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Crown of Empress Xiao of Sui Dynasty revealed in northwest China

Century Crown of Chinese Empress Revealed for the First Time in its Full Glory

Bead embroidered prestige hat (mpaan) ,20th century, Kuba peoples, Republic of the Congo  Palm leaf fiber textile, cotton textile, cowrie shells and glass beads.  Courtesy of the Dallas Museum of Art

African Headwear: Beyond Fashion

Bead embroidered prestige hat (mpaan) century, Kuba peoples, Republic of the Congo Palm leaf fiber textile, cotton textile, cowrie shells and glass beads. Courtesy of the Dallas Museum of Art

Middle East Travelling: Middle Eastern ancient jewelry. 3rd and 2nd millennia BC.

Sarmatian Gold Diadem with Garnet, Glass, Almandine, Pearls, and Turquoise; From the Khokhlach Burial Mound century AD

Chinese Girls with Lotus/Bound Feet - Vintage print, China Tirage citrate 6,5x10,5 - 1890

Chinese Girls with Lotus/Bound Feet - Vintage print, China Tirage citrate - 1890

Crown of Empress Xiao of Sui Dynasty revealed in northwest China

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Most people (me included) only know Fabergé from his famous Fabergé Eggs. Did you know he also made tiara's like this one? Isn't it fabulous?    This particular one was worn by Princess Margaret during her wedding in 1960.    It was sold at Christies for 1.75 million Euro's!

Poltimore Tiara, originally made by Garrard for Florence, Lady Poltimore, wife of the second Baron Poltimore, in the of diamonds set in gold and silver.

This post will be the longest post to date, just for the fact of dealing with Sweden and Austria in one go. As we said earlier, Europe prov...

Crown of St.Elizabeth Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, donated two crowns to be reworked in forming a crown/lid for the holy reliquary of St Elizabeth.

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The 1806 Queen of Bavaria crown contains huge pearls. The Bavarian Crown Jewels are on show in the Treasury of the Residenz Palace in Munich

Bridal crown  found under the floor in a Jytlandian church. Presumably it is from 1525 and was worn by a wooden Idol of Mary

Bridal crown found under the floor in a Jytlandian church. Presumably it is from 1525 and was worn by a wooden Idol of Mary

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Ancient jewellery: a fragment of a gold wreath, Greek BC. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire. Schatzkammer. Vienna, Austria

Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire (aka Crown of Otto I) was crown to the King of the Romans, the rulers of the German Kingdom, since the High Middle Ages.

Oh-Lohah-Wal-Lah - Osage Warrior /  All the First Nations east of the Mississippi traveled the Trail of Tears. The Osage were no different. They were removed and settled in Kansas.   By the time they negotiated the treaty of 1865, to purchase land in Oklahoma, the Osages had reduced in population by 95%. Only 3000 Osage People walked across the Kansas boarder into their new land.

Oh-Lohah-Wal-Lah - Osage - no date

Embellished Metal crown rusty crown crown by MediterraneaDesigns...

Embellished Metal crown rusty crown crown by MediterraneaDesigns.

Chinese archaeologists have restored a 1,400-year-old royal crown, which belonged to the wife of Yang Guang, or Emperor Yang of Sui, the se...

Crown of Empress Xiao of Sui Dynasty revealed in northwest China

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