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Catalog "Diamond Fund of the USSR" - Каталог "Алмазный фонд СССР"


The catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.
Issue. 1-4. L .: People's Commissariat of Finance of the USSR, 1924-1926. 40 x 31 cm.

The catalog is presented in four publishing folders.
Issue first: 40 pages, 24 sheets with illustrations.
Release of the second: 28 pages, 25 sheets with illustrations.
Issue the third: 48 pages, 25 sheets with illustrations.
Issue: 40 pages, 25 sheets with illustrations.
Includes detailed descriptions of the treasures of the Diamond Fund and one hundred paintings on separate sheets. Especially rare specimens are in Russian.

Rare small-circulation edition: the first edition was published in 350 copies, the third and fourth editions - 300 copies. Soon after the publication, an operation was carried out to remove the catalog from circulation. There are only about 20 copies left.
On the Internet auction number 17 "In Nikitsky", held on September 26, 2013, one of the copies of the catalog in Russian (Lot 452) was sold for 460 000 rubles.


Каталог «Алмазный фонд СССР» под редакцией академика Александра Евгеньевича Ферсмана в 4-х выпусках.
Вып. 1-4. Л.: Народный Комиссариат финансов СССР, 1924-1926. 40 х 31 см.

Каталог представлен в четырех издательских бумажных папках.
Выпуск первый:40 страниц, 24 листа с иллюстрациями.
Выпуск второй: 28 страниц, 25 листов с иллюстрациями.
Выпуск третий:48 страниц, 25 листов с иллюстрациями.
Выпуск: 40 страниц, 25 листов с иллюстрациями.
Включает в себя подробные описания сокровищ Алмазного фонда и сто картин на отдельных листах. Особенно редки экземпляры на русском языке.

Редкое малотиражное издание: выпуск первый был издан тиражом 350 экземпляров, выпуски третий и четвертый – 300 экземпляров. Вскоре после издания была проведена операция по изъятию каталога из обращения. Осталось всего около 20-ти экземпляров.
На интернет аукционе №17«В Никитском», проводившимся 26 сентября 2013 года, один из экземпляров каталога на русском языке (лот 452) был продан за 460 000 руб.
Fersman's Catalog. Precious jewelry: gems in a set of diamonds. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.
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Academician Alexander Evgenievich Fersman.

Academician Alexander Evgenievich Fersman. He headed a group of scientists and experts in the work on valuing jewelry at the Imperial House of Romanov in 1922. Under his editorship, the catalog "The Diamond Fun... more

Fersman's Catalog. Imperial regalia and other jewelry of the Romanov Imperial House.

Imperial regalia and other jewelry of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. ... more

Fersman's Catalog. The Great Imperial Crown. Front view.

The Great Imperial Crown. Front view. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: People's Commissariat o... more

Fersman's Catalog. The Great Imperial Crown. Back view.

The Great Imperial Crown. Back view. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: People's Commissariat of... more

Fersman's Catalog. The Great Imperial Crown. View from above.

The Great Imperial Crown. View from above. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: People's Commissar... more

Fersman's Catalog. The Great Imperial Crown. Side view.

The Great Imperial Crown. Side view. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: People's Commissariat of... more

Fersman's Catalog. The Great Imperial Crown. Side view.

The Great Imperial Crown. Side view. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: People's Commissariat of... more

Fersman's Catalog. The imperial power - "Tsarskoye yabloko" (Tsar's apple).

The imperial power - "Tsarskoye yabloko" (Tsar's apple). Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: Peop... more

Fersman's Catalog. Scepter of the Russian Empire.

Scepter of the Russian Empire. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: People's Commissariat of Finan... more

Fersman's Catalog. The Great Imperial Diamondchain of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called. Fragment.

The Great Imperial Diamondchain of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called. Fragment. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues... more

Fersman's Catalog. The Great Imperial Diamondchain of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called.

The Great Imperial Diamondchain of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called. According to Pavlov's "Instruction on Russian Orders" of 1797, the chain consisted of 23 links: 9 imperial eagles with the Moscow co... more

Fersman's Catalog. The Imperial Order of St. Andrew the First-Called.

The Imperial Order of St. Andrew the First-Called: at the top - the order's star, below - the order's sign (front and back views). Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academici... more

Fersman's Catalog. A large diamond diadem of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna.

Large diamond diadem. Belonged to the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna - the wife of Emperor Nicholas II. The location is unknown. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician A... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diadem "Russian Beauty".

