Virginia Museum of Fine Arts | Richmond, Virginia about the Faberge Egg Research

From our Faberge treasure hunt….

Fabergé

In 1947 Lillian Thomas Pratt bequeathed to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts her remarkable collection of more than 400 Russian objects, including five Imperial Easter Eggs and approximately 170 additional works from the House of Fabergé.

VMFA Faberge Egg Research-Rock Crystal Egg
VMFA Faberge Egg Research-Rock Crystal Egg
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts | Richmond, Virginia
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts purpose is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret art

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Alexandra Duchess of Fife | Royal Wedding Jewel Gifts and Presents

Alexandra Duchess of Fife| Wedding Jewels Diamond Tiara|Princess Arthur of Connaught Hochzeits Schmuck Diamant Diadem der Prinzessin Arthur von Connaught | Herzogin von Fife
Alexandra Duchess of Fife| Wedding Jewels Diamond Tiara|Princess Arthur of Connaught
Hochzeits Schmuck Diamant Diadem der Prinzessin Arthur von Connaught | Herzogin von Fife

Royal Marriage in 1913

The presents to Prince Arthur of Connaught and the Duchess of Fife came from every member of the Royal family in England, as well as from other givers:

Royal Wedding Jewels Diamond Tiara | Alexandra Duchess of Fife | Princess Arthur of Connaught
Wedding Jewels Diamond Bandeau Collar Necklace|Alexandra Duchess of Fife | Princess Arthur of Connaught

Alexandra Duchess of Fife | Diamond Jewels Fringe Tiara | Princess Arthur of Connaught

Alexandra Duchess of Fife| Aigrette Royal Wedding Jewels | Diamond Bracelet Bandeau Collar Necklace

Royal Marriage Gifts Presents to Alexandra Duchess of Fife| Diamond circular pendant with three amethyst flowers Wedding Jewels

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Königliche Hochzeitsgeschenke – Juwelen und Schmuck  von Alexandra Herzogin von Fife, der Prinzessin Arthur Connaught

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Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Link Chain with Diamonds

Every old jewel tells a story- …..new additions to the history of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Link Chain with Diamonds……

Queen Victoria's Diamond Coronation Jubilee present : Link chain with diamonds
Queen Victoria’s Diamond Coronation Jubilee present : Link chain with diamonds

In 2012 we know, the first parts of that jewel, which was a present to Queen Victoria

it pathed to the next generation,  Queen Alexandra  which wore it in severel ways as ornaments – and as long chain – it must be in total1,60m for a length of 80cm worne on her dress, which she wore on the occassion of the  wedding of her granddaughter Alexandra McDuff

and was left to Princess Royal Louise and her daughter Alexandra 2nd Duchess of Fife

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