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Looking for your next long week-end perfect destination ?
eep on reading and you might find interesting suggestions. Is jewelry art?These priceless collections are housed in some of the world's greatest museums and prove that it is.
Ready to go ? Our trip is starting in old Europe...
1. Jewel House in the Tower of London (London, UK). Probably the world's most magnificent collection of royal jewels. Did you know that these jewels are still used by the Queen and include some of the most extraordinary diamonds in the world ?
2. Kremlin Armory (Moscow, Russia)
Established in 1808, the Kremlin Armory is one of the oldest museums in Moscow. The museum includes the Diamond Fund, a large and unique collection of gems and jewelry, as well as natural unhandled nuggets. Some of the items on display are the Orlov Diamond (a famous 189.62 carats (37.924 g) diamond), the Imperial Crown of Russia, the ivory throne of Ivan the Terrible, a collection of 10 Fabergé eggs, and much more.
3. Imperial Treasury (Vienna, Austria)
The Imperial Treasury is located in the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. It holds an extensive collection of treasures compiled over centuries. Among the items on display are the Imperial crown, orb, and scepter of Austria, the Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire, various valuable gems, including one of the world’s largest emeralds.
4. Gold Museum (Bogotá, Colombia)
The Gold Museum or Museo del Oro is dedicated to Pre Hispanic gold work, and holds a collection of around 55,000 items, 6,000 of which are on display. Naturally, many of the gold items are jewelry items. The most famous item in the museum is not a jewelry item, but the Muisca raft, or El Dorado raft – a pre-Columbian figure of size 19.5 cm x 10.1 cm, made mostly of gold.
5. Museo del Gioiello di Vicenza
This could be a good tip for next time you will come to the Vicenza show. It is the first museum in Italy and one of the few worldwide to be dedicated exclusively to jewellery within a space of 410 square metres inside the Palladian Basilica.
and who knows ?
someday you might find BR U S I shown on a velvet tray .....we like to believe so :)
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