Crown of St. Stephen Miniature by Crowns & Regalia
- 1/12thScale miniature replica
- Made in England
- Cast in fine English Pewter
- 24ct Gold plated
- Finished by hand with bohemian crystals
- Packaged in a presentation box
- Story card included
Discover the captivating tale of an ancient Byzantine crown, a resilient relic that has withstood the test of time against formidable adversaries such as the Mongols, Turks, Civil Wars, the Nazis, and the Soviets, known as the St. Stephens Crown. Believed to have been sent by Pope Sylvester II to St. Stephen I in the year 1000, this crown carries an aura of mystery and intrigue.
One particular enigma lies in the bent cross atop the crown, a subject of speculation and fascination. During the Second World War, the crown found refuge in Canada, providing an opportunity for a thorough examination. It was discovered that the cross was intentionally made bent, leaving the reason behind this intriguing twist shrouded in mystery.
After its sojourn in Canada, the crown was finally returned to Hungary in 1978, where it now resides as a cherished national treasure.
Immerse yourself in the allure of this miniature replica, meticulously cast in fine English pewter, gold plated, and adorned with exquisite bohemian crystals. Encased within a presentation box, it captures the historical significance and enduring charm of the ancient Byzantine crown, a symbol of resilience and intrigue.