|Queen Victoria's Fringe Brooch|
|Queen Alexandra (left and center), Queen Mary (right)|
|Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother|
|Queen Elizabeth II|
It's not the biggest brooch in the collection, this is true. But it's seen its way through four generations and counting, and it's got enough heft to come in at number 10 in my countdown.
Photos: Queen Elizabeth II/The Royal Collection/Corbis/Daylife