The Russian Imperial Crown. First used at the Coronation of Catherine the Great and last used at the coronation of Nicholas II.Catherine’s crown was made of diamonds, hundreds of pearls and a 415 carat ruby purchased from a Chinese Emperor.
The Russian Imperial Crown. First used at the Coronation of Catherine the Great and last used at the coronation of Nicholas II. The magnificent crown holds the second largest spinel in the world, a precious red spinel weighing an impressive carats.
Austrian Imperial Sceptor displayed at the Schatzkammer, Vienna, Austria. Six layers of ornamentation lie beneath the bezel settings of the main diamond clasps. Similar to the Crown and Imperial Orb, a large blue sapphire serves as the crowning ornament
Louis XV King of France February 1710 – 10 May known as Louis the Beloved (Louis le bien aimé) was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1 September 1715 until his death. Crown of Louis XV of France.
Lotus-Motif Diamond and Ruby Tiara, part of the Imperial Ruby Parure; created by Bolin as a bridal gift for Marie Alexandrovna, Duchess of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and daughter of Tsar Alexander II of Russia upon her marriage to Prince Alfred.