The splendor and magnificence of the Imperial crowns.
The main regalia, confirming the power of monarchs, is considered the crown or crown.
Rulers, competing in the splendor and luxury of the symbols of power, decorated their crowns, made of gold and silver, rare and very expensive stones. In this review, the most famous crown in the world, among which to define itself-the not so simple.
Crown kings and emperors of the Holy Roman Empire has several names, one of the most famous – the crown of Charlemagne, and it is made in the late 10th century.
Crown kings and emperors of the Holy Roman Empire.
This is the oldest jewelry masterpiece, unlike any other crown, the original shape of the octagon, is decorated with 144 precious stones and pearls. Stored originally in Nuremberg, in the event of threats of seizure of that city by Napoleon’s troops, seeking to get her for the coronation, the crown was moved to Vienna and hid there. In the Museum of Vienna she is now stored.
The crown of the British Empire.
The famous jewel, made in 1911, is not the property of the Queen, and owned by the state, and its main store is a fortress-Museum of London, and is now ruling Queen Elizabeth II wears the crown only on the occasion of the ceremony of the annual opening of Parliament or other public gatherings. And although the crown has a relatively small weight of 910 grams, a Queen, to get used to it and not to embarrass the ceremony, wears a crown in advance, and walks her a few hours. In these rare days you can see the Queen painting on the head a tiara at Breakfast at home or watching the Newspapers.
The large Crown of the Russian Empire.
The jewel, which eclipsed with its Shine and splendor of the crown of all the foreign rulers, was conceived by Catherine II for his coronation in 1762. There are jewelers who worked on its development, in just two months managed to create a miracle.
Openwork frame elegant shape in the form of two hemispheres (representing the East and West) of gold and silver,reminiscent of Eastern headdress, made the chief court jeweler ekart. But the selection of stones for the crown and its decoration ekart trusted jeweler posier, who brilliantly handled it. Rows of matte pearls could not be better emphasize the sparkle of the diamonds, and crowned with the crown a real treasure, a rare mineral, a bright red ruby weighing approximately 400 carats, brought in the 16th century from China. Today it is a national treasure exhibited in the famous Diamond Fund.
Diamonds and pearls Large crown.
Red spinel Large crown.
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