The Stories Behind the Crowns of The Crown


Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation Crown: The iconic St. Edward's Crown, made in 1661, is incredibly heavy, weighing nearly 5 pounds, and features 444 precious stones, symbolizing the weight of the monarchy.

Princess Diana's Wedding Tiara: Lady Diana Spencer's delicate Spencer Tiara was a family heirloom, and it held personal significance as her "something borrowed" for her fairytale wedding to Prince Charles.

The Imperial State Crown: This opulent crown is adorned with the famous Cullinan II diamond, a 317-carat gem cut from the Cullinan Diamond, one of the largest rough diamonds ever found.

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II: The ceremony, featured in Season 1 of "The Crown," meticulously recreated the grandeur of the original event, capturing the essence of a historic moment.

The Royal Diadem of Queen Mary: Known for its striking arrangement of cambridge sapphires, the diadem has been worn by various royal women and is a testament to the enduring elegance of the British monarchy.

Prince Charles and Camilla's Wedding Crown: The Festival of Britain Crown, worn by Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, during her wedding to Prince Charles, beautifully merges tradition and modernity.

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother's Crown: The simple, yet elegant, Crown of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, portrayed in "The Crown," was worn for her husband's unexpected coronation in 1937.