Diadem "Russian Beauty". In the diamond arches 25 pearls are suspended. Now this diadem is owned by the government of the Philippines. Periodically, the government is trying to expose the diadem for auction. I... more

Fersman's Catalog. Pearl necklace and diamond brooch with pearls.

Pearl necklace and diamond brooch with pearls. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: People's Commi... more

Fersman's Catalog. A diamond rose and pins from the collection of jewelry of the House of Romanovs.

A diamond rose and pins from the collection of jewelry of the House of Romanovs. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issu... more

Fersman's Catalog. A large diamond buckle-agrament of Catherine II.

A large diamond buckle-agrament, fastening the mantle of Catherine II, supposedly the work of the court jeweler Jeremiah Pose. According to another source (Igor Zimin and Alexander Sokolov, "Jewelry Treasures o... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond earrings are cherries that were part of the bridal set of brides at the Romanovs' house.

At the top - diamond earrings - cherries, part of the bridal set of brides at the Romanovs' house. Originally belonged to Catherine II. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Acad... more

Fersman's Catalog. Precious stones in a diamond frame. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

Precious stones in a diamond frame. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 i... more

Fersman's Catalog. Large diamond bouquet.

Large diamond bouquet. Diamonds, emeralds, gold, silver. 16 x 21 cm. About 1760 Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue... more

Fersman's Catalog. Necklaces from His Majesty's Cabinet, made of Indian diamonds, set in silver with gold rivets. The Imperial House of the Romanovs.

Necklaces from His Majesty's Cabinet, made of Indian diamonds, set in silver with gold rivets. The Imperial House of the Romanovs. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academic... more

Fersman's Catalog. Magnificent "Russian necklace", Indian and Brazilian diamonds in a frame of gold and silver.

Magnificent "Russian necklace", Indian and Brazilian diamonds in a frame of gold and silver. Expected date of manufacture - the beginning of the XIX century. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of t... more

Fersman's Catalog. Pearl necklace with a diamond clasp from the jewelry collection of the Imperial Romanov House.

Pearl necklace with a diamond clasp from the jewelry collection of the Imperial Romanov House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in... more

Fersman's Catalog. Necklace with 16 sapphires by the famous court jeweler Jacob Duval. The Imperial House of the Romanovs.

Necklace with 16 sapphires by the famous court jeweler Jacob Duval, 1797-1801. Originally belonged to Empress Maria Feodorovna, wife of Paul I. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edite... more

Fersman's Catalog. Folding fan in the unfolded state. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

Folding fan in the unfolded state. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. In the catalog this fan is presented photographed from two sides. Reverse side on page 25. Illustrations of the catalog... more

Fersman's Catalog. Folding fan in the unfolded state. Back side. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

Folding fan in the unfolded state. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. In the catalog this fan is presented photographed from two sides. Reverse side on page 24. Illustrations of the catalog... more

Fersman's Catalog. Imperial crown crown, made in 1884.

Imperial crown crown, made in 1884. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: People's Commissariat of... more

Cover of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman.

Cover of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: People's Commissariat of Finance of the USSR, 1924-1926. 40 x 31 cm. ... more

Title page of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman.

Title page of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: People's Commissariat of Finance of the USSR, 1924-1926. 40 x 31... more

Fersman's Catalog. Signs of the Order of St. Catherine.

Signs of the Order of St. Catherine. On the left is the decoration of the Order's hat. On the right is the Order of St. Catherine. Diamonds, rubies, gold, silver. The end of the XVIII century. Illustrations of... more

Fersman's Catalog. Orders of the highest award of the Russian Empire of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called.

Orders of the highest award of the Russian Empire of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR"... more

Fersman's Catalog. Brooches, a diamond-pearl bracelet, a bracelet with a cut diamond.

Two brooches and a diamond-pearl bracelet. Below is a gold bracelet with the world's largest flat diamond Tafelshtein. The length of the bracelet is 20 cm. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the ... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond necklace of Empress Maria Feodorovna - wife of Emperor Alexander III.

This necklace consists of 21 diamond cabochons in a frame of silver with gold rail fasteners; Diamonds are joined by silk threads, which provide the necklace with greater flexibility. 15 pendants of necklaces f... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond diadem with ears. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR"

Diamond diadem with ears. Diadems with motifs of ears and laurel leaves were one of the most popular types of jewelry of the first third of the 19th century. This diamond diadem was made for the widow of Paul ... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond studs. Workshop of the Duval brothers. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

At the top are three diamond studs. Workshop of the Duval brothers. 1780 Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issu... more

Fersman's Catalog. A diamond rose and a precious pin for a tie. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

A diamond rose and a precious pin for a tie. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersm... more

Fersman's Catalog. A diamond tiara in the form of a Russian kokoshnik, the beginning of the XIX century.

