TORONTO, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - On Friday, June 20, 2014, Her Majesty wore one-of-a-kind brooch designed by Canadian jeweller, Hillberg & Berk to the Royal Ascot racecourse. The contemporary floral design is set in 18K white gold and features Madagascar tourmaline, a white freshwater pearl and 300 diamonds.
The brooch was presented to The Queen in October 2013 and first worn while attending Sunday service on February 2, 2014.
The brooch is valued at $15,000 CAN.
Image with caption: "Queen Elizabeth II wears brooch designed by Canadian jeweller, Hillberg & Berk at 2014 Royal Ascot on June 20, 2014, in England. A budding favourite of The Queen, the brooch was presented to Her Majesty in October 2013 by Saskatchewan Lieutenant-Governor Vaughn Solomon Schofield. (Getty Images) (CNW Group/Hillberg & Berk)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140620_C1082_PHOTO_EN_3825.jpg
SOURCE: Hillberg & Berk
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