What is on display in the Tower of London?
The Jewel House displays The Crown Jewels, part of the Royal Collection and still regularly used by The Queen. These include the 800 year old Coronation Spoon, as well as St Edward’s Crown, worn at the moment that the monarch is crowned at Westminster Abbey, and the Imperial State Crown.
Where is Kohinoor diamond now?
Today, the diamond sparkles in the centre of the band of the Crown of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother (l. 1900-2002), the late mother of the present queen, Elizabeth II (r. 1952-). The Queen Mother wore this crown at her coronation in 1937.
Is Queen Elizabeth a billionaire?
Sandringham House and Balmoral Castle are privately owned by the Queen. Forbes magazine estimated the Queen’s net worth at around $500 million (about £325 million) in 2011, while an analysis by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index put it at $425 million (about £275 million) in 2015.
Does the queen own the crown jewels?
The crown jewels are still in use by the royal family during ceremonies, like during their coronation. They are not owned by the state but by the queen herself in right of the Crown. Their ownership passes from one Monarch to the next and they are maintained by the Crown Jeweller.