Double crown. c1620-1720. Made of Gold, silver, diamonds, emeralds, rubies, sapphires, amethysts, quartz and enamel. In Italy - Piedmont - Sanctuary of Oropa - Savoia Royal Apartments - King's Room. Made according to a design attributed to Filippo Juvarra, by the jeweler Bertollero of Turin which dissassembled a previous crown made in 1620. The crown , like the previous one, consists of two superposed crowns. by kristy
Crown of Andes Crown - 1599 - 100 pounds of gold and 453 emeralds collected from parishoners to make a crown for a statue of Virgin Mary in the cathedral of Popayan, Colombia - 1521 cttw emeralds - largest stone 46 ct - 18 k and 22 k gold - 24 goldsmiths from Spain - sold in 1936 to Warren J Piper for $125,000 - $154,000 at auction in 1963 to Asscher Diamond Company -
The Devonshire Intaglio Parure was commissioned by the 6th Duke of Devonshire for Countess Granville, the wife of his nephew, to wear in Moscow at the coronation of Tsar Alexander II in 1856. It consists of seven pieces of jewellery (including a bracelet, bandeau, comb, coronet, stomacher, necklace and diadem), all of which are set with a major part of the 2nd Duke of Devonshire's collection of eighty-eight cameos and intaglios.