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.
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
Nemes
The nemes is the striped headcloth worn by pharaohs in ancient Egypt. It covered the whole crown and back of the head and nape of the neck (sometimes also extending a little way down the back) and had...
Nemes - Wikipedia
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
Raven Crown
The Raven Crown (Dzongkha: དབུ་ཞྭ་བྱ་རོག་ཅན་; Wylie: dbu-zhva bya-rog-can) is worn by the Kings of Bhutan. It is a hat surmounted by the head of a raven.
The hereditary monarchy of the Wangchuk dy...
Raven Crown - 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 ...
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...
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, ...
Palatine Tiara
The Palatine Tiara is the most widely used Papal Tiara in the possession of the Vatican. It was donated to Pope Pius IX in 1877 by the Holy See's Palatine Guard to commemorate his jubilee as a bishop....
Palatine Tiara - Wikipedia
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
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...
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
Imperial Crowns of Charles VII
The Imperial Crowns of Charles VII are kept in the treasury at the Munich Residenz. Since the imperial crown was merely used as coronation crown, the Holy Roman Emperors had to use different crowns fo...
Imperial Crowns of Charles VII - 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...
State crown
A state crown is the working crown worn by a monarch on recurring state occasions such as State Openings of Parliament, as opposed to the coronation crown with which they would be formally crowned. So...
Coronation Crown of George IV
The Coronation Crown of George IV was the coronation crown of King George IV of the United Kingdom. It was used in the coronation in 1821. It has remained unworn since 1823.
As the Prince of Wal...
Coronation Crown of George IV - Wikipedia
Sancy
The Sancy, a pale yellow diamond of 55.23 carats (11.046 g), was once reputed to have belonged to the Mughals of antiquity, but is more likely of Indian origin owing to its cut, which is unusual ...
Sancy - Wikipedia
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
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
Crown of Queen Maria of Romania
This crown is made of gold from Transylvania. It was manufactured with the occasion of the coronation of King Ferdinand I and Queen Maria in 1922 at Alba-Iulia.