The Queen’s jewellery to feature in Platinum Jubilee displays at the Official Royal Residences
The Queen often wears brooches that represent the emblems of Commonwealth countries while visiting or meeting their representatives.
the Canadian Maple-leaf Brooch, worn by Her Majesty (then Princess Elizabeth) on her first visit to Canada in 1951;
the Flame-Lily Brooch, the emblem of Zimbabwe, which was pinned to The Queen’s mourning clothes when she returned to Britain from Kenya after the death of her father in 1952;
the New Zealand Silver Fern Brooch, presented by the Women of Auckland on Christmas Day, 1953
the Australian Wattle Brooch, presented on Her Majesty’s first visit to Australia in 1954;
and the Sri Lanka Brooch, presented to The Queen during a State Visit to Sri Lanka in 1981.