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  • Rebecca Huston

    Malachite Room - Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. #green #malachite It was here that Imperial brides were dressed in their gowns and jewels.

  • Rosa Addormentata

    Malachite Room - Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia. Malachite is a semi-precious gemstone . It has beautiful markings and variegated shades of green. #Russia

  • UmbraRegina .

    This is the Malachite Room of the Winter Palace, designed by the architect Alexander Briullov in the late 1830s was used as an official drawing-room of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna, wife of Nicholas I. The Winter Palace in St Petersburg, Russia was, from 1732 to 1917, the official residence of the Russian Tsars.

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Malachite Room - Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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A vivid turquoise blue Chrysocolla exterior has been partially polished to reveal an amazing interior of velvety concentric bands of darker and lighter green chatoyant Malachite. Origin: Congo

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