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By Acoustiguide
The Green Vault at the Dresden Royal Palace, founded by August the Stong, is the first royal treasure chamber in Europe and was first open to visitors between 1723 and 1729. Eight showrooms of acquired and inherited treasure, gold, bronze statuettes and jewellery were presented and organised neatly by material. During the World War Second the showrooms where damaged and partly destroyed, but after expansive restoration and reconstruction they once again opened to the public in September 2006.
By Acoustiguide
Whilst the exhibits in the treasure chamber of August the Strong merge with its own architecture into a breathtakingly integreated work of art, in the New Green Vault (located directly over the historical rooms) the beauty of a single object is in the foreground. Pieces of the treasure chamber include: the famous Cherry Stone; choice Italian objects of rock crystal; the legendary Green Diamond; the valuable ivory frigate; masterpieces of the Royal Jeweller Johann Melchior Dinglinger (such as ...
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