Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom during a state banquet in honor of Brazilian president Lula da Silva at Buckingham Palace, London. The Queen wears the insignia of the Grand Collar of the Brazilian National Order of the Southern Cross (namely, the Grand Collar itself and the Star). Also worn are the insignia of the Royal Family Orders of Kings George V (white background) and George VI (pink background), and also the aquamarine necklace and other jewels that were given her by the Government of Brazil as a Coronation gift, as well as the aquamarine tiara, commissioned by the Queen in 1957 to match the jewels that had been given to her by the Brazilian Government. File File:Elizabeth II Southern Cross.png by Agência Brasil - EBC, cropped by Limongi, and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Brazil license.

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