Crown of the Empress, Russian Imperial Crown Jewels. Gold, silver, and diamonds. Was created by jeweler Zeftigen for the coronation of Empress Maria Alexandrovna. From the collection of the Diamond Fund of the USSR, Moscow, Russia.
The 1880s creation is made up of 15 intertwined diamond-set ovals. Pendant emeralds hang from the ovals, but they can be interchanged with pearls. Queen Elizabeth II now owns the tiara her grandmother purchased about 90 years ago.