Tudor sword of Henry VIII    @ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford    1500-1600, rock crystal and gilt silver

Tudor sword of Henry VIII @ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Rock crystal and gilt silver. Said to have been given to him by the Pope. Not a jewel, but impressive none the less~

Necklace set with pearls and emeralds from Pompeii.

This is a picture of a fancy ancient Roman necklace with emeralds and pearls. Gold necklace with pearls and emeralds. V-Roma.

Necklace of Marie Antoinette, last Queen of France

The very first and the most expensive piece of jewelry in this list is a stunning necklace that belongs to Marie Antoinette who was the fifteenth and penultimate child of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria and Emperor Francis I.

On the occasion of her marriage, Princess Alexandra of Denmark, who married the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) was given by the Ladies of North Wales a large emerald and diamond oval brooch with an emerald and diamond leek in the centre and cabochon emerald drop, along with matching earrings which is now worn by the Duchess of Cornwall on occasion.

Two princesses of Denmark enjoyed jewels. The eldest one, Alexandra, married the…

Crown of Charles X

Couronne De La Vierge dite de Charles X. Crown of Charles X.- It looks kind of l ike an open book.

Among the Empress Eugenie's incredible jewels is this splendid diamond bow brooch, originally part of the Diamants de la Couronne, it was made by François Kramer. The impressive bow was originally intended as a buckle for a diamond belt. Eugenie asked her jeweler to make it more elaborate, to wear it with the pair of diamond tassels. Later five diamond pampilles were added.

Among the Empress Eugenie's incredible jewels is this splendid diamond bow brooch, originally part of the Diamants de la Couronne, it was made by François Kramer. The impressive bow was originally intended as a buckle for a diamond belt. Eugenie asked her

Charlemagne (ca. 742-818)

Official and Historic Crowns of the World and their Locations Crown of Richard Lionhearted on reliquary bust of Charlemagne.

Antique French Gilt Brass Jeweled Saint Santos Altar Crown Tiara of Stars, Circa 1860-80

Antique French Gilt Brass Jeweled Saint Santos Altar Crown Tiara of Stars♡✿PM

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