It’s been shaping up to be a landmark auction season for royal jewels, and the fascinating pieces just keep on popping up in sale catalogues! Today, we’re shining a spotlight on a suite of Romanov sapphires that will be sold next week at Sotheby’s.
Yesterday, a rather remarkable event took place in Russia: the marriage of a member of the House of Romanov. Today, we’ve got a closer look at the first big Romanov wedding to take place in Russia for more than a century.
Yesterday marked the anniversary of the birth of Alexandra Feodorovna, the German princess who became the last Empress of Russia. Today, let’s have a closer look at her most imposing jewel: her pearl and diamond diadem.