The imperial crown of England.
--The imperial state crown of her Majesty Queen Victoria was made by Messrs. Rundell
& Bridge, in 1838, with jewels taken from old crowns and others furnished by command of her Majesty.
It consists of diamonds, pearls, rubies, sapphires and emeralds, set in silver
; it has a crimson velvet cap, with ermine border, and is lined with white silk.
Its gross weight is 39 oz. 5 dwt. troy.
The following is a summary of the jewels comprised in the crown: 1 large ruby, irregularly polished; 1 large broad spread supphire; 16 sapphires; 11 emeralds; 4 rubies; 1,363 brilliant diamonds; 1,273 rose diamonds; 147 table diamonds; 4 drop-shaped pearls; 273 pearls.