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Incredible Crown Jewels From Around The World

  By MEREDITH GALANTE   Nov 5th 2011 at 6:00AM Jewellery RATED

 

Bavaria (Now Germany): In 1806 when Napoleon re-ordered the European map, he granted the German duchy of Bavaria kingdom status. The new King of Bavaria, Maximilian I, commemorated the event by ordering that crown jewels be made for the country's new monarchs. The crown was decorated with rubies, diamonds, emeralds, sapphires, and pearls. Today, the crown jewels are on show in the treasury of the Residenz palace in Munich.

 

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