OPULENT BYZANTINE CROWN - for the Great Queen of Winter, as Byzantium continued to dominate Russian Royal Fashion for centuries. Here, the century crown of the Empress Constanza of Aragon, wife of Emperor Friedrich II of Hohenstaufen.
The Orlov Diamond (Catherine the Great’s crown jewel) The Armory at the Moscow Kremlin is home to Catherine the Great’s imperial scepter, which is set with a huge, green-tinted diamond, with 180 facets and a weight of carats.
The 'Girls of Great Britain & Ireland' Tiara. In 1893 a committee was formed by Lady Eve Greville to raise money from the 'Girls of Great Britain & Ireland' to purchase a wedding gift for Princess Mary of Teck, the future queen Mary.