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pdas1201 01-29-2005 09:25 PM

Danish Crown Jewels
 
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The Danish Crown Regalia is kept at Rosenborg Castle, which houses the Royal Danish Collection.

http://www.rosenborgslot.dk/v1/rumsi...=5&countryID=2

Diadem, Necklace, Brooch and Earrings made of Emeralds. Made in 1840 by C.M. Weisshaupt. The emeralds were originally a present from Christian VI to Sophie Magdalene in 1723.

pdas1201 01-29-2005 09:28 PM

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Jewellery set of Gold with Citrines, Amethysts, Pearls and Diamonds. Belonged to Countess Danner, possibly a birthday present from Frederik VII, 1860. Made by court jeweller J. Diderichsen.

pdas1201 01-29-2005 09:30 PM

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Eleven hearts of Silver with Rubies. From the 17th century.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:26 AM

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Necklace, brooch and earrings made with Pearls, Rubies and Diamonds. Made in 1840 by C.M. Weisshaupt. The necklace belonged to Christian V's consort, Charlotte Amalie.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:29 AM

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The order "de l'union parfaite", instituted in 1732 by Sophie Magdalene to commemorate her happy marriage. The first order in Denmark which could also be worn by women.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:31 AM

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The Eider cup of Gold, made by Nicolai Langermann, 1751. Mounted plates with the inscriptions and reliefs commemorating the Treaty of Fredriksborg in 1720 and the coronation of Queen Anna Sophie in 1721.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:34 AM

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The Sceptre, Orb, Ampulla and the Anointing Sword made with Gold, Enamel and table-cut Diamonds. Made for the coronation of Frederik III in 1648 by an unknown goldsmith in Copenhagen. Used at anointings during the period of Absolutism until 1840.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:40 AM

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Amethyst (1305 carats/261 g.) in a casing with Christian V's name in Gold on Enamel, possibly made by Paul Kurtz in 1671. The jewel was only used when the kings sat on the throne during the anointing.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:43 AM

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The chain of the Order of the Elephant with Insignia, Gold with Enamel and table-cut stones. The chain was possibly made in Copenhagen by the goldsmith Jean Henri De Moor after 1693; the Elephant possibly by Paul Kurtz, 1671.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:45 AM

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The chain of the Order of Dannenborg with Insignia, Gold with Enamel and table-cut stones. The Order was established by Christian V in 1671. The Insignia was possibly made by Paul Kurtz in the same year.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:46 AM

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Star of the Order of Elephant, Brilliants and Pearls on Gold and Enamel. Possibly made c.1770 by J.F. Fistaine.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:48 AM

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Star of the Order of Dannenborg, Gold with Brilliants and Rubies. Made after amendments to the statutes of the Order in 1808, possibly for Frederik VI.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:50 AM

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Necklace with seven pendants, brooch in the form of a floral bouquet, and earrings. Made in 1840 by C.M. Weisshaupt. The jewellry dates back to Queens Sophie Magdalene, Caroline Mathilde and Juliane Marie.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:52 AM

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Costume brooches; 14 bouquets of rose-cut Diamonds. Belonged to Princess Charlotte Amalie.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:54 AM

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Set of rose-cut Diamonds with belt and brooch to divide into 4 smaller brooches, and two necklaces. Made in 1840 by C.M. Weisshaupt. The stones belonged to Princess Charlotte Amalie, sister of of Christian VI.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 12:57 AM

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Crescent shaped hair ornament with Brilliants and feathers of Pearls. Made for Frederik VI's consort Queen Marie, c.1810.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 01:00 AM

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The Crown of the Absolute Monarchs, used by the kings from Christian V to Christian VIII. Made by Paul Kurtz in Copenhagen, 1670-1671. Gold with Enamel and table-cut stones. Total weight 2080 g. Also 2 Garnets and 2 Sapphires. The Crown is still used on the catafalque of the monarchs.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 01:02 AM

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The Queen's Crown, made of Queen Sophie Magdalene by court jeweller Frederik Fabritius in 1731. It was in use until 1840. The table-cut stones are believed to have come from Queen Sophie Amalie's Crown from 1648.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 01:06 AM

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The coronation chair of Danish kings, used at coronations between 1671-1840. The chair is made of Narwhal Tusks by Bendix Grodtschilling; the gilt figures were added during Christian V's reign.

pdas1201 01-30-2005 01:08 AM

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The coronation chair for the Danish queens. Made in Silver by Niels Jonsen in Copenhagen for the anointing of Queen Sophie Magdalene in 1731.


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