Royal Jewels: From Charlemagne to the Romanovs

Royal Jewels From Charlemagne to the Romanovs A spectacular celebration of European jewels from Charlemagne to Louis XIV to Catherine the Great For centuries the wealth power and prestige of European monarchies was concentrated in the jewels

  • Title: Royal Jewels: From Charlemagne to the Romanovs
  • Author: Diana Scarisbrick Christophe Vachaudez
  • ISBN: 9780865651937
  • Page: 429
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A spectacular celebration of European jewels, from Charlemagne to Louis XIV to Catherine the Great For centuries, the wealth, power, and prestige of European monarchies was concentrated in the jewels that hung from their necks, decorated their clothing, and dripped from their fingers often into the waiting hands of favorite courtiers From the weighty, gem encrusted goldA spectacular celebration of European jewels, from Charlemagne to Louis XIV to Catherine the Great For centuries, the wealth, power, and prestige of European monarchies was concentrated in the jewels that hung from their necks, decorated their clothing, and dripped from their fingers often into the waiting hands of favorite courtiers From the weighty, gem encrusted gold crowns of medieval kings to glittering diamond tiaras of Belle Epoque princesses, Royal Jewels shows the exquisite range of gems worn by Europe s fabled monarchs These are the dazzling remains of a lost era when gems were powerful tools in the game of royal politics, and when the gift of jewelry bestowed far than wealth on the recipient Gems expressed court favor, strengthened international ties, and embodied the power of kings long dead and conquerors in the making With over 300 exquisite photographs and edited by a distinguished group of experts, Royal Jewels is an incomparable examination of an incredible art.

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    1. Beautiful images. I am glad that they included paintings of monarchs. It would have been interesting if they have tried to find the jewels that were featured in the paintings.


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