Difference between revisions of "Crown jewels"

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== Symbols of Divine Order ==
 
== Symbols of Divine Order ==
  
gemstones was an accepted practice. Crown jewels could also be decorated in enamel, depicting scenes from the [[Bible]], and portraits of apostles and saints.
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gems was an accepted practice. Crown jewels could also be decorated in enamel, depicting scenes from the [[Bible]], and portraits of apostles and saints.
  
 
Crown jewels were also used in non Christian cultures, especially in the [[Islam]]ic kingdoms. During the [[Crusades]], many jewels from Islamic kingdoms ended up as prized possessions in European courts.
 
Crown jewels were also used in non Christian cultures, especially in the [[Islam]]ic kingdoms. During the [[Crusades]], many jewels from Islamic kingdoms ended up as prized possessions in European courts.

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