I have no idea about where else to put this, so here we go.
Summaries of captions in an article in Billed Bladet #45, 2014.
Written by Marianne Singer.
Since Christmas is coming up, the author Nina Hald has written a book about gold and a part of that book is devoted to gold that is part of the DRF collections.
Top left: These two candleholders are each made from five individual pieces. They are 21.5 cm high, but their weight is different. One weighs 600 grammes, the other 545 grammes.
Right and bottom: The baptismal font that has been in use since 1671.
It's made from silver and gilded silver. 91.6 cm high and weighs about sixteen kilos.
There is a depiction of John the Baptist (Johannes in DK) baptizing Christ.
This baptismal jug weighs 975 grammes and it can contain 0.4 litres of water. The handle is shaped like a dolphin while the mouth is in the shape of a dragon.
A robe worn by QMII and made by Mogens Eriksen. The sleeves (in Medieval style) are 130 cm long. The threads are gilded, not gold.
The baptismal basin, made around 1650. It's made from almost 24 carats of gold and weighs 1.350 grammes on top of that it can hold 0.5 litre of water.
Prior to Nikolai's christening no less than fifteen leaks were found and they were sealed with a special lacquer.
Top: From 1632 this chalice is 23 cm high. On it is depicted the Last Supper. The skull symbolize eternal life for all. The eyes are rose-cut diamonds.
Bottom: QMII's personal utensils. Along with that of PH also made of gold and the design is modern, from 1992.
Made in 18 carats gold, rose-gold for QMII and white-gold for PH along with personal initials: M and H.
Top: The Greenland tiara. (I read today that there is no more gold to be found in that mine).
Weighing 206 grammes and made from 18 and 20 carats of gold, it consists of 121 flowers and 109 brilliants.
On top of that there are three hair-clams made from horn and 18 carats of gold. Three brooche-thingies also in 18 carats and a couple of 20 carat earclips with 35 brilliants.
Bottom: The book.