Who will receive the priceless jewels, tiaras, and brooches that belong to Queen Elizabeth II?

After his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, passed away on Thursday, King Charles III got a new title, and it is possible that he also inherited her extensive collection of jewels, crowns, and brooches.

Some of these treasures will continue to be shown as part of the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London, which is a collection of royal ceremonial objects that are open to the public.

On the other hand, it is anticipated that members of the Windsor family, beginning with King Charles, will inherit the Queen’s private collection, which is comprised of family heirlooms, gifts, and items that the monarch herself has purchased. This collection is valued at millions of dollars in the United States.

According to royal commentator Josh Rom, who was interviewed by the New York Post, “it seems conceivable that she would wish to pass on artifacts from her own collection to the people she loves.”

“The majority of the collection will fall to Charles, with Camilla as his queen consort, and subsequently Kate, so it’s possible that they won’t be left anything particularly significant [in the will].”

According to Vanity Fair, the beginnings of the royal collection can be traced back to the reign of Queen Victoria in the 1800s. During this time, the former queen began amassing jewels in conjunction with the growth of the British empire.

The collection continued to expand under the reign of Queen Mary, who was known to gather expensive pieces throughout the course of her journeys around the world and through her ties with jewelers and international leaders.

The majority of Queen Mary’s jewels were given as gifts to her granddaughter, Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty has since leased out various pieces of jewelry while she has been on the throne for the past seven decades.

The Cartier Halo tiara, which features one thousand individual diamonds, was one of the pieces that was worn by Kate Middleton during her wedding. According to a story from the New York Post, Meghan Markle wore the Diamond Bandeau while attending her wedding.

Rom told the Post that it’s likely the Queen will bequest these crowns to the same family members who borrowed them, but he pointed out that if they were left in her will, the beneficiaries would be compelled to pay a 40% inheritance tax on them. If the crowns were left in her will.

He suggested that, given the worth of some of these objects, it might be in the family’s best interest to let the items continue to be part of the royal collection. This was his reasoning.


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