Crown jewels
Crown jewels is the traditional English term for the elements in metalwork or jewellery of the royal regalia of a particular former or current monarchy state. They are often only used for the coronat...
Crown jewels - Wikipedia
This Day In History-1905 World’s Largest Diamond Found
On January 25, 1905, at the Premier Mine in Pretoria, South Africa, a 3,106-carat diamond is discovered during a routine inspection by the mine’s superintendent. Weighing 1.33 pounds, and christened t...
Iranian Crown Jewels
Jewel-studded adornments Among the fabulous collection of jewelry in the Iranian Crown Jewels exhibited at the Museum of the Treasury of the National Iranian Jewels there are several jewel-studded orn...
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.
Cullinan Diamond - The Story
Late one afternoon in 1905, Mr. Frederick Wells, the superintendent of the prolific Premier Mine in South Africa, was making a routine inspection trip through the mine when his attention was attracted...
Portuguese Crown Jewels
The Portuguese Crown Jewels were the pieces of jewelry, regalia, and vestments worn by the Monarchs of Portugal during the time of the Portuguese Monarchy. Over the nine centuries of Portuguese histor...
Portuguese Crown Jewels - Wikipedia
Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom
The collective term Crown Jewels denotes the regalia and vestments worn by the sovereign of the United Kingdom during the coronation ceremony and at other state functions. The term refers to the follo...
Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
Cup of the Ptolemies
The Cup of the Ptolemies (French: Coupe des Ptolémées) is an onyx cameo two-handled cup, or kantharos. The cup, decorated with Dionysiac vignettes and emblems, was carved at some point in Classical An...
Cup of the Ptolemies - Wikipedia
This Day In History-1905 World’s Largest Diamond Found
On January 25, 1905, at the Premier Mine in Pretoria, South Africa, a 3,106-carat diamond is discovered during a routine inspection by the mine’s superintendent. Weighing 1.33 pounds, and christened t...
St Edward's Sapphire
The St Edward's Sapphire is a sapphire and one of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom. It gets its name from Edward the Confessor who wore the stone in his ring. According to legend the sapphire ma...
St Edward's Sapphire - Wikipedia
Crown of Augustus III of Poland
The Crown of Augustus III was made in 1733 for Augustus III' coronation in Kraków in 1734.
In 1925 Polish Government purchased the silver regalia of King Augustus III and Queen Maria Josepha in Vi...
Crown of Augustus III of Poland - Wikipedia
Regalia of Norway
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...
Regalia of Norway - Wikipedia
Crown Jewels of Württemberg
The Crown Jewels of Württemberg (German: Kronjuwelen des Königreichs Württemberg) are a historical jewel collection belonging to the Kings and Queens of Württemberg.The original crown jewels were mad...
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.
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
Crown of Christian V
The crown of King Christian V of Denmark was the crown used at the coronation of all of Denmark's absolutist kings. While the reign of such monarchs ended in 1840, the crown is still used during a Dan...
Crown of Christian V - Wikipedia
Norwegian Crown Prince's Crown
The coronet of Crown prince is one of the Norwegian Royal Regalia.The coronet was made in 1846, designed by Johannes Flintoe based on a crown dating from the Middle Ages, and commissioned to the golds...
Szczerbiec
Szczerbiec ([ˈʂt͡ʂɛr.bʲɛt͡s]) is the coronation sword that was used in crowning ceremonies of most kings of Poland from 1320 to 1764. It is currently on display in the treasure vault of the Royal Wawe...
Szczerbiec - Wikipedia
Crown of Boleslaw I the Brave
The Crown of Bolesław I the Brave (in Polish: Korona Chrobrego, also known in Latin as the Corona Privilegiata) was the coronation crown of the Polish monarchs.
The origins of the Polish crown are...
Crown of Boleslaw I the Brave - Wikipedia
Coronets of Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret
The Coronets of Princess Elizabeth and Margaret were two coronets commissioned by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1937, so that his children could also take part in their coronation.Once King Ge...
Płock Diadem
The Płock Diadem (Polish: Diadem płocki) was created in the beginning of the 13th century probably in Hungary. This filigree diadem is wrought of extremely pure gold and set with sapphires, rubies...
Płock Diadem - Wikipedia
Timur ruby
The Timur ruby (also Khiraj-i-alam, "Tribute to the World") is an unfaceted, 361-carat polished red spinel gemstone set in a necklace in 1853, part of the British Crown Jewels. It is named after the r...
Iranian Crown Jewels
Jewel-studded adornments Among the fabulous collection of jewelry in the Iranian Crown Jewels exhibited at the Museum of the Treasury of the National Iranian Jewels there are several jewel-studded orn...