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The Beauty and Mystery of Crown Jewels

The worth knowing history of crown jewels all began with the elegance of Queen Sophie Magdalene who was married to Christian Vi. In 1746, she disclosed a shocking disclosure that all her jewels must not be bequeathed to anyone. But, it will always be at the disposal of the reigning queen. Some classy examples of these were diamond-studded hairpins, earrings and pearl ornate necklaces. On the contrary, famous jewelries of hers were uniquely replicated by the succeeding queens through the years.

Nowadays, the captivating crown jewels are beautifully comprised of four large sets of jewelries known as garnitures. These are the following: Brilliant-cut set of diamond. Emerald and Ruby set and a rose-cut diamond set. Moreover, the rare and ancient treasures were all necklaces brooches and earrings. Remarkably, these are all creatively divided so that their individualized pieces and be artistically conglomerated in diverse ways.

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Crown jewels are owned by the state and proudly worn by the reigning queen during the annual state banquets, state visits and other important events. These jewels remain in Denmark by tradition. This means that a queen cannot wear them during her visits in other countries. The jewels are secured and kept in a treasure chamber in the cellar of Rosenborg Castle and in the ¨Gold Cage¨ at Amalienborg Museum.  Meanwhile, the Denmark jewels are museum artifacts and confidently worn by the queen.

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