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reynard 12-07-2003 08:21 PM

Crowns and Royal Regalia
Who can post pictures of the crowns and regalia of the world's monarchies past and present? Let's get them all!

reynard 12-07-2003 08:25 PM

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Empress of Russia

reynard 12-07-2003 08:26 PM

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Empress Eugenie

reynard 12-07-2003 08:30 PM

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Pope Pius IX tiara

reynard 12-07-2003 08:31 PM

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Rudolph of Austia

reynard 12-07-2003 08:32 PM

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Poppy 12-08-2003 09:53 AM

Do you know that, reigning Emperor and Empresses wear "closed crowns", whereas, reigning Kings and Queens where "open crowns". This is because, Emperor and Empresses are higher in status than Kings and Queens. Their children are Imperial Highnesses and Royal Highnesses respectively.

RealGabo 02-18-2004 11:30 PM

FRANCE: Crown of St. Louis, 1239 (built to house the relic crown of thorns brought by Louis from the emperor of Constantinople)

FRANCE: Crown of King Louis XV, 1722 (by Augustin Duflos).

FRANCE: Crown "of Charlemagne", 1804 (by Martin-Guillaume Biennais).
Detail of the Cameos

FRANCE: Crown (of the top of the head) of Empress Eugénie, consort of Emperor Napoléon III, 1855 (by Gabriel Lemonnier).
Detail of the Central Part
Detail of the Top Part

FRANCE: Crown of the Dauphin Louis Antoine, 1824.

FRANCE: Regalia of Empress Marie-Louise, consort of Emperor Napoléon I.

RealGabo 02-19-2004 12:00 AM

NETHERLANDS: Crown of King Willem II, 1840.

HUNGARY: Crown of Szent István or Holy Crown, s. XI.
1º Detail
2º Detail
3º Detail
4º Detail
5º Detail
6º Detail

CZECH REPUBLIC: Crown of sv. Václava, s. XIV

SPAIN: Crown of his/her Catholic Majestic, 1775

PERSIA: Kiani's Crown of the Qajar dynasty.

PERSIA: Reza Sha's Crown of the the Pahlavi dynasty, 1926 (by Haj Serajeddin et al).

PERSIA: Empress's Crown, 1967 (by Van Cleef & Arpel)

RealGabo 02-19-2004 12:13 AM

RUSSIA: Great Imperial Crown or Imperial Crown of Russia, 1762 (by Jeremia Posier)

RUSSIA: Imperial Crown of the Tsarinas, 1801 (by Duval)

RUSSIA: Maltese Crown of Paul I

RUSSIA: Nuptial or Wedding Crown of the Romanov, 1840 (by Nicholas Planke)
Another Pic

RUSSIA: Shapka Monomakhova or Monomakh's Crown
Top of the Crown

RUSSIA: Cap of Monomach of the Second Order: Crown of Peter The Great, s. XVII

RUSSIA: Crown of the Tartar State of Kazan, s. XVI (belonged to Ediger Mahmet)

RealGabo 02-19-2004 12:30 AM

VATICAN STATE: Tiara of Pope Gregory XVI, 1834

VATICAN STATE: Tiara given to Blessed Pope Pius IX in 1854 by HCM Queen Isabel II of Spain

VATICAN STATE: Tiara given to Blessed Pope Pius IX in 1871 from the people of Belgium

VATICAN STATE: Tiara given to Blessed Pope Pius IX in 1877 by the Vatican's Palatine Guard

VATICAN STATE: Tiara of Blessed Pope Pius IX

VATICAN STATE: Tiara given to Pius VII by Napoleon (using jewels he had earlier plundered from the Papacy)

VATICAN STATE: Unknown Tiara (perhaps it's belonged to Pius IX)

VATICAN STATE: Tiara belonged to the famous "Warrior Pope" Julius II

RealGabo 02-19-2004 12:51 AM

ETHIOPIA: Royal Crowns
Detail: Crown, S. IV

ITALY: Iron Crown of Lombardy, s. IX

ITALY: Crown of Queen Teodolinda, s. VII

ITALY: Regalia of Emperor Napoléon I, circa 1800

LIECHTENSTEIN: Regalia of the Prince of Liechtenstein, s. XVII
Detail of the Princely Crown

POLAND: Crown of Boleslaus the Brave or "corona originalis sive privilegiata" (created for Ladislaus I the Short, 1320). [Was Destroyed]

POLAND: Regalia of August III Wettin, 1733

POLAND: Regalia of Maria Jozefa Wettin, 1733

RealGabo 02-19-2004 01:16 AM

PORTUGAL: Royal Regalia, 1817

SERBIA & YUGOSLAVIA: Crown of King Petra I, 1904 (by Falize Freres, Paris).

RUMANIA: Crown of Queen Maria, consort of King Ferdinand I, c. 1922.

GREECE: Crown of King Otto I, 1832.

RealGabo 02-19-2004 01:24 AM

ARAUCANIA: Royal Crown, 1986

Some Crowns (Not Royal)
Mikimoto Pearl Crown, 1978 (design similar to the State crown of Queen Mary)
Mikimoto Pearl Crown, 1979 (designed in the likeness of medieval crowns)

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reynard 04-09-2004 11:16 PM

Here's one of the papal tiaras (triregno)Papal tiara

reynard 04-09-2004 11:20 PM

Pius Tiara

Here's another

norwegianne 04-10-2004 08:30 AM

The Norwegian Regalia

Lord Williams 04-10-2004 03:10 PM

This reminds me of an Austrian Archduke's crown

reynard 08-18-2004 02:23 PM

Thank You
Thanks everyone for all the great photos!! Especial thanks to Real Gabo for the crowns I thought I'd never see, like Hannover and Wurtemberg

reynard 12-15-2004 07:21 PM

Did we get them all?

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