(Worldkings) Top 100 treasures of the world – P21. The Orlov diamond of Catherine the Great.
(Worldkings.org) - The Orlov (sometimes spelled Orloff) is a large diamond of Indian origin, currently displayed as a part of the collection of the Diamond Fund of the Moscow Kremlin. It is described as having the shape and proportions of half a chicken's egg. In 1774, it was encrusted into the Imperial Sceptre of Russian Empress Catherine the Great.
(Worldkings) Top 100 famous collections around the world – P21. Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts superfan has world's largest Wizarding World collection
(Worldkings.org) - On a quiet road in South Wales, there is a house that looks the same as all the others. But once you open the door, it leads to a whole other world... a wizarding world!
(Worldkings) Top 100 treasures of the world – P20. Big Pink Pearl of Wesley Rankin
(Worldkings.org) - The origin of the name "Big Pink Pearl" is self explanatory, as the name seems to be based on two of the most important and striking features of the pearl, its size and color. The pearl, which is a natural abalone pearl weighing 470 carats, had once gone down in the Guinness Book of World Records as the biggest natural abalone pearl ever discovered.
(Worldkings) Top 100 famous collections around the world – P20. Lake Mary woman may beat record with more than 700 pairs of Converse shoes
(Worldkings.org) - Penny Gold can wear a different pair of Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers every day for two years.
(Worldkings) Top 100 treasures of the world – P19. Double eagle - a gold coin of the United States with a denomination of $20.
(Worldkings.org) - A double eagle is a gold coin of the United States with a denomination of $20. (Its gold content of 0.9675 troy oz (30.0926 grams) was worth $20 at the 1849 official price of $20.67/oz.) The coins are made from a 90% gold (0.900 fine = 21.6 kt) and 10% copper alloy and have a total weight of 1.0750 troy ounces (33.4362 grams).
(Worldkings) Top 100 collections around the world - P19. World’s largest collection of model aircraft goes on permanent display in Shannon Airport
(Worldkings.org) - The world’s largest collection of model aircraft has gone on permanent show in the most appropriate home possible for it – the very airport where the obsession began for a collector to purchase 1,500 plus specialist diecast models.
(Worldkings) Top 100 treasures of the world – P18. Monomakh's Cap
(Worldkings.org) - Monomakh's Cap, also called the Golden Cap, is a chief relic of the Russian Grand Princes and Tsars. It is a symbol-crown of the Russian autocracy, and is the oldest of the crowns currently exhibited at the Kremlin Armoury. Monomakh's Cap is an early 14th-century gold filigree skullcap composed of eight sectors, elaborately ornamented with a scrolled gold overlay, inlaid with precious stones (ruby and emerald) and pearls, and trimmed with sable. The cap is surmounted by a simple gold cross with pearls at each of the extremities.
(Worldkings) Top 100 collections around the world - P18. The World's Largest Wine Cellar in Moldova
(Worldkings.org) - Hiding beneath the surface of a secluded section of Europe, a massive underground city exists with miles of tunnels filled with wine. Every “street” carries the name of a certain grape like Pinot or Cabernet Sauvignon. Visitors slowly drive cars or bikes through the maze, where normal traffic rules apply. Moldova’s Mileștii Mici proudly claims the title as the largest wine cellar in the world.
(Worldkings) Top 100 treasures of the world – P17. Crown of Thorns at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris
(Worldkings.org) - The relics of the Passion presented at Notre-Dame de Paris include a piece of the Cross along with the Holy Crown of Thorns, and of all the relics at the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, the Crown of Thorns is without a doubt the most precious and the most revered.
(Worldkings) Top 100 treasures of the world – P16. Baldacchino Supreme - The World most exclusive bed
(Worldkings.org) -The ultimate collaboration between Stuart Hughes of Liverpool U.K. and HEBANON by F.lli Basile Interiors of Nocera Superiore Italy