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

From our Faberge treasure hunt….

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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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Margarethe von Preussen – Prinzessin von Hessen | Hochzeit | Juwelen und Schmuck

Festlichkeiten die Vermählung der Prinzessin Margarethe mit dem Prinzen Friedrich Karl von Hessen | der späteren Landgräfin von Hessen und Ihre Geschenke

Princess Frederic Charles of Hesse Landgravine of Hesse |  Royal Wedding

Festlichkeiten die Vermählung der Prinzessin Margarethe mit dem Prinzen Friedrich Karl von Hessen

Festlichkeiten die Vermählung der Prinzessin Margarethe mit dem Prinzen Friedrich Karl von Hessen

 

Margarethe von Preussen – Prinzessin von Hessen | Hochzeit | Juwelen und Schmuck

Royal Wedding Presents to Princess Margaret of Prussia | Marriage Jewels | Castellani Gold Parure

Diadem von Margariten aus Diamanten und Perlen | Tiara of Marguerites, Daisies in diamonds and pearls

Smaragd Parure Diadem, Collier, Broschen, Armband und Ohrringe | Geschenk der Kaiserin Friedrich | Emerald Tiara Parure | Diamond Jewels of Princess Margaret of Prussia

Perlen Diamant Diadem Prinzessin Margarethe von Preussen| Schmuck Landgräfin von Hessen | Pearl Diamond Jewels Princess Friedrich Karl of Hesse

Fleur de Lys & Heraldic Roses Tiara, Diadem | Schmuck Prinzessin Margarethe von Preussen | Royal Imperial Jewel Pearl Tiara Present to Princess Friedrich Karl of Hesse

The Royal Marriage of Princess Margarethe of Prussia | Juwelen und Schmuck des Hauses Preussen, Hessen

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Imperial Faberge Crystal Egg with Revolving Miniatures | Mysteries are solved

It was a pleasure for me to find out a little secret from the Imperial Rock Crystal Easter Egg – now in the Collection of the VMFA “The largest public collection outside of Russia”.
Visit the Collections at https://vmfa.museum/collections/art/imperial-rock-crystal-easter-egg/
and find out what was the secret Miniature from the life of Empress Alexandra’s Faberge Egg!

Faberge Imperial ROCK CRYSTAL Easter EGG

Imperial Rock Crystal Easter Egg 1896
Empress Alexandra Feodorovna
Fabergé firm Russian , 19th century Mikhail Perkhin, Workmaster Russian , 1860 – 1903 Johannes Zehngraf, Painter of miniatures Russian , 1857 – 1908

Thank you to Christel MCCanless she starts the tresure hunting on her blog: http://www.fabergeresearch.com

 

If you had not the time for traveling to the VMFA Museum you will find some information https://www.royal-magazin.de/russia/faberge-imperial-egg-alexandra-empress.htm

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Royal Imperial Jewels | Maria Alexandrovna Romanov | Marie of Hesse and by Rhine – Empress Consort of Russia

Royal Imperial Jewels | Maria Alexandrovna Romanov | Marie of Hesse and by Rhine - Empress Consort of Russia Historcial jewelry

Royal Imperial Jewels | Maria Alexandrovna Romanov | Marie of Hesse and by Rhine – Empress Consort of Russia Historcial jewelry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The story behind the Royal Imperial Jewels |

Maria Alexandrovna Romanov | Marie of Hesse The famous brooches, the necklace, the riviere, the green diamond and by Rhine – Empress Consort of Russia

The famous brooches, the necklace, the riviere, the green diamond

Maria Alexandrovna Empress of Russia | Devant de Corsage

Tsarina Maria Alexandrovna Romanov Pearls

Cameo Maria Alexandrovna die Kameen der Zarin

Royal blue Sapphire | Wedding Jewels of Maria Alexandrovna

Maria Alexandrovna Empress of Russia | Sapphire Tiara

Empress Alexandra Feodorovna Pearls

Diamond Flower and Tassel-Ornaments of Catharina the Great

Russian State Jewels Flower Ornaments | Royal Imperial Jewel  History | Maria Alexandrovna Romanov 

Empress Marie Feodorovna and her Pearl Brooch

 

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Personal Jewels of Alexandra Feodorovna Empress of Russia

 Imperial Diamond Tiara with Pearls and Diamonds of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna Imperial Jewels of the Romanovs | Jewels of the Tsars The lost pearl jewellery of Empress Alexandra Feodorowna of Russia


Imperial Diamond Tiara with Pearls and Diamonds of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna
Imperial Jewels of the Romanovs | Jewels of the Tsars
The lost pearl jewellery of Empress Alexandra Feodorowna of Russia

Der private Schmuck und kaiserliche Juwelen der Zarin von Russland | Alexandra Feodorovana Romanov

Alexandra Feodorovna Empress of Russia | 100-Carat Diamond Brooch |Imperial Jewels | Romanov | Diamant Brosche von 100 Karat der Zarin von Russland

 

Chain Sautoir Necklace and Round Pendant of pearls and 11 big rubies with diamonds | Romanov Imperial Jewels | Rubin Perlen und Diamant Halsband mit rundem Anhänger

 

Pearl Tiara wedding present of Grand Duke of Hesse | Imperial Jewels | Romanov | Perlen Diadem Hochzeitsgeschenk | Grossherzog von Hessen

 

Bow Brooch of Diamonds with a large Sapphire in the Locket| Alexandra Feodorovna Empress of Russia |Imperial Jewels | Romanov | Große Brillantschleife mit 75 Karat Saphircabochon

