room-temperature-beans: Tiffany Black Opal Necklace This opal and gold necklace designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany about is accented with brilliant green demantoid garnets from Russia. The black opals are from Lightning Ridge, Australia.
In the Great Star of Africa was given to King Edward VII of England and set into the Royal Scepter. The Royal Scepter is still used today by Queen Elizabeth It is one of the largest polished diamonds in the world.
Stunning Queen of Bavaria crown contains huge pearls and large diamonds. As part of a republican Germany, Bavaria has not had a monarch since 1918 but the Bavarian Crown Jewels are still on show in the Treasury of the Residenz Palace in Munich