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Queen Elizabeth II marks record 65 years on Britain’s throne with lovely photo

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To mark her latest milestone, a poignant photograph of her wearing a suite of sapphire jewellery given to her by her father King George VI as a wedding gift in 1947 has been issued.

Sapphire is the 65th anniversary gemstone and the King’s gift to his eldest daughter, then Princess Elizabeth, featured a glittering necklace, dating from 1850 and made of 16 large oblong sapphires
surrounded by diamonds, with a pair of matching sapphire and diamond drop earrings.

The newly released portrait was taken by David Bailey in 2014, for the Government’s ‘Great’ campaign, which aims to promote the UK abroad.

‘She has very kind eyes with a mischievous glint,’ he said at the time. ‘I’ve always liked strong women, and she is a very strong woman.’

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31 Comments

31 Comments

  1. Olagunju Emmanuel Olaleyeh

    Feb 6, 2017 at 05:46

    HBD… God bless the queen n long life the queen

  2. Chica Sochima Jnr

    Feb 6, 2017 at 05:50

    woow this is lovely, unprecedented feat. 65 years? super! Please i have one request to make to her “dear queen, Please as your country is celebrating you, Please there is a foreigner in your mist, tell him to go home that his own country is missing him, let him come back dead or alive and take this recession with him… Then he will travel to anywhere to he wants. Thanks.

  3. Oyedeji Toluwani Emmanuel

    Feb 6, 2017 at 05:53

    LLNP to her highness!!

  4. Abdulmalik Mohammed

    Feb 6, 2017 at 05:57

    Happy 65 anniversary, i wish you long life and prosperity

  5. Miracle Moses

    Feb 6, 2017 at 05:58

    Long live the queen and more more years to come

  6. Flexy Jay

    Feb 6, 2017 at 06:02

    Long live the queen and I am wish manty more years to come

  7. Micheal John

    Feb 6, 2017 at 06:04

    Happy birthday 2 the queen of England

  8. Godwin Abraham

    Feb 6, 2017 at 06:04

    Long live the queen

  9. Chidiebere Agu

    Feb 6, 2017 at 06:10

    LONG LIVE D QUEEN.continue aging wit grace

  10. Oladele Olusola Onigbogi

    Feb 6, 2017 at 06:10

    LLNP, to her highness more years to come

  11. Richard Ricardo

    Feb 6, 2017 at 06:14

    Hello Queen are you aware that Humanbeings are suffering in your African British Slavery Extension Camp call NIGERIA ZOO REPUBLIC. As you are talking about Briexit also talk about Biafrans Freedom. As for BUHARI, we know he is dead you can even bury him there or dump his dried body inside bush. MAD AND WICKED BRITISH.

  12. Nwosu Benjamin Uche

    Feb 6, 2017 at 07:07

    Wow Are u for real? 65 years? Boy, this is great.

  13. Jennifer Sokoh

    Feb 6, 2017 at 07:17

    Nice, beautiful queen

  14. Mhiz Jessy Anaeme

    Feb 6, 2017 at 07:26

    Lovely

  15. Malachy Evalistus

    Feb 6, 2017 at 07:37

    Happy Anniversary from.. Malachy Evalistus Nigeria

  16. Moses Michaels

    Feb 6, 2017 at 07:43

    Arch Head of All Mason and Lodges worldwide. Matriarch of universal principalities

  17. Ifunanyanze Okwuoha

    Feb 6, 2017 at 07:45

    Waoooo

  18. Nwosu Amuche Chukwugozie

    Feb 6, 2017 at 08:11

    many more years to her

  19. Solomon Tersee

    Feb 6, 2017 at 08:25

    She will live until she gets tired of living. Because, she got someone to nurse up. Isaiah 49 v 23

  20. Felix Sina

    Feb 6, 2017 at 09:05

    Wow long live the queen

  21. Amk Returns

    Feb 6, 2017 at 09:28

    Hbd

  22. Imobile Imobile

    Feb 6, 2017 at 09:37

    Ok

  23. Egwuatu Mary Onyinye Priscilia

    Feb 6, 2017 at 11:02

    Still beautiful

  24. Egbodo Victor

    Feb 6, 2017 at 11:03

    Here come the queen

  25. Young Pell

    Feb 6, 2017 at 11:29

    Queen queen

  26. Esquare Ejike

    Feb 6, 2017 at 12:07

    Long live Queen of England

  27. Ajisefinni Olubunmi

    Feb 6, 2017 at 17:11

    Grandma no wan gree.still rocks

  28. Engr Joymat

    Feb 6, 2017 at 17:14

    Congrat

  29. Anyanwu Mike Micky

    Feb 6, 2017 at 17:44

    GrandMa…R.I.P Remain In Power….#lol

  30. Ife Fatokun

    Feb 6, 2017 at 19:02

    Is it true that this woman is Seun Egbegbecious in nature??….

  31. Ugochi Mabel

    Feb 7, 2017 at 07:52

    Congratulations Queen

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