The crown and other necessities.

The crown jewels and other necessities.

Here at PD, we avoid covering the British Royal Family mostly, because our ulcers just can’t take it, but this week’s Memory Lane Monday features some sound Valentine’s Day gift advice, from the Queen herself.

As part of the BBC One documentary The Coronation, Queen Elizabeth the II laments having to wear the crown jewels.

Crowns Are Heavy

Or you could go with one of these from the Pre-Spring 2014 Chanel Collection instead of trying for an edible crown.

Or you could go with one of these from the Pre-Spring 2014 Chanel Collection instead of trying for an edible jewels.

If you were planning to gift your beloved a tiara or crown, the Queen advises you to remember, “You can’t look down to read the speech you have to take the speech up, because if you did your neck would break, it would fall off.”

Okay, a crown is off the list, but are you still deadest on giving jewelry this Valentine’s?

Well, again, Queen Elizabeth the II agreed with the interviewer Alastair Bruce that, “It’s difficult to always remember that diamonds are stones and so they’re very heavy.”

How about a candy necklace? After all the NHS does great work with dentistry, we hear.