|An official portrait of the new Queen Elizabeth II, ca. 1953 (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)|
Happy 90th birthday to HM Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom! For the past ten days, we’ve gone on a historical journey through the Queen’s jewelry collection, from her earliest acquisitions all the way to brand-new pieces. Here’s a list of each of the posts from the series. Enjoy!
Part 1: Early Acquisitions, 1941-1947
Part 2: Wedding Gifts, November 1947
Part 4: Queen Mary’s Bequest, March 1953
Part 5: Queen Mary’s Bequest, March 1953
Part 8: The Queen Mother’s Bequest, 2002
Part 9: Brand-New Jewels, 2002-2016
…and two bonus posts!