July 15, 2014

The Royal Jewels


I like jewellery! I like all aspects of it: the gems, the designers, the history of them and their owners, as well as the science of their creation.

Of course most of us will never own pieces like this but thankfully we can still see them and read about them.





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The Legendary Jewels of Elizabeth Taylor

Why Diamond Engagement Rings Are A Scam 
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 Queen Elizabeth II Becomes Britain's Longest-Serving Monarch 

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Cleopatra: Was She Killed By A Snake?

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