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Hope I am doing this right.... (can''''t tell if the picture will post.) The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Jewel Central. From spotlights on individual pieces to glittering events chock full of tiaras, find all the major royal jewels covered on this blog right here!

The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Jewel Central

Royal Engagement Rings Jewel Explanations Featured TiarasEvery Thursday is Tiara Thursday around here. Take a look at the diadems we've highlighted so far: Tiaras from Belgium. Royal and Historic Jewelry - Page 5. Christie's jewelry auction in London on June 13, 2007.

Royal and Historic Jewelry - Page 5

Italy's Princess Maria Gabriella of Savoy is auctioned off 41 lots of rare jewelsin order to help pay her taxes. The most astounding piece is the Faberge tiara shown below. The piece is referred to as the Empress Josephine Tiara because the briolette-cut diamonds (the ones shaped like teardrops )were given to the French empress by Tsar Alexandra I following her divorce from Napoleon I. All this from ONE stone: Jewellery from world's largest diamond goes on display at Buckingham palace. The Cullinan Diamond, weighing 3,106 carats in its rough state, was first discovered in 1905 at a mine near Pretoria in South AfricaIt was originally thrown away as it was thought it to be too large to be a diamondOnce recovered, it was presented to King Edward VII as a gift and cuts were used in the Crown JewelsOther cuts were used to make brooches, necklaces and earrings worn by royalty including Queen Elizabeth II throughout her 60-year reignSeven of the nine cuts of the gem are to go on public display at Buckingham Palace this summer to celebrate Queen's Diamond Jubilee By Rebecca English Published: 14:21 GMT, 15 May 2012 | Updated: 08:30 GMT, 16 May 2012 Of all the celebrations planned for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, it is perhaps the most fitting.

All this from ONE stone: Jewellery from world's largest diamond goes on display at Buckingham palace

Stunning jewels created from the largest diamond ever found are to be collected together in public for the first time in a unique exhibition at Buckingham Palace. Jewellery of Today's British Royalty - The Tudors Wiki. Her Majesty's Many Brooches The personal jewels of Lady Diana are noted as such.

Jewellery of Today's British Royalty - The Tudors Wiki

If the jewels were not loaned to her by the Queen, they are the property of Lady Diana. Imperial Treasury. Crown jewels. Crown jewels is the traditional English term for the elements in metalwork or jewellery of the royal regalia of a particular state.

Crown jewels

They are often only used for the coronation of a monarch and a few other ceremonial occasions, though the monarch may also be often shown wearing them in portraits, as they symbolize the power and continuity of the monarchy. Though additions to them may be made, since medieval times the existing items are typically passed down unchanged as they symbolize the continuity of the monarchy. Africa[edit] The Crown Jewels. The Crown Jewels are displayed at the Jewel House in the Tower of London and can be viewed there by the public.

The Crown Jewels

The coronation of a new sovereign is one of the monarchy's most glittering pageants, staged in the gothic splendour of ancient Westminster Abbey, where every King and Queen of England, with the exception of Edward V and Edward VIII, has been crowned since King Harold II in 1066. This time honoured ritual emphasizes the continuity and majesty of the British monarchy. The oldest items in the present coronation regalia date from the Restoration, when they were made for the coronation of King Charles II. The original Crown Jewels were destroyed by Oliver Cromwell following the execution of Charles I in 1649, as they were then considered to be redundant. In an appalling act of historical vandalism, Cromwell had the entire collection sold or melted down and made into coin.

Iran Chamber Society: Iranian National -Royal- Jewels. National Museum Of Iraq,Gemstones,Semi Precious Stones,Gems Jewelry. Diana Mandache's Weblog. Royal Jewels of the World. Royal Jewels – Jewellery and Treasure of Royals and Aristocracy. Royal Jewellery. The Great Imperial Crown.

Royal Jewellery

The Great Imperial Crown made in 1762 for the coronation of Catherine the Great by the court jeweler J.Pauzie represents the height of creative imagination, lavish beauty and skilled workmanship. It is adorned with five thousand diamonds arranged in a splendid pattern of laurel wreaths and oak branches. The glitter of the diamonds is enhanced by two rows of gleaming pearls and the crown is topped by a huge red spinel, the second largest in the world, which weighs almost 400 carats. The Scepter has the world's famous "Orlov Diamond", the largest faceted diamond weighing 189 carats.

The State Hermitage Museum: Collection Highlights. The Treasure Gallery, one of the most interesting collections of the museum, got its name in the 18th century during the reign of Catherine the Great.

The State Hermitage Museum: Collection Highlights

It consists of two sections. The first, called the Gold Rooms has works from Eurasia, the Black Sea Littoral in antiquity, and the Orient. French Crown Jewels. Crown Jewels of France, on display at the Louvre with the crown and diadem of Empress Eugenie to the left, the set of Queen Marie Amélie in the centre and the crown of Louis XV to the right with the diadem of the Duchess of Angoulème. The Côte-de-Bretagne red spinel with the set of Queen Marie Amélie to the left, the bracelets and diadem of the Duchess of Angoulème in the centre and upper right and, between them, the set of Empress Josephine. Sapphire set of Queen Marie Amélie. Use of the French crown jewels[edit] Diamond Jewelry Forum - Compare Diamond Prices, Discussions & Diamond Information. Catalogue of an important assemblage of magnifi... Archduke Joseph Diamond sets new record as it sells at auction for $21.5m. By Sadie Whitelocks and Associated Press Published: 14:45 GMT, 14 November 2012 | Updated: 14:57 GMT, 14 November 2012 The dazzling Archduke Joseph diamond sold for just under $21.5million last night, setting a new world auction record price per carat for a colorless diamond.

It went for well above the expected $15million and more than triple the price paid for it at a sale almost two decades ago. Imperial Treasury. Do you have a dream tiara? Jewellery of Today's British Royalty - The Tudors Wiki.