crown jewels

Designed by Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s sapphire and diamond coronet was one of the most important jewels of the young queen. In 1842 she wore it in a famous portrait by Franz Xaver…

The history of the cutting of the Cullinan diamond, the largest gem-quality stone ever found, is captured in documents being offered at Bonhams London on April 30, 2019. Every aspect of the…

In a heist fit for a movie, several priceless pieces of the Swedish crown jewels were stolen in broad daylight on Tuesday. Part of a display at the Strängnäs Cathedral, the stolen objects include …