A diamond tiara in the form of a Russian kokoshnik, the beginning of the XIX century. Tiara originally belonged to Empress Elizabeth Alekseevna, the wife of Emperor Alexander I. The ancient Brazilian diamonds a... more

Fersman's Catalog. Egret and earrings with sapphires. Storage - Diamond Fund.

In the center there is an egret in the form of a fountain with sapphires; right and left of it, earrings in the form of a brilliant diamond cascade with heavy, freely hanging drops of sapphire pandeloks. Storag... more

Fersman's Catalog. "Green Queen" - Colombian emerald and Ceylon sapphire with Indian cut. Property of the Empress Maria Alexandrovna, the wife of Alexander II.

On the upper left, the Green Queen is a Colombian emerald of Indian cut, weighing 136, 25 carats; on the right - Ceylon Sapphire with Indian cut, bought by Alexander II at an exhibition in London for the wife o... more

Fersman's Catalog. Egret-portbuket with sapphires and diamonds in the form of a composition of flowers and feathers with moving sapphire and diamond pendants

Egret-portbuket with sapphires and diamonds in the form of a composition of flowers and feathers with moving sapphire and diamond pendants. Made for Empress Elizabeth Petrovna in the XVIII century. Illustratio... more

Fersman's Catalog. Pink tourmaline and other ornaments from the collection of the Imperial Romanov House.

In the center there is a pink tourmaline. Gold, enamel. 4 x 2.7 x 2.3 cm. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Iss... more

Fersman's Catalog. Jewels from the collection of jewelry of the Romanov Imperial House.

Jewels from the collection of jewelry of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1... more

Fersman's Catalog. Necklace of string of pearls with diamond motifs.

A necklace of string of pearls interspersed with 15 diamond motifs, to which are attached pendants with large teardrop pearls in the girdles of diamonds. Diamonds, pearls, gold, silver. The middle of the XIX ce... more

Fersman's Catalog. A diamond necklace with teardrop pearls in pendants.

A diamond necklace with teardrop pearls in pendants. From the parity created for the Empress Maria Feodorovna in the early 1880's. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academic... more

Fersman's Catalog. Kokoshnik, decorated with pearls. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

Kokoshnik, decorated with pearls. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 iss... more

Fersman's Catalog. Necklace from the collection of decorations of the Imperial Romanov House. Diamonds. gems, pearls.

Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: People's Commissariat of Finance of the USSR, 1924-1926. 40 x... more

Fersman's Catalog. Jewels from the collection of jewelry of the Romanov Imperial House.

Jewels from the collection of jewelry of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1... more

Fersman's Catalog. A diamond belt with two tassels of Catherine II.

Diamond belt and two brushes (separately). Made for Catherine II, presumably a jeweler by Louis David Duval. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'ev... more

Fersman's Catalog. Snuffbox, decorated with flower patterns of precious stones. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

Snuffbox, decorated with flower patterns of precious stones. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander E... more

Fersman's Catalog. Imperial regalia: The Great Imperial Crown, the Scepter and the Power. Russian empire. House of the Romanovs.

Imperial regalia: The Great Imperial Crown, the Scepter and the Power. Russian empire. House of the Romanovs. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'e... more

Fersman's Catalog. Fragments of the portrait of Empress Catherine II with imperial regalia and the chain of the Order of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called.

Fragments of the portrait of Empress Catherine II with imperial regalia and the chain of the Order of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edit... more

Fersman's Catalog. Imperial regalia in the portraits of the emperor and the empress. Russian empire.

Imperial regalia in the portraits of the emperor and the empress. Russian empire. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Iss... more

Fersman's Catalog. Large imperial crowns on portraits of the emperors of Russia. llustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman.

Large imperial crowns on portraits of the emperors of Russia. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .... more

Fersman's Catalog. The Little Imperial Crown of Russia.

The Little Imperial Crown of Russia. It is made of ancient Indian and Brazilian diamonds in 1801 by the sons of the court jeweler Louis David Duval Jacob and Jean Duvaly. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamo... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamonds "Orlov" and "Shah".

