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The Most Stunning Royal Tiaras And Their History

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11. Queen Mary's Girls Of Great Britain And Ireland Tiara
This is one of Queen Elizabeth's most-worn tiaras — so much so that it's the tiara the Queen is wearing on several British bank notes! And like most of her headpieces, it originally belonged to Queen Mary of Teck. It was a wedding gift to Queen Mary during her nuptials in 1893, gifted to her by the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland," which was a committee of aristocratic women. 

In 1947, Queen Mary kept the "wedding present" origins of the tiara alive by gifting it to her granddaughter, the then-Princess Elizabeth, on her own big day on November 20, 1947.