Romanov Jewels | Sapphires - I have seen this incredible piece at an exhibit at the Brooks Museum in Memphis. It is 25 carats of awesome sapphire not to mention the diamonds!

Romanov Jewels | Sapphires - I have seen this incredible piece at an exhibit at the Brooks Museum in Memphis. It is 25 carats of awesome sapphire not to mention the diamonds!

Emerald and diamond brooch -1866 - by Hancocks - formerly in the collection of the Princes Von Thurn Und Taxis

Emerald and diamond brooch -1866 - by Hancocks - formerly in the collection of the Princes Von Thurn Und Taxis

Grand Duchess  Elizabeth Diamond Brooch 1896 - given to her for the coronation by Nicholas II

Grand Duchess Elizabeth Diamond Brooch 1896 - given to her for the coronation by Nicholas II

Carved moonstone cameo, rose-cut diamond,  sapphire, ruby and gold brooch of Queen Elizabeth I in period costume

Carved moonstone cameo, rose-cut diamond, sapphire, ruby and gold brooch of Queen Elizabeth I in period costume

THE ROMANOVS JEWELS ~ The hairbob as 'THE FOUNTAIN', of Elizabeth I, the 18th century, set up with earrings on the previous pin. Diamonds, sapphires. After Elizabeth's death it belong to Catherine The Great

THE ROMANOVS JEWELS ~ The hairbob as 'THE FOUNTAIN', of Elizabeth I, the 18th century, set up with earrings on the previous pin. Diamonds, sapphires. After Elizabeth's death it belong to Catherine The Great

The clear cover over the image is the world's largest table cut diamond.  It belonged to the Romanov czars. Not technically a faceted stone, but it certainly is fabulous jewelry!

The clear cover over the image is the world's largest table cut diamond. It belonged to the Romanov czars. Not technically a faceted stone, but it certainly is fabulous jewelry!

The aquamarine and diamond kokoshnik necklace is part of a set with a matching tiara, earrings and brooch.    The necklace was made in 1900 and was the personal property of Tsarina Alexandra.  The present whereabouts of this splendid jewel is unknown

The aquamarine and diamond kokoshnik necklace is part of a set with a matching tiara, earrings and brooch. The necklace was made in 1900 and was the personal property of Tsarina Alexandra. The present whereabouts of this splendid jewel is unknown

Romanov collar, designed by Faberge, is a part of a larger necklace he designed, which could be worn in one piece or 3 separate sections.

Romanov collar, designed by Faberge, is a part of a larger necklace he designed, which could be worn in one piece or 3 separate sections.

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