn’t belong to a person, but more to the Crown or whoever the monarch is. While the Queen’s personal collection will be passed on to her close relatives. The former queen had preferred tiaras over crowns. And it would be possible that her iconic collection would be passed on to the Queen Consort, King Charles’ wife Camilla. It is also possible that the collection is also passed on to Kate Middleton, the one who was close to the Queen.

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