Gold ring with green stone set between two snakes. Clasped hands. 13th-14th Century. Findspot: Oldenzaal, The Netherlands.
Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire. displayed at the Schatzkamme (Imperial Treasury), Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria. Eight hinged plates form the octagonal body of the imperial crown. Four smaller plates bear pictorial representations from the Old Testament in cloisonné enamel; the four main plates of differing sizes are decorated solely by precious stones and pearls in raised settings.
Glorious photo of the Dutch Mellerio Sapphire tiara.
The crown of the Empress Kunigunde. One of the earliest known royal symbols is the Kunigunde crown. The crown belonged to the wife of the Emperor Henry II of Bavaria. This crown was made around the early 10th century before Bavaria became a kingdom. The principle gemstones in this crown are the large sapphires, which were believed to symbolize the wisdom of god. There are also amethysts, pearls, carnelians, peridots and topazes…
Een oranje interieur is pas echt af met een schilderij of foto in lijst van onze Koning Willem Alexander, met en zonder baard
Crown of Empress Kunigunde. This crown belonged to the wife of the Emperor Henry II of Bavaria, the Empress Kunigunde and was crafted sometime in the early 10th c. The coronet is set with large sapphires, amethysts, pearls, carnelians, peridots and topazes.
Byzantine cameo, dated 315 AC. Found in the shipwreck of the Dutch ship 'Batavia"