Jewels of the Romanovs

treasures of the Russian Imperial Court = sokrovishcha Rossii

Publisher: Corcoran Gallery of Art in [Washington, D.C.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 72 Downloads: 266
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Subjects:

  • Romanov, House of -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.,
  • Crown jewels -- Russia (Federation) -- Exhibitions.,
  • Regalia (Insignia) -- Russia (Federation) -- Exhibitions.,
  • Jewelry -- Russia (Federation) -- History -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • Jewelry -- Russia (Federation) -- History -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.

Edition Notes

Catalog of the exhibition held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and other American venues.

Other titlesJewels of the Romanovs :, Sokrovishcha Rossii
Statementpresented by the American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation ... [et al.].
GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsRomanov, House of., American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation., Russia (Federation). Ministerstvo kulʹtury., Corcoran Gallery of Art.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK7415.S6 J49 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17994735M
ISBN 100886750504
ISBN 109780886750503
LC Control Number2007362291

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  The tale of the Romanov treasure is almost as famous as the ill-fated Romanovs themselves. The Romanov family, the last of the Russian royalty, were infamously executed after being imprisoned in their home by the revolutionaries. Before their excommunication by the Soviets, the family enjoyed an extremely comfortable life in the Alexander Palace.   russian crown jewels // lost treasures of the romanovs The Romanov family ruled Russia for over years: from until they were overthrown during the Russian Revolution in RUSSIA'S CROWN JEWELS The Royal Martyr Children. The crown of Imperial Russia was one of the most resplendent in the world, shining with precious jewels and symbolizing a mighty nation that covered one-sixth of the globe. But in the beginning of our century, when the forces of evil arose to topple this mighty nation, the bastion of Orthodoxy.   The Fall of the Romanovs can be read on many levels. Taken simply as a collection of material which none of us has ever seen before, it is valuable and interesting enough, but this is a book designed to make you think."—Charlotte Zeepvat, Royalty Digest.

Buy a cheap copy of Jewels of the Romanovs: Treasures of The book by Corcoran Gallery Of Art. Free shipping over $ - Romanov Family Jewelry | The Jewels of The Romanovs - Family and Court. Book. image 9.   William Clarke has written a book (due to be published in England in September), where he tells the story of how some of the Romanov Jewels were saved. William Clarke is by no means a novice when it comes to researching the history of Russian Imperial Jewels. Former financial editor of the London Times, Clarke has already explored a similar theme in his book “The Lost Fortune of the Tsars. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Romanov, House of -- Art collections -- Exhibitions. Romanov, House of. Crown jewels -- Russia (Federation) -- Exhibitions. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.

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The worlds fascination with the Russian imperial family endures, and with this stunning book a new spotlight is added. Jewels of the Tsars, the first book to examine the familys unparalleled collection, Jewels of the Romanovs book illustrated with extraordinary photographs taken under special conditions at the Kremlins Diamond Fund, and accompanied by 18th- and 19th-century portraits and photographs of the Tsars.

Rare Catalog Chronicles Russia’s Regalia and Crown Jewels. Members of the Romanovs, the last imperial family of Russia, in Seated (left to right) Grand Duchess Marie, Empress Alexandra, Nicholas II, Grand Duchess Anastasia, Grand Duke Alexei (front), and standing (left to right), Grand Duchess Olga and Grand Duchess Tatiana.

I also have the book by Prince Michael of Greece called Jewels of the Tsars: The Romanovs and Imperial Russia which shows only the crown jewels of Russia.

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The collection of jewels and jewelry collected by the Romanov family during their reign are commonly referred to as the "Russian Crown Jewels" and they include official state regalia as well as personal pieces of jewelry worn by Romanov rulers and their branches: Several minor branches.

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He has written several books including Jewels of the Romanovs: Family and Court, Stage Jewels and Jewellery of the House of Savoy, and is co-author with Alexandra Rhodes. Simon Sebag Montefiore is a historian whose latest book, The Romanovs,was published earlier this year.

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This sapphire jewellery was made for the decoration of the Maria Pavlovna Romanova, Grand Duchess of Russia Мария Павловна Романова, at the same time as the Trousseau of her sister Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna, later Queen of the Netherlands.

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