The British crown jewels

The British crown jewels

The most expensive crown jewels belong without any doubt to the British Royal family. They are so valuable that they have to take a secret passageway if they need to leave the Tower of London. Planning a city trip to London? Then this jewellery collection is a must see. You will be immersed in a luxurious world of diamonds and gemstones.

The British crown jewels are a magnificent collection of multiple crowns, scepters, swords, rings, headpieces, bracelets and coats. The most famous jewel is undoubtedly the Imperial State Crown made in 1838 for Queen Victoria. A true showpiece that counts 2.430 diamonds – including the world famous Koh-i-Noor - and 273 pearls. These Crown jewels include also a priceless brooch set with the Cullinan III and Cullinan IV. These 2 diamonds derive from one stone from a South African mine. Also other English Crown jewels are decorated with diamonds cut from this stone. The Cullinan II, for example, is set on the front of the British king’s crown and weighs 317 carats.

Royal jewellery still speaks to the imagination and is often a source of inspiration for the current jewel trends. Whether it's a diamond engagement ring or a bracelet set with beautiful gemstones, BAUNAT has a generous collection of diamond jewellery, something for each Prince(ss).

Author: Thomas Vanden Bogaerde

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