Crowns fit for heads of state
Royal headwear through the centuries
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A crown is a traditional form of head adornment worn by monarchs as a symbol of their power and wealth. Exquisitely made and often shimmering in gold or silver and decorated in precious gemstones, the crown also signifies the wearer as head of state, and the bigger the headwear the greater their status.
Click through this gallery and admire some of the most remarkable crowns ever created for kings and queens.
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