Pearly Queen :Queen Mary Apparently this lady loved bling! In this photo, the Dowage Queen is wearing the Vladimir Tiara which she bought from the estate of the Russian Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna after the exiled grand duchess died in France in
King George V and Queen Mary of Teck, the grandparents of Queen Elizabeth II. My great, great grandfather was King George's personal valet. Once he married Mary, King George kept him on under a different job title.