Diamonds belonging to the Russian crown. In the center, the diamond "Orlov", crowning the imperial scepter, is currently kept in the "Diamond Fund"; At the top, the diamond is represented in three foreshortenin... more

Fersman's Catalog. A tailpiece, a necklace and two buckles from a crocheted set of Catherine II.

Three items from the crocheted headset, made by master Leopold Pfisterer for Catherine II. From above - a plume-divorce from a necklace with a train (it is also called "bow-folding"). Below - two buckles from ... more

Fersman's Catalog. The Imperial Order of St. Andrew the First-Called, the monogram of Empress Catherine II, the Order of St. Catherine, the Order of St. Anne.

At the top is a diamond star of the Order of St. Andrew the First-Called. On the left - a diamond monogram of the Empress Catherine II. In the center - the Imperial Order of St. Catherine 2-nd degree. On the cr... more

Fersman's Catalog. Brooch from paryury, bracelet of three threads of oriental pearls with a clasp of oval sapphire, brooch with a pearl from the collection of the Imperial House of Romanovs.

On the right is a brooch made of parory. In the center - a bracelet of three strings of oriental pearls with a clasp of oval sapphire weighing more than 20 carats, bordered with diamonds. To the left is a brooc... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond brooches and a bracelet with portraits from the collections of the House of Romanovs.

Diamond brooches and a bracelet with portraits from the collections of the House of Romanovs. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in ... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond-pearl chains of St. Petersburg jeweler Jean-Jacques Duke.

The longest chain is made up of polished egg-shaped, diamond-encrusted elements alternating with pearls, and ends with two "fringe brushes" made from Brazilian pear-shaped diamonds. The creator of this fine pie... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond brushes of the time of Catherine II of the work of jeweler Duval.

The lower row - diamond brushes of the times of Catherine II of the work of jeweler Duval. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 is... more

Fersman's Catalog. Earrings with amethysts and diamonds.

Top earrings with amethysts and diamonds. In the middle is a portbouquet. A miniature vase, in which was inserted a small bouquet of fresh flowers. Diamonds, gold, silver, enamel. 13.5 x 8 cm. About the year 1... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond earrings and other ornaments from the collections of the House of Romanovs.

Diamond earrings and other ornaments from the collections of the House of Romanovs. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.I... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond jewelry from the collections of the House of Romanovs.

Diamond jewelry from the collections of the House of Romanovs. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L ... more

Fersman's Catalog. Part of a diamond belt with two tassels of Empress Catherine II.

Part of the diamond belt with two brushes. Created for Catherine II, presumably, a jeweler by Louis David Duval. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evge... more

Fersman's Catalog. Sultan of bird feathers for eagrets. Around 1800. Collection of the Imperial House of the Romanovs.

Sultan of bird feathers for eagrets. Around 1800. Collection of the Imperial House of the Romanovs. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersm... more

Fersman's Catalog. Small diamond bouquet, diamond earrings and diadem-bando.

In the middle is a so-called small diamond bouquet. Diamonds, emeralds, gold, silver. 16 x 21 cm. About 1760 To the right and to the left of it - diamond earrings. Below - a bandama diadem. Diamonds, gold, silv... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond epaulettes from the collection of jewelry of the Imperial Romanov House.

Diamond epaulettes. The first two dates back to the beginning of the XIX century, the third - the era of Catherine II. Storage - Diamond Fund. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited ... more

Fersman's Catalog. A diamond bow-brooch, created for Catherine the Great in the second half of the XVIII century.

At the top is a diamond bow-brooch, created for Catherine the Great in the second half of the 18th century. At the auction Sotheby's in 2016 was exhibited in the (clasp) diamond necklace. The photo of the neckl... more

Fersman's Catalog. Jewels from the collection of the imperial family of the House of Romanovs.

Jewels from the collection of the imperial family of the House of Romanovs. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. I... more

Fersman's Catalog. A pearl diadem made of parory created for the Empress Maria Feodorovna, the wife of Alexander III, in the 1880s.

A pearl diadem made of parory created for the Empress Maria Feodorovna, the wife of Alexander III, in the 1880s. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evge... more

Fersman's Catalog. Fragments of jewelry from the collection of the Imperial Romanov House.

Fragments of jewelry from the collection of the Imperial Romanov House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issue... more

Fersman's Catalog. Plastron - a replica of the work of the jewelry firm K. Faberge XIX century. Platinum, gold, diamonds, emeralds.

