Posts Tagged ‘glittering’

The Dark yet Glittering History of the Cursed Golconda Diamonds

The history of the Golconda diamonds is steeped in rich tradition and legend. Dating back to the 16th century, the region of Golconda, located in present-day Andhra Pradesh, India, was renowned for its diamond mines and was a major source of diamonds for centuries.  The diamonds mined in Golconda were known for their exceptional quality, […]

A Glittering Piece of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon’s History Discovered

A historic gold pendant and chain, believed to be associated with Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon, has been revealed by the British Museum. The artifact, made of gold and adorned with red and white enamel, was discovered by a metal-detectorist in Warwickshire and reported to the local Finds Liaison Officer of the Portable Antiquities […]

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