Drusilla tiara Gothic headpiece marcasite garnet by AncaPeelma, $640.00

Drusilla tiara Gothic headpiece marcasite garnet by AncaPeelma, $640.00

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.

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.

Naasut tiara by Nicholas Appel using diamonds, and gold from melted down gold coins. Made in Greenland during the International Polar Year. The tiara can be broken down into five brooches.

Naasut tiara by Nicholas Appel using diamonds, and gold from melted down gold coins. Made in Greenland during the International Polar Year. The tiara can be broken down into five brooches.

This is a reproduction of the crown worn by the infamous Henry VIII, the powerful plus-sized king with many wives. The original was made either for Henry VIII or his father Henry VII and was worn by subsequent Tudor and Stuart monarchs up until it was broken apart & melted down at the Tower of London in 1649 under the orders of Oliver Cromwell (when the monarchy was abolished and replaced by the Protectorate). The original crown was made of solid gold and inset with various rubies...

The Lost Crown of the Tudors and Stuarts

This is a reproduction of the crown worn by the infamous Henry VIII, the powerful plus-sized king with many wives. The original was made either for Henry VIII or his father Henry VII and was worn by subsequent Tudor and Stuart monarchs up until it was broken apart & melted down at the Tower of London in 1649 under the orders of Oliver Cromwell (when the monarchy was abolished and replaced by the Protectorate). The original crown was made of solid gold and inset with various rubies...

Great Star of Africa in the royal scepter of the British Crown Jewels. It is one of the largest polished diamonds in the world.

Great Star of Africa in the royal scepter of the British Crown Jewels. It is one of the largest polished diamonds in the world.

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