Crown (headgear)
A crown is the traditional symbolic form of headgear worn by a monarch or by a deity, for whom the crown traditionally represents power, legitimacy, victory, triumph, honor, and glory, as well as immo...
Crown (headgear) - Wikipedia
French Crown Jewels - Paris Atelier: The Jewels of France
Dec 16, 2008 ... The French Crown & Imperial Jewels are unquestionably amazing, but even more amazing is their story and history. The following is glimpse ...
French Crown Jewels - French Royal and Imperial Jewels
Video about the jewels of the Royal and Imperial families in France. Some of them are exhibited in the Louvre (Galerie d'Apollon) or in other museums.
Imperial Crown of India
A very nice piece of Elgar's music in the public domain that I haven't been able to locate elsewhere on YouTube.
Joyeuse
Joyeuse ([ʒwaˈjøz]), is the name tradition attributes to Charlemagne's personal sword. The name translates as "joyous".
Some legends claim Joyeuse was forged to contain the Lance of Longinus wit...
Joyeuse - Wikipedia
French Crown Jewels - Paris Atelier: The Jewels of France
Dec 16, 2008 ... The French Crown & Imperial Jewels are unquestionably amazing, but even more amazing is their story and history. The following is glimpse ...
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Holland
When the Emperor Napoleon proposed that his younger brother Louis Napoleon Bonaparte should become the king of a new kingdom, a state that would replace and succeed the age-old Dutch republic, at that...
Coat of arms of the Kingdom of Holland - Wikipedia
Iron Crown of Lombardy
The Iron Crown of Lombardy (Corona Ferrea) is both a reliquary and one of the oldest royal insignia of Christendom. It was made in the Early Middle Ages, consisting of a circlet of gold fitted around ...
Iron Crown of Lombardy - Wikipedia
Tavernier Blue
The Tavernier Blue was the precursor diamond to the Blue Diamond of the French Crown (aka the French Blue), and subsequently the Hope Diamond. This has been accepted by many historians and gemologist...
Tavernier Blue - Wikipedia
Crown of Empress Eugénie
The Crown of Empress Eugénie was the consort crown of Eugénie de Montijo, the empress consort of Emperor Napoleon III of France. Though neither she nor her husband underwent a coronation, a consort c...
Crown of Empress Eugénie - Wikipedia
Ruspoli Sapphire
The Ruspoli Sapphire, also known as the Wooden Spoonseller's Sapphire and the Great Sapphire of Louis XIV, is a 135.8 carat (27.16 g) blue sapphire nearly without flaw. It possesses only six facets a...
Swedish Crown
The so-called Swedish Crown, also known as the "Purchased Crown", was a part of the Polish Crown Jewels.
The crown was made for King Sigismund II Augustus. After King's death it was pawned to Giov...
Swedish Crown - Wikipedia
Tiara of Pope Benedict XVI
The Tiara of Pope Benedict XVI is a Papal tiara presented to Pope Benedict XVI during a General Audience on May 25, 2011 by a group of German Catholics.The tiara was produced in Bulgaria by a company ...
Tiara of Pope Benedict XVI - Wikipedia
Regent Diamond
The Regent Diamond is a diamond owned by the French state and on display in the Louvre. In 1698, a slave found the 410 carat (82 g) uncut diamond in Kollur mine (more specifically in Guntur District, ...
Crown of Gaya
The crowns of Gaya refers to two excavated pieces that are believed to be the headgear of the elite of the Gaya Confederacy. These crowns share the general traditions of Korean crowns, such as the us...
Crown of Gaya - Wikipedia
Crown of Augustus II the Strong
The Crown of Augustus II was intended for his coronation as a King of Poland. The crown was made in 1697 by Freiburg's goldsmith Johann Friedrich Klemm. It was not used, however. The Augustus II's cro...
Crown of Augustus II the Strong - Wikipedia
List of royal crowns
The following is a list of royal crowns:
List of royal crowns - Wikipedia
Norwegian Royal Regalia
Norwegian crown jewels, or regalia, include nine items: the king's crown, the sword of the realm, the king's sceptre, the king's orb, the queen's crown, the queen's sceptre, the queen's orb, the crown...
Norwegian Royal Regalia - Wikipedia
Small diamond crown of Queen Victoria
The small diamond crown of Queen Victoria is a miniature crown created at the request of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom in 1870. It was perhaps the crown most associated with Queen Victoria. Su...
Mascapaicha
The Mascapaicha was the royal crown of the Emperor of the Tawantinsuyu, more commonly known as the Inca Empire.The Mascapaicha was the imperial symbol, worn only by the Sapa Inca as King of Cusco and ...
Mascapaicha - Wikipedia
Swedish Royal Regalia
Sweden's Royal Regalia are kept deep in the vaults of the Royal Treasury (Swedish: Skattkammaren), underneath the Royal Palace in Stockholm, in a museum which is open to the public. The crowns and...
Swedish Royal Regalia - Wikipedia
Laurent Ronde
Laurent Ronde was the Crown Jeweller of France in the early 18th century. His most famous creation was the Crown of Louis XV, which he designed and manufactured and which was used as the coronation cr...
Laurent Ronde - Wikipedia
Crown of the Netherlands
The current Crown of the Netherlands is of relatively modern origin. In 1813 the new "Sovereign Ruler" of the Netherlands, Prince Willem of Orange, son and heir of the exiled Stadtholder Willem V of O...
Crown of the Netherlands - Wikipedia
Danish Crown Regalia
Danish Crown Regalia are the symbols of the Danish monarchy. They consist of three crowns, a sceptre (symbolising supreme authority), an orb (a globus cruciger, symbolising the earthly realm surmounte...
Danish Crown Regalia - Wikipedia
Belgian Tiara
The Belgian Tiara is one of the most unusual Papal Tiaras in existence, largely due to its design. The tiara was donated by the Ladies of the Royal Court of the King of the Belgians on June 18, 1871 t...
Crown of Queen Alexandra
The Crown of Queen Alexandra was the consort crown of Alexandra of Denmark, the queen consort of King Edward VII. It was manufactured for the 1902 coronation.
Queen Victoria's death in January 190...
Crown of Queen Alexandra - Wikipedia
Crown of Saint Wenceslas
The Crown of Saint Wenceslas is a crown forming part of the Bohemian Crown Jewels, and made in 1347. The eleventh king of Bohemia from the House of Luxembourg, and Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV had it...
Crown of Saint Wenceslas - Wikipedia
Tiara of Pope John XXIII
The Tiara of Pope John XXIII was the personal Papal Tiara (triregnum in Latin, triregno in Italian) presented by the region of Bergamo to Angelo Roncalli, who was born there, following his election as...
Tiara of Pope John XXIII - Wikipedia
Corolla (chaplet)
A corolla is an ancient headdress made of a garland or wreath and worn as a small circlet or crown. Usually it has ceremonial significance and represents victory or authority.
The term corolla and...
Corolla (chaplet) - Wikipedia
List of papal tiaras in existence
The papal tiara is the crown of the pope. For over a thousand years all popes were crowned with some kind of a tiara in a papal coronation. The tiara is still one of the key symbols of the papacy, and...
List of papal tiaras in existence - Wikipedia