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" The outer circlet is composed of six equal pieces of beaten gold, joined together by hinges, and set with large rubies, emeralds, and sapphires, on a ground of blue gold enamel. Within the circlet is "the iron crown," without a speck of rust, although... "
Art work in gold and silver, by H.B. Wheatley and P.H. Delamotte - Page 25
by Henry Benjamin Wheatley - 1882
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Miscellaneous Observations and Opinions on the Continent

Richard Duppa - Europe - 1825 - 248 pages
...were more fortunate. The crown is kept in an octagonal aperture in the centre of the cross : it is composed of six equal pieces of beaten gold, joined together by close hinges ; and the jewels and embossed gold ornaments are set in a ground of blue and gold enamel, which, to me, was...
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Travels on the Continent, Sicily, and the Lipari Islands

Richard Duppa - Architecture - 1829 - 560 pages
...Iron crown to great advantage. It is kept in an octagonal aperture in the centre of the cross, and is composed of six equal pieces of beaten gold, joined together by close hinges ; with jewels and embossed gold ornaments set in a ground of blue and gold enamel; exhibiting an exact...
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The Graphic & Historical Illustrator, Ed. by E.W. Brayley

320 pages
...closely shut up by folding doors of gilt brass. Mr. Duppa describes it as consisting of a broad circle composed of six equal pieces of beaten gold joined...and sapphires, on a ground of blue and gold enamel. Within the circle is the iron crown, or band, giving name to the whole ; and the ecclesiastics who...
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The Graphic and Historical Illustrator: An Original Miscellany of Literary ...

Edward Wedlake Brayley - England - 1834 - 432 pages
...closely shut up by folding doors of gilt brass. Mr. Duppa describes it as consisting of a broad circle composed of six equal pieces of beaten gold joined...and sapphires, on a ground of blue and gold enamel. Within the circle is the iron crown, or band, giving name to the whole ; and the ecclesiastics who...
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The graphic & historical illustrator, ed. by E.W. Brayley

Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1834 - 428 pages
...closely shut up by folding doors of gilt brass. Mr. Duppa describes it as consisting of a broad circle composed of six equal pieces of beaten gold joined...together by close hinges, and set with large rubies, emerald?, and sapphires, on a ground of blue and gold enamel. Within the circle is the iron crown,...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumes 10-11

1837 - 538 pages
...ornamented cross, deposited over an altar, closely shut up with folding-doors of gilt brass. It is .composed of six equal pieces of beaten gold, joined together by close hinges; and the jewels and embossed gold ornaments are set in a ground of blue and gold enamel, which to me was...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 10

Periodicals - 1837 - 260 pages
...ornamented cross, deposited over an altar, closely shut up with folding-doors of gilt brass. It is composed of six equal pieces of beaten gold, joined together by close hinges ; and the jewels and embossed gold ornaments are set in a ground of blue and gold enamel, which to me was...
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Lives of the Queens of England Before the Norman Conquest

Mrs. Mathew Hall - Great Britain - 1854 - 524 pages
...were more fortunate. The crown is kept in an octagonal aperture in the centre of the cross ; it is composed of six equal pieces of beaten gold, joined together by close hinges ; and the jewels of embossed gold ornaments are set in a ground of- blue and gold enamel; which, to me, was...
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The Queens Before the Conquest, Volume 1

Mrs. Matthew Hall - Great Britain - 1854 - 438 pages
...were more fortunate. The crown is kept in an octagonal aperture in the centre of the cross ; it is composed of six equal pieces of beaten gold, joined together by close hinges; and the jewels, of embossed gold ornaments, are set in a ground of blue-and-gold enamel; which, to me,...
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Things Not Generally Known: A Popular Hand-book of Facts Not Readily ...

John Timbs - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1857 - 444 pages
...Cathedral of Monza. The outer circlet is composed of six equal pieces of beaten gold, joined together by hinges, and set with large rubies, emeralds, and sapphires, on a ground of bine gold enamel. Within the circlet is " the iron crown," without a speck of rust, although it has...
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