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The Crown Jewels collection also contains items created for banquets. This enormous gold salt cellar, in the shape of a castle, was presented to King Charles II after the Civil War by the citizens of Exeter.
The Crown Jewels collection also contains items created for banquets. This enormous gold salt cellar, in the shape of a castle, was presented to King Charles II after the Civil War by the citizens of Exeter.

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Over the centuries gold has been seen as a status defining material worn by queens, pharaohs and rich aristocrats. CNN Style looks at the enduring appeal.

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Over the centuries gold has been seen as a status defining material worn by queens, pharaohs and rich aristocrats. CNN Style looks at the enduring appeal.