The Royal Jewels
Throughout history European royal families have been known
for their great wrath, often displayed in extravagant and beautiful
jewellery. Today some of these monarchies no longer exist but their
impressive jewellery lives on, still worn by the remaining royal
This two part documentary tells the fascinating story of
these jewels and of the human destinies the entwine. The jewels
have been stolen and resurrected as copies. They have been given as
dowries and used as cure for bad consciences in broken engagements.
They have been hidden beneath women's skirts and smuggled out of
chaotic countries. And some are still buried in the woods in
These are stories of power, love, triumph, tragedy and
Includes rare archival footage, and interviews with
members of the Danish and Swedish Royal Families.
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