Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she visits Newmarket Animal Health Trust on October 2009 in Newmarket, England. During her visit the Queen toured the new visitor's centre and saw a presentation on the work of the Cancer Centre.
The brooch as a jewel form has been somewhat undervalued in recent years. Commonly perceived as being out of sync with contemporary tastes, its often-baroque nature is often dismissed as being too narrative rich for simpler, cleaner tastes. But brooche.