The Only Jewels Queen Elizabeth Will Be Buried With

Queen Elizabeth II owned a collection of over 300 rare pieces of jewelry yet she will be buried with just two of them. So, which are the only jewels the Queen will be buried with?

The late Queen Elizabeth II died on 8 September, at the age of 96, and the days leading up to the funeral are bringing more details of the momentous event to light.

After it emerged that the sovereign's coffin was made more than 30 years ago from English oak and lead, now a royal expert predicted which precious jewels she will be buried with.

Discover The Only Jewels Queen Elizabeth Will Be Buried With

According to royal expert Lisa Levinson, the only jewelry Queen Elizabeth II will be buried with will be the Welsh gold wedding ring she received at her wedding to Prince Philip in 1947 and a pair of pearl earrings.

"Her Majesty is an incredibly humble woman at heart who is unlikely to be dressed in anything but her simple Welsh gold wedding band to rest and a pair of pearl earrings," Lisa Levinson told

"The young Prince Philip was closely involved in the design of Elizabeth’s engagement ring, which is set in platinum and has eleven natural diamonds – a three-carat round solitaire diamond, and five smaller stones set on each side. Her Majesty’s life has always been about the legacy of the royal family, in the UK and Commonwealth; her jewels form very much part of that legacy," the royal expert added.

Queen Elizabeth's Jewelry Collection

Queen Elizabeth II's private jewelry collection consists of 300 pieces, including 98 brooches, 46 necklaces, 34 pairs of earrings, 15 rings, 14 watches, and five pendants.  

The Crown Jewels are housed in the Tower of London and have been collected since the 17th century. It contains more than 23,000 diamonds, sapphires, and rubies.

However, in her everyday life, the former sovereign of Great Britain didn't show off much of her jewelry, often opting for a beaded ring, a brooch, the ever-present wedding ring, and a pair of small earrings.

Queen Elizabeth II's funeral will take place on 19 September, with the service at Westminster Abbey.

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