The Heneage Jewel Portrait of Elizabeth I, Queen of England

Miniature (Nicholas Hilliard): watercolour and gouache on vellum

England, c.1595–1600

Enamelled gold, table-cut diamonds, Burmese rubies, rock crystal

7 × 5.1 cm

Victoria and Albert Museum, M.81-1935

Given by the Rt. Hon. Viscount Wakefield CBE through The Art Fund

Image © Victoria and Albert Museum