 

Alexandra Feodorovna Tsarina, Empress of Russia | Aquamarine Brooch Stomacher | Aquamarin Brosche Zarin von Russland

 

Aquamarine Tiara Brooch Imperial Jewels | Romanov | Empress Alexandra Fjodorowna| Diadem Zarin

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaievna of Russia, Queen of Wuerttemberg

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Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaievna of Russia, Queen of Wurttemberg Famous Pearls

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaievna of Russia, Queen of Wurttemberg
Famous Pearls

Magnificent pearls and large pearl strings, choker, pearl cascades at the corsage and her Pearl-Diamond Tiara owned the Queen of Wuertemberg,

Perlen und Perlenschmuck der Königin von Württemberg Grossfürstin Olga Nikolajewna

 

Gold Geschenk des Zaren an seine Tochter Olga Königin von Württemberg |

Imperial buckle of gold with gems of the Queen Wuerttemberg

 

More Famous Pearls:

Marie Princess of Leuchtenberg Beauharnais, daughter of emperor Nicolas I.

 

Türkis Schmuck der Kaiserin von Persien | Turquoise Necklace & Tiara |Shabanou of Iran

Turquoise and diamond necklace | Imperial Jewels

Turquoise and diamond necklace | Imperial Jewels
Kaiserlicher Türkis Schmuck| Iran |Imperial Turquoise Jewelry

 

 

Türkis Schmuck der Kaiserin von Persien | Turquoise Necklace & Tiara | Shabanou of Iran  mehr ……

more Imperial Jewels:

Princess Ashraf´s
Ruby and Diamond Tiara

CROWN JEWELS | Empress Farah Diba | Emerald Necklace of Empress Eugenie

SCHAH – Jewels | Kaiserin Farah Diba von Persien | SCHAH – Jewels | Kaiserin Farah Diba von Persien

Ruby and Diamond Bow Brooch made by C.E. Bolin

Turquoise and diamond necklace | Imperial Jewels | Empress of Iran

 

Pink Topaz Grand Parure | Empress Marie Louise of France | Tiara, Collier, Bracelet, Guirdle, Comb

Topaz Parure Empress Marie-Louise

Pink Topaz Grand Parure | Empress Marie Louise of France | Tiara, Collier, Bracelet, Guirdle, Comb :::::::
Rosa Topase Diadem, Kamm, Halsband,Gürtel

The story behind the personal jewellery of the 2nd wife of Napoleon Bonaparte:

Pink Topaz Grand Parure | Empress Marie Louise of France | Tiara, Collier, Bracelet, Guirdle, Comb with Topaz

Pink Topaz Parure with Diamonds | Empress Marie Louise of France | Rosa Topase Diadem, Kamm, Halsband,Gürtel

French Crown Jewels | The Imperial Comb with the „Hortense“ Diamond

Empress Eugenie of France Imperial large Comb with Fringes of Diamonds and the Hortense Diamond of the French Crown Jewels the story behind the historic jewelry:

French Crown Jewels | The large Comb | Diamants de la Couronne France

Grand Peigne de Pampilles | Diamants de la couronne Empress Eugenie

Grand Peigne de Pampilles | Diamants de la couronne Empress Eugenie

Grand Peigne a Pampilles provenant de la Collection des Joyaux de la Couronne Diamant rose dit „Diamant Hortensia“

 

 

 

Collier aux Pampilles Collection des Joyaux de la Couronne

Two of the Aiguillettes from the French Crown Jewels | Diamond Necklace

Romanov Royal & Imperial Sapphires |Saphir| Historische Safire

Romanov Royal & Imperial Sapphires |Saphir Historische Safire der Familie Romanoff Jewels

Empress Catherina the Great and her large Sapphire
Empress Marie Feodorovna and the Imperial Sapphires
Empress Alexandra Feodorovna and the Imperial Sapphires

Imperial Sapphire Brooch of Empress Maria Alexandrovna

Imperial Jewels of the Romanovs | Jewels of the Tsars

Queen Marie of Romania wearing this Sapphires as Tiara

Princess Ileana of Romania wearing this Sapphires as Tiara

Maria Pawlowna Grandduchess Vladimir wearing her Sapphire Tiara

Imperial Romanov Ceylon Sapphire of 2 recutting Ceylon sapphire: 249,35 ct.

Imperial Romanov Ceylon Sapphire of recutting Ceylon sapphire: 249,35 ct.

Tsarin Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nikolaus I. and the Sapphires

Jewels of the Romanovs – Sapphire brooches update after the new cutting of the 249,35ct Ceylon Sapphire – to 197ct.
The imperial  sapphire was worne from the tsarina at the masked ball in 1883.

Sapphires Jewels and Diamonds of the Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna

The Princess Royal’s Sapphires – The Imperial Sapphire Necklace of Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna

Sapphire Sautoir of Grand Duchess Kyrill

Large Royal Sapphire Sautoir

Sapphires – Diamond Parure | Saphir Diamant Garnitur / Das Juwelen Set

Sapphires – Diamond Parure | Saphir Diamant Garnitur / Details des Saphir-Diamant-Set

Romanov Saphirre | Cartier Bracelet | 2015 new cutting

Romanov Saphire | Cartier Bracelet |2015 new cutting

Youssoupoff Sapphires

Sapphire and Diamond Tiara of coronet shape

Princess Sibylla of Sweden | Romanov Sapphires Necklace

Sapphires – Collar of Queen Alexandra of GB| Silver-Weddinggift of Tsar Alexander III.