The Royal Collection

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You can't go to Paris without seeing Versailles. Tips for planning a Paris… Rococo, Baroque, Chateau Versailles, Palace Of Versailles, Marie Antoinette, Style Français, Luis Xvi, Fontainebleau, Queen Bedroom

The Queen's Bedroom

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German: Essen crown - The small crown is the oldest surviving crown of lilies in Europe. The gold band with 4 lilies is decorated with filigree patterns of coupled gold wires, set with pearls and precious stones. Medieval Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry, Royal Crowns, Royal Tiaras, Tiaras And Crowns, Ring Armband, Royal Jewelry
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Essener Krone

Essen crown. The small crown is the oldest surviving crown of lilies in Europe. It is stored for almost a millennium in the Essen treasury. It was used until the 16th century at the coronation of the Golden Madonna at the Candlemas on February 2nd. The gold band with 4 lilies is decorated with filigree patterns of coupled gold wires, set with pearls and precious stones. The crown was created at the second half of the 11th century. The origin of the crown is unclear.

Thornbury Castle, the room where Henry VIII & Anne Bolyn slept, S Gloucestershire, England. Begun in 1511 as a home for Edward Stafford, Duke of Buckingham. Now the 'Thornbury Castle Hotel' the only Tudor castle hotel in England Tudor History, European History, British History, Uk History, Asian History, History Facts, Dinastia Tudor, Tudor Style, Chateau Moyen Age
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Fairy tale wedding at Thornbury Castle

As the father of two girls, I have always imagined what it will be like to walk them down a church aisle at their wedding. But I could never imagine what it would be like to do that at a castle.

THE IMPERIAL CROWN OF GREYHAWK. Made of silver and steel, not gold. Set with large magic gems: ten diamonds, twenty rubies, thirty fire opals, and forty opals. (Gold Portuguese crown from about Royal Crown Jewels, Royal Crowns, Royal Tiaras, Royal Jewelry, Tiaras And Crowns, I Love Jewelry, Gold Crown, Princess Crowns, Princess Diana
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Exhibition review: What is Luxury? at the V&A - Country Life

Country Life reviews What is Luxury? at the V&A, London.

Queen Elizabeth I was a close friend of William Shakespeare's. Shakespeare had befriended royalty, and he actually had known Queen Elizabeth I for a long time. Queen Elizabeth I and King James I both admired the brilliant drama written by Shakespeare. Uk History, Tudor History, European History, British History, History Facts, History Medieval, Haunted History, Asian History, Elizabeth I
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The Darnley or Lennox Jewel from The Royal Collection - - gold, enamel, Burmese rubies, Indian emerald and cobalt-blue glass - probably made for Lady Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox - purchased by Queen Victoria in 1842 for 130 guineas

It's all about Mary, Queen of Scots

Jeweled Crown from Nepal circa made of pearls, colored glass, diamonds and rubies, with gold brocade ribs and Bird of Paradise plumes, interior lined with red cloth Royal Crowns, Crown Royal, Tiaras And Crowns, Royal Jewelry, Indian Jewelry, Corona Real, Diamond Crown, Emerald Diamond, Bird Jewelry
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Treasures from India

Pearl, ruby, emerald, diamond crown, with aigrette, for a Mughal emperor | The Treasures of India exhibit | Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Princesse de Monaco '' Rose brooch '' Courtesy Mikimoto (America) Co. The brooch is a breathtaking work. A rare natural pink conch pearl glows in the center. Tahitian pearl buds and demantoid garnet leaves crown the piece

Mother’s Day Gift Idea: Jeweled Flowers

Mother’s Day are flowers - a sweet tradition that’s centuries old. Treat your mom with flowers that won’t wilt or fade, consider floral jewelry instead.

her-majesty-the-queen: “ Marie Antoinette’s theatre in the Petit Trianon château of the Palace of Versailles. Chateau Versailles, Palace Of Versailles, Marie Antoinette, Queens Theatre, Toy Theatre, Movie Theater, Design Exterior, French History, French Chateau
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Fairy Tales by Nature

her-majesty-the-queen: “ Marie Antoinette’s theatre in the Petit Trianon château of the Palace of Versailles. ”

 Tanzkarte) – a dance card or "programme du bal" is used by a woman to record the names of the gentlemen with whom she intends to dance each successive dance at a formal ball. Hand Held Fan, Hand Fans, Vintage Accessories, Vintage Jewelry, Antique Fans, Vintage Dance, Art Asiatique, Calling Cards, Napoleon
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Napoleon and Josephine Fan Shaped Dance Card

Dripping with jewels! Crown Jewels Ternate Indonesia: Sultan's crown jewels at the palace. Royal Crown Jewels, Royal Crowns, Royal Tiaras, Royal Jewelry, Tiaras And Crowns, Gems And Minerals, Swagg, Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry
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Crown Jewels Ternate Indonesia

Sultans crown jewels Ternate at the palace

Renewing my crown in a year. I guess I like this color. Royal Crowns, Royal Tiaras, Crown Royal, Tiaras And Crowns, Invisible Crown, Royal Jewelry, Silver Jewellery, Family Jewels, Circlet
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Quels sont les plus connus, à part l'Angleterre, que nous connaissons tous ?

Louise Marie Adélaïde de Bourbon (known as Marie-Adélaïde) was born on the March The fifteen year old Marie-Adélaïde was married to the Duc de Chartres on the April 1769 at Versailles. [***click through to website for more info/ great stuff***] Louis Xiv, Roi Louis, Versailles, French History, European History, Marie Antoinette, Persona, French Royalty, Maria Theresa
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(Indonesia) Indonesian king's crown from the Balinese royal court of Singaraja. Inspired by a Dutch colonial army uniform. Gold, rubies, diamonds and sapphires. ca century CE.

Matt & Andrej Koymasky's Crowns Collection

Indonesia | King's crown from the Balinese Royal Court of Singaraja. Inspired by a Dutch colonial army uniform | Gold, rubies, diamonds and sapphires | Late 19th century, Nias

Portrait of Empress Alix-Alexandra Feodorovna 17 July Hesse, Germany, in Russia when married Tsar Nicholas II (Nicholas Alexandrovich Romanov) July by Artist Unknown.

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