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Monday, January 2, 2012

Queen's Jewels Will Go on Display This Summer at Buckingham Palace

Caption: Treasure: This snuff box made for King Frederick the Great of Prussia, c.1770-75 will be among the attractions.

In a fitting tribute to the monarch's Diamond Jubilee, the Royal Collection is putting on a breathtaking exhibition of diamonds borrowed from the Royal collection.

The display will charting the gemstone's association with British monarchs during the last 200 years.

The exhibition, which will be the focal point of the Palace's 2012 summer opening, will include an unprecedented display of some of the Sovereign's personal jewels.


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