“Although dismantled to make another headpiece, the original floral design tiara, set in diamonds and platinum and made by Cartier, featured three detachable brooches, depicting gorgeous roses.
The Queen kept these detachable brooches and has worn them frequently – either as a pair or individually.
“She wore two of the smaller rose brooches at Government House in Melbourne, during her tour of Australia in 1954.
“The diamond necklace also remains in its original condition and has been worn by the Duchess of Cambridge on several occasions.”
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