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© RIA Novosti . Larisa SaenkoThis emerald brooch of Empress Catherine II of Russia, which Christie’s calls “one of the outstanding jewels in the world,” was auctioned off for $1,650,500. The brooch was passed down through three generations of the Romanov royal dynasty. It was given as a wedding present to Maria Feodorovna (née Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg), the second wife of Emperor Paul I, and was inherited by the House of Hohenzollern following her death.
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This emerald brooch of Empress Catherine II of Russia, which Christie’s calls “one of the outstanding jewels in the world,” was auctioned off for $1,650,500. The brooch was passed down through three generations of the Romanov royal dynasty. It was given as a wedding present to Maria Feodorovna (née Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg), the second wife of Emperor Paul I, and was inherited by the House of Hohenzollern following her death.
© Photo : Christie’s Images Limited 2010Commissioned by Catherine the Great, this brooch includes a 70 carat octagonal Columbian emerald, unique in terms of both quality and size, surrounded by two rows of rose cut diamonds.
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Commissioned by Catherine the Great, this brooch includes a 70 carat octagonal Columbian emerald, unique in terms of both quality and size, surrounded by two rows of rose cut diamonds.
© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Vdovin / Go to the photo bankA portion of the Russian royal jewelry, including the diamond diadem of Elizabeth Alexeyevna, the wife of Emperor Alexander I, is currently stored at the Diamond Fund of the Moscow Kremlin.
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A portion of the Russian royal jewelry, including the diamond diadem of Elizabeth Alexeyevna, the wife of Emperor Alexander I, is currently stored at the Diamond Fund of the Moscow Kremlin.
© RIA Novosti . Dmitry Korobeinikov / Go to the photo bankThe diamond-encrusted platinum brooch, Rose, is a replica of the brooch of Alexandra Feodorovna, the wife of Emperor Nicholas II. Made in 1970, this brooch is also stored at the Diamond Fund.
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The diamond-encrusted platinum brooch, Rose, is a replica of the brooch of Alexandra Feodorovna, the wife of Emperor Nicholas II. Made in 1970, this brooch is also stored at the Diamond Fund.
© RIA Novosti / Go to the photo bankThis bow-shaped agrafe buckle (silver, gold, diamonds), whose three parts are studded with Indian and Brazilian diamonds, was made in 1750 by the famous jeweler Jeremia Posier. Empress Elizabeth wore it as a fastener on her coronation gown; it is now on display at the Diamond Fund.
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This bow-shaped agrafe buckle (silver, gold, diamonds), whose three parts are studded with Indian and Brazilian diamonds, was made in 1750 by the famous jeweler Jeremia Posier. Empress Elizabeth wore it as a fastener on her coronation gown; it is now on display at the Diamond Fund.
© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Fedorenko / Go to the photo bankKing Gustav III of Sweden presented Empress Catherine the Great with this 255-carat rose tourmaline shaped as a bunch of grapes (gold, emeralds and enamel) in 1777.
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King Gustav III of Sweden presented Empress Catherine the Great with this 255-carat rose tourmaline shaped as a bunch of grapes (gold, emeralds and enamel) in 1777.
© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Vdovin / Go to the photo bankThese bow-shaped brooches, dated 1760, were worn by members of the Russian royal family.
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These bow-shaped brooches, dated 1760, were worn by members of the Russian royal family.
© RIA Novosti . Vladimir Fedorenko / Go to the photo bankThis bouquet-shaped brooch from the collection of the Russian Imperial House is dated between 1750 and 1770.
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This bouquet-shaped brooch from the collection of the Russian Imperial House is dated between 1750 and 1770.
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