Made for Queen Victoria in 1853. Originally set with opals because Prince Albert liked them.

Made for Queen Victoria in 1853. Originally set with opals because Prince Albert liked them.

Crown of Empress Farah Pahlavi - The Empress' Crown. Iran. "As it was for the first time in 2,500 years, the wife of the Shah was being crowned, a special crown was to be made for this occasion, and the honor of manufacturing the crown fell to the famous Parisian jewelry firm of Van Cleef & Arpels."

Crown of Empress Farah Pahlavi - The Empress' Crown. Iran. "As it was for the first time in 2,500 years, the wife of the Shah was being crowned, a special crown was to be made for this occasion, and the honor of manufacturing the crown fell to the famous Parisian jewelry firm of Van Cleef & Arpels."

British Royal Jewels: The Oriental Circlet - 1853 made by Garrard designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria. Originally set with opals one of Albert's favorite stones; Queen Victoria left this set to the Crown in her will. Queen Consort Alexandra replaced the opals with rubies. Queen Consort Elizabeth wore the it frequently. Queen Elizabeth wore it at a state visit to Malta in 2005 and it hasn’t been publicly since.

British Royal Jewels: The Oriental Circlet - 1853 made by Garrard designed by Prince Albert for Queen Victoria. Originally set with opals one of Albert's favorite stones; Queen Victoria left this set to the Crown in her will. Queen Consort Alexandra replaced the opals with rubies. Queen Consort Elizabeth wore the it frequently. Queen Elizabeth wore it at a state visit to Malta in 2005 and it hasn’t been publicly since.

Owned by Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorvna of Russia. Sold by Princess Dorothea of Hesse in 1996.  Creator: Fabergé (Possible)

Owned by Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorvna of Russia. Sold by Princess Dorothea of Hesse in 1996. Creator: Fabergé (Possible)

10 Beautiful Villages In Spain That You May Not Have Heard Of But Should Visit! - Hand Luggage Only - Travel, Food & Home Blog

10 Beautiful Villages In Spain That You May Not Have Heard Of But Should Visit! - Hand Luggage Only - Travel, Food & Home Blog

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