Anne Boleyn's pearl crown. Gorgeous color of emeralds, looks like tin but Id think it would be made in gold~

Anne Boleyn's pearl crown. Gorgeous color of emeralds, looks like tin but Id think it would be made in gold~

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.

Italian Queen Marie-Jose's Seed-Pearl tiara -  She was the last Queen of Italy. Her thirty-five day reign as queen consort earned her the affectionate nickname the May Queen.

Italian Queen Marie-Jose's Seed-Pearl tiara - She was the last Queen of Italy. Her thirty-five day reign as queen consort earned her the affectionate nickname the May Queen.

Elizabeth Kotromanic of Bosnia (c. 1339 - January 1387) was the daughter of Ban Stephen II of Bosnia who became queen of Hungary upon her marriage to Louis I, King of Hungary and Poland, in 1353. The Crown of Elizabeth Kotromanic of Bosnia in Zadar, was given by Louis I of Hungary to St. Simeon shrine in Zadar, Croatia.

Elizabeth Kotromanic of Bosnia (c. 1339 - January 1387) was the daughter of Ban Stephen II of Bosnia who became queen of Hungary upon her marriage to Louis I, King of Hungary and Poland, in 1353. The Crown of Elizabeth Kotromanic of Bosnia in Zadar, was given by Louis I of Hungary to St. Simeon shrine in Zadar, Croatia.

Funeral crown of the queen, Anna of Antioch - Found from the graves of Béla III (1172-96), via Flickr.

Funeral crown of the queen, Anna of Antioch - Found from the graves of Béla III (1172-96), via Flickr.

The most valuable item is a crown whose last likely owner was Blanche de Valois, the first wife of Charles IV, who died in 1348, Poland.

The most valuable item is a crown whose last likely owner was Blanche de Valois, the first wife of Charles IV, who died in 1348, Poland.

The Tudor crowns worn by the Master and Wardens on ceremonial occasions are among the oldest in the City of London, with the Master's crown dating from 1561.

The Tudor crowns worn by the Master and Wardens on ceremonial occasions are among the oldest in the City of London, with the Master's crown dating from 1561.

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