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Koh-i-noor-diamond, 105 carats

Koh-i-Noor Diamond, 105 carats. Once the largest known diamond, it was fought over by many countries before it became the property of the British Empire. It became part of the royal crown jewels when Queen Victoria was pronounced Empress of India in

Tiara with sapphires and diamonds belonging to the Duchess Isabella of Genoa, nee Elisabeth of Saxony, mother of Queen Margherita of the House of Savoy. (Isabella was the niece of the Princess Augusta who married Eugen Beauharnais, mother of Queen Josefina of Sweden, who herself was the source of so many Scandinavian crown jewels.) Possibly a gift from the duchess to Margherita on marriage to Prince Umberto of Savoy. Disassembles into five brooches.

House of Savoy Tiara, Italy white diamonds, pink diamonds). Convertible into five brooches.

The Queen wearing the Imperial State Crown at the Opening of Parliament

Queen Elizabeth wearing the Imperial State Crown at the State Opening of Parliament in Very nice design for the Crown.

http://www.rollingems.com/index.php/gemmologia/gemme/184-i-diamanti-vip Il Ko-hi-noor è un celebre diamante da 105 carati (21,6 g) che è stato per molto tempo il più grande diamante conosciuto al mondo. Il Koh-i-Noor è stato probabilmente estratto attorno al 1300 dalla miniera di Kollur, una delle celebri miniere diamantifere dell'antica Golconda, in India.

Queen Alexandra's Crown was a new consort crown whose style was more akin to European royal crowns, than the standard style of British crowns. The arches were detachable which, like the Crown of Queen Elizabeth, meant the crown could be worn as a circlet.

The Diamond Diadem Tiara, worn by The Queen on British and Commonwealth stamps, which also features on some issues of coinage and bank notes

Diamond Jubilee: Queen's diamonds go on display: The Diamond Diadem Tiara, worn by The Queen on British and Commonwealth stamps, which also features on some issues of coinage and bank notes

Sultanesque

A pear-shaped Fancy Dark Yellow-Brown diamond weighing approximately carats, within an openwork platinum mounting accented with 186 small round diamonds weighing approximately

The Darya-I-Noor, ‘sea of light’ is the world’s largest pink diamond, weighing 186 carats. It is table cut with exceptional clarity. The diamond came from India's famous Golconda mine and is part of the crown jewels of Iran.

The Darya-i-noor, ‘sea of light’ is the world’s largest pink diamond, weighing 186 carats. It is table cut with exceptional clarity. The diamond came from India's famous Golconda mine and is part of the crown jewels of Iran.

Da Rotari alla caduta del Regno Longobardo

Charles Martel defeated Muslim invaders at Tours in He built a decent empire by 800 and helped to restore church-based education and revived traditions of Roman imperial government.

The Sovereign's Sceptre containing the largest flawless cut diamond in the world, the First Star of Africa, which weighs 530 carats. It was cut from the Cullinan Diamond, the largest diamond ever found, weighing over 3,000 carats, which was given to King Edward VII by the Government of the Transvaal (South Africa) in 1907. Part of the Crown Jewels at The Tower of London

British Crown Jewels: The Royal Sovereign's Sceptre featuring the world's largest flawless cut diamond, mined in South Africa

The Bedford Floral tiara being worn by the now dowager Duchess, Henrietta,

Diamond Floral Tiara worn by the Dowager Duchess of Bedford, Marchioness of Tavistock

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