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What jewellery was the Queen buried with? The sentimental pieces that will stay with the late monarch forever are revealed

The Queen was buried with a small handful of her most treasured and personal jewellery .
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As the world continues to mourn Queen Elizabeth II, many have wondered what jewels the late monarch was buried with following her funeral on Monday.

After a somber funeral service at Westminster Abbey, the Queen’s coffin was transported to Windsor, where she was buried in St George’s Chapel alongside her parents and her late husband, Prince Philip.

The Queen owned an iconic collection of precious jewels, some of which will remain on public display in the Tower of London, while others will be passed down through the Windsor family as beloved heirlooms.

It’s believed the Queen was buried with just a ring and a pair of earrings.

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However, the Queen was buried with a small handful of her most treasured and personal jewellery.

Lisa Levinson from the Natural Diamond Council believes the late monarch was buried with only a few pieces of jewelry.

“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,” she told Metro.

The wedding band belonged to the Queen Mother when she married King George VI in 1923 and was then passed down to Queen Elizabeth II when she married Prince Philip in 1947.

The Crown Jewels, including the crown she wore at her coronation, are part of the Royal Collection.

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The Queen wore the ring, which holds great sentimental and historical value, every day.

The pearl earrings that Levinson believes the Queen was buried with were another wedding gift, and were given to her by her grandmother Queen Mary.

Levinson also predicted the Queen’s engagement ring will likely be given to her only daughter, Anne, the Princess Royal.

“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,” she said.

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During her 70-year reign, Queen Elizabeth II’s jewellery included some of the world’s most exquisite gems, including her coronation necklace and the imperial state crown.

Her private collection of over 300 items included five pendants, 15 rings, 14 watches, 46 necklaces, 34 pairs of earrings, and 98 brooches.

The Queen also had approximately 50 tiaras in two separate collections, the British Crown Jewels that are held in trust by the ruling monarch, and her personal collection.

The Crown Jewels, including the crown she wore at her coronation, are part of the Royal Collection and will remain stored in the Tower of London.

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