Janet Finsilver

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Janet Finsilver is the USA TODAY best-selling author of the Kelly Jackson mystery series. She loves animals and has two dogs--Kylie and Ellie.
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Maria Pavlovna the Elder

Maria Pavlovna the Elder

THE ROMANOVS JEWELRY ~ Golden-plated hilts of swords decorated by sapphire, diamonds and crystals performed for the Romanovs and their courtiers by Tzar workshops in the 17-18th centuries. Saved in the Diamond Fund of Moscow Kremlin. Known that Nikolay II had a sword with a hilt decorated by diamonds and gems. Nikolay II took that sword to Tobolsk and Ekaterinburg where it was stolen after his assassination, together with a crown of Alix and her personal casket full of her favorite jewelry ~

THE ROMANOVS JEWELRY ~ Golden-plated hilts of swords decorated by sapphire, diamonds and crystals performed for the Romanovs and their courtiers by Tzar workshops in the 17-18th centuries. Saved in the Diamond Fund of Moscow Kremlin. Known that Nikolay II had a sword with a hilt decorated by diamonds and gems. Nikolay II took that sword to Tobolsk and Ekaterinburg where it was stolen after his assassination, together with a crown of Alix and her personal casket full of her favorite jewelry ~

Art Deco

Art Deco

Ekaterina scepter, Russia

The part of the scepter of Ekaterina II Russian Empress. The head of the scepter is crowned by one of the biggest diamonds in the world, Orlov that was presented to Ekaterina by her favorite Grigori Orlov

ORLOV DIAMOND~one of the biggest and most famous Imperial jewels known since 1784.The diamond could probably be the part of Great Mogul Diamond. In 1773 Grigoriy Orlov presented the jewel to Catherine II of Russia in her birthday, in a simple flowers bouquet trying to return her love; the present became outstanding within a few days as none of European monarchs has got the equal jewel in the collection. The diamond became a part of Russian Imperial scepter ca 1775.

The Orlov Diamond (Catherine the Great’s crown jewel) The Armory at the Moscow Kremlin is home to Catherine the Great’s imperial scepter, which is set with a huge, green-tinted diamond, with 180 facets and a weight of carats.

Duke Nicholas  #Bibliotique Nationale-rio wang

You can fight, soldier man, but can you fight in a foot tall fur hat and a snappy outfit strung with tassels? Or a winged golden helmet and some casually draped suspenders?

Duchess of Leuchtenberg in Boyar costume. Wearing and array of Diamond and emerald jewellery.

Zinaida Skobelyeva, Duchess of Leuchtenberg. She was married to Eugène von Leuchtenberg, while having an affair with his cousin GD Alexei. The Grand Duke paid for her husband's debts, and their understanding continued until her death in 1899 _BM

Alexei

Little Tsesarevich Alexei Nikolaievich in the garden of the Lower Dacha at Peterhof. Little Alexei in the garden of the Lower Dacha