Our expert Alex Michell, Senior Pawnbroking Appraiser comments on Queen Elizabeth II brooch, special jewellery piece worth £9million.

Alex comments:

“In 1840, Prince Albert secretly commissioned Garrards to make a sapphire and diamond brooch for his bride to be, Victoria.

“He gifted her this jewel on the eve of their wedding, and was so loved by Victoria, that she wore it regularly and she can be seen wearing it in more than one portrait.

“Consisting of a large oval or cushion shaped sapphire, at least 40cts, surrounded by 12 large old cut diamonds, with the potential of totalling to 12cts.”

Read the full article here: https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/style/1358127/queen-elizabeth-ii-brooch-special-jewellery-price-jewels