Utforsk disse og flere idéer!

Amethysts of the Empress of Russia Siberian amethysts were mined for the first time in about 1750. The quality of the amethysts emerged as excellent specimens and, as a result, fine, large stones were especially supplied to the mineral collection of the Romanovs. Quickly, smaller stones were used for the charming rococo jewels of this period. The colour of the stones corresponded to the taste of the epoch and Catherine II initiated the popularity of the Siberian amethyst . ROYAL MAGAZIN

Amethysts of the Empress of Russia Siberian amethysts were mined for the first time in about 1750. The quality of the amethysts emerged as excellent specimens and, as a result, fine, large stones were especially supplied to the mineral collection of the Romanovs. Quickly, smaller stones were used for the charming rococo jewels of this period. The colour of the stones corresponded to the taste of the epoch and Catherine II initiated the popularity of the Siberian amethyst . ROYAL MAGAZIN

Empress Maria Feodorovna's Sapphire Parure ~ The Romanovs had one of the most impressive jewellery collections of all times. None of the current Houses, not even the British one, can match the splendour of the Romanov Court. One of the most interesting and, unfortunately, mysterious parures belonged to Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia, wife of Alexander III and mother of Nicholas II.

Empress Maria Feodorovna's Sapphire Parure ~ The Romanovs had one of the most impressive jewellery collections of all times. None of the current Houses, not even the British one, can match the splendour of the Romanov Court. One of the most interesting and, unfortunately, mysterious parures belonged to Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia, wife of Alexander III and mother of Nicholas II.

diamond and pink spinel necklace and earrings, made in 1810, bought at auction in 1977 by the Duke of Westminster

diamond and pink spinel necklace and earrings, made in 1810, bought at auction in 1977 by the Duke of Westminster

Diamond figure 8 earrings (made with stones from Queen Wilhelmina's Wedding gift parure).

Diamond figure 8 earrings (made with stones from Queen Wilhelmina's Wedding gift parure).

Russian Crown Jewel Necklace. Now this is "bling!"

Russian Crown Jewel Necklace. Now this is "bling!"

Monogram of Catherine II the Great of Russia, 1770s-1780s; Hermitage Museum.

Monogram of Catherine II the Great of Russia, 1770s-1780s; Hermitage Museum.

Order of St Patrick, George IV's Sovereign's Sash Badge, made in 1812.

Order of St Patrick, George IV's Sovereign's Sash Badge, made in 1812.

Family Order of King George IV – Badge belonged to Princess Augusta, Duchess of Cambridge (Henry Bone, c.1820-30) (reverse)

Family Order of King George IV – Badge belonged to Princess Augusta, Duchess of Cambridge (Henry Bone, c.1820-30) (reverse)

Empress Catherine II of Russia~ Catherine the Great ~ Diamond Spray Brooch

Empress Catherine II of Russia~ Catherine the Great ~ Diamond Spray Brooch

THE ROMANOVS JEWELRY ~ A pair of bows to decorate sleeves made for Catherine II of Russia.  Between 1765-1767. 4.2х4.9 sm. Gold, silver, diamonds, rubies, shpinel (the same gem is on the top of grand Imperial crown of Russia).

THE ROMANOVS JEWELRY ~ A pair of bows to decorate sleeves made for Catherine II of Russia. Between 1765-1767. 4.2х4.9 sm. Gold, silver, diamonds, rubies, shpinel (the same gem is on the top of grand Imperial crown of Russia).

Pinterest
Søk