Left: The Queen's Crown
The Queen's Crown, made for Queen Sophie Magdalene by court jeweller Frederik (I) Fabritius in 1731. It was in use until 1840. The table-cut stones are believed to have come from Queen Sophie Amalie's crown from 1648.
Right: Christian V's Crown
The Crown of the Absolute Monarchs, used by the kings from Christian V to Christian VIII. Made by Paul Kurtz in Copenhagen, 1670-1671. Gold with enamel and table-cut stones. Total weight 2080 g. Also 2 garnets and 2 sapphires, of which the largest dates back to Frederik I. The Crown is still used on the catafalque of the monarchs.

Rosenborg Castle, Copenhagen, Denmark



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