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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...

Queen Marie Amelie's Sapphire, Diamond & Pearl Tiara, France (1830; made by Bapst; sapphires, pearls, diamonds).

Queen Marie Amelie's Sapphire, Diamond & Pearl Tiara, France (1830; made by Bapst; sapphires, pearls, diamonds).

Presented to Queen Victoria & placed among Indian Collection belonging to Crown by King George V in 1924.  Description:   A ruby, diamond and pearl tiara formed from twelve gold, tear-shaped sections mounted with diamonds and rubies, on a gold and pearl band, with enamel portraits at back.

Presented to Queen Victoria & placed among Indian Collection belonging to Crown by King George V in 1924. Description: A ruby, diamond and pearl tiara formed from twelve gold, tear-shaped sections mounted with diamonds and rubies, on a gold and pearl band, with enamel portraits at back.

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