|The Cullinan IX Ring, and Queen Elizabeth wearing it (along with Granny's chips and her engagement ring)|
That's the end of the numbered stones but if you recall, there are still bits remaining: 96 small brilliants and 10 or so carats of unpolished pieces, what was left over when the large stones were cut and polished. Where have they gone?
|Queen Mary and her daughter, Princess Mary (Mary is also wearing Cullinans VI and VIII)|
And with that mystery of where any remaining pieces might be, we end the Great Cullinan Adventure and my countdown of Queen Elizabeth's Top 10 Diamonds.
Photos: Leslie Field