Emerald crown and diamonds and the history of crowns

    The crown of Prince Guido Conte von
     Henkel, who presented a gift to his second wife, Princess Katharina Henkel von Donnersmark in 1900, is believed to be 11 rare drops of emeralds in the shape of a 500-carat pear belonging to Maharaja. The emerald crown is one of the most expensive jewelry in the world Where it was sold at a staggering price of $ 12.7 million, which is $ 2 million more than the original price. It is rumored that the crown of emerald and diamond is due to the wife of Napoleon III in France.

    A History of Diamonds and Pearls:

    Crowns and wreaths and decades, was a witness to the ages of luxury in various countries of the world, has not been exhibited in a museum, unveiled in Abu Dhabi, yesterday evening, in a historical exhibition entitled «Tejan and Kings», the opening of the House of Cartier newest branch joins the series The exhibition coincides with the 165th anniversary of the creation of the Cartier House as the world's leading jewelery house, becoming the supplier of many royal tiles worldwide. The exhibition will continue until June 15 at Boutique «Cartier».
    Tijan and Maluk are a collection of unique treasures that the Dar has made in its history through a collection of crowns, wreaths and decades from the Cartier Collection, notably four timeless crowns, including a Kokushnik crown inspired by the headscarf worn by Russian women The crown dates back to 1908 and consists of four rows of diamonds. Two types of natural pearls intersect with a group of 15 round diamonds, starting from the center and the sides, along with two rows of pearls, and the crown of the last Kokushnik, It dates back to 1911 and features a two-sided crest, decorated with lotus blossoms For a pharaonic diamond,
    As long as Cartier mastered the recruitment of flowers and plants in his jewelry and crowns.
    As well as the headband (Bando) dating back to the 1920's diamonds, which form stones and circular roses adorn the introduction, and the headband is one of Cartier's innovations that combine the elegance and grandeur of the crown with a touch of abstraction commensurate with the development of the era, Garson »that rely on short hair.
     The precious collection included four contracts and necklaces representing pure artistic pieces, including an innovative necktie necklace dating back to 1906 and the 1907 Sotwar necklace, which combines diamonds and other precious stones, as well as a snake-shaped diamond necklace dating back to. 1919
    The crowns and wreaths were a landmark in the history of Cartier and were associated with a long history in the name of the house.
    Cartier produced a large number of models, including the wreaths (19),
    which were designed for the coronation of King George V, which was exhibited in 1911 Cartier jeweler at New Bond Street in London.
    The exhibition included historical photographs showing queens, princesses and public figures wearing the Cartier jewelry.
     The photo exhibition also included an image of Cartier's long relationship with the Middle East dating back to 1911 when Jacques Cartier visited the Gulf region in search of precious pearls. Bahrain to visit the country's dignitaries. Cartier appears in the picture sitting with a number of pearl traders in Bahrain at the time.
    Cartier's openness to various regions of the world, including the Middle East, is a cornerstone of the house's continuity and uniqueness.
     The constant curiosity to see the world and know everything has given it its cultural diversity and the richness of its dreams with new creations that reflect the passion for the world and the discovery of its secrets.
    The relationship between Cartier and the Middle East began in 1903 when Louis Cartier was impressed and influenced by an exhibition of Islamic art at the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris,Which inspired the passion of Cartier,
    which began in 1911 with the design of accessories, jewelry and watches with oriental inspiration.
    In time, Cartier's artisans were not only receptive to Arab influence, but also translated legends and symbols Middle East since the 1920s.

    Along with the main pieces of "Kings and Tigers", the Cartier Collection, founded in 1973 and representing a non-commercial historical collection, contains more than 1,360 pieces illustrating the changes in design patterns and techniques in Cartier's creations.
    Collected in a catalog using Cartier's documents and archives, it includes exceptional jewelry sets as well as a distinctive collection of wreaths and crowns, which have never been exhibited in a permanent place or museum, but represent a traveling art gallery as an exceptional artistic and cultural heritage.
    Through these exhibitions, the Cartier Group has made it possible for a wide audience from all over the world to discover not only that balance between tradition and innovation that has characterized the production of the house for a long time, but also the steady and continuous development of Cartier's creativity in the fields of jewelry and watchmaking, And other valuables.

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