Plastron - a replica of the work of the jewelry firm K. Faberge XIX century. Platinum, gold, diamonds, emeralds. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evge... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond-emerald necklace from pariyury.

Diamond-emerald necklace from pariyury. Parry was made for the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna in 1900 by jeweler Shverin from Bolin. The photo of the crown from this parory is on page 72. Illustrations of the ca... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond Emerald Crown of the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, 1900.

A brilliant emerald crown of magnificent pariyura was made for the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna in 1900 by jeweler Schverin from Bolin. The crown is decorated with a large, quadrangular, conical crown, emerald ... more

Fersman's Catalog. Necklace from sapphire-diamond pariyu, made by jewelry firm Kehli in 1894 for Empress Alexandra Feodorovna.

Necklace from sapphire-diamond pariyu, made by jewelry firm Kehli in 1894 for Empress Alexandra Feodorovna. The photo of the diadem from this parory is on page 75. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fun... more

Fersman's Catalog. The sapphire-diamond tiara of the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, 1894.

Diadem made of sapphire parory, made by the jewelry company Kehli in 1894. The tiara is composed of twisted semicircles, in which 16 large sapphires are inserted in a rim of gold with small golden rail rivets. ... more

Fersman's Catalog. On the right is a corsage or a brooch made of sapphire-diamond parory (the image of a tiara from this parory is on page 74).

On the right is a corsage or a brooch made of sapphire-diamond parory (the image of a tiara from this parory is on page 74). Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Ale... more

Fersman's Catalog. Thread of pearls from the collection of jewelry of the Imperial Romanov House.

Thread of pearls from the collection of jewelry of the Imperial Romanov House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue.... more

Fersman's Catalog. Jewelry made of pearls and diamonds. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

Jewelry made of pearls and diamonds. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 ... more

Fersman's Catalog. A pin for a tie (decorated with teardrop-shaped and round pearls) and bracelets. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

A pin for a tie (decorated with teardrop-shaped and round pearls) and bracelets. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Aca... more

Fersman's Catalog. Fragments of a belt of diamonds.

Diamond ribbons, maybe parts of the belt, from which stones were taken to make other jewelry. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in ... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond jewelry from the collection of the Imperial Romanov House.

Diamond jewelry from the collection of the Imperial Romanov House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diadem and corsage brooch with turquoise.

Diadem and corsage brooch with turquoise. Faberge, 1890's. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4. L .: P... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond orders and stars of the highest award in the Russian Empire - the Order of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called.

Diamond orders and stars of the highest award in the Russian Empire - the Order of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Al... more

Fersman's Catalog. A bouquet of diamond daffodils from the collection of jewelry of the Romanov House.

To the left is a bouquet of diamond daffodils from the collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. Diamonds, gold, silver, enamel. 18,8 х 8,5 cm. The second half of the XVIII century. Illustrations ... more

Fersman's Catalog. A toy for royal children is a golden rattle-whistle.

The golden rattle-whistle is decorated with a floral ornament with diamonds, rubies, emeralds. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in ... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diadem with a pink diamond in Empire style.

Diadem with a pink diamond in Empire style. She belonged to the Empress Maria Feodorovna, the wife of Emperor Paul I. It was made around 1810.The only diadem of this catalog, which to this day is in Russia (D... more

Fersman's Catalog. Precious jewelry: gems in a set of diamonds. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

Precious jewelry: gems in a set of diamonds. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersm... more

Fersman's Catalog. Precious jewelry from semi-precious stones in a diamond frame: earrings, a corsage brooch. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

Precious jewelry from semi-precious stones in a diamond frame: earrings, a corsage brooch. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edi... more

Fersman's Catalog. Бриллиантовый орден и звезда святого Апостола Андрея Первозванного, звезда ордена Святого Александра Невского и бриллиантовый бант. Russian empire.

The Diamond Order of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called (above), the star of the Order of St. Alexander Nevsky (left), star of the Order of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called (right), below is a dia... more

Fersman's Catalog. Jewelry from the collection of the Imperial House of the Romanovs.

Jewelry from the collection of the Imperial House of the Romanovs. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. Issues 1-4... more

Fersman's Catalog. Badge of the Order of the White Eagle on the chain. Coronation Regalia of Nicholas I for the coronation of the Kingdom of Poland. 1829 year.

Badge of the Order of the White Eagle on the chain. Coronation Regalia of Nicholas I for the coronation of the Kingdom of Poland. 1829 year. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited b... more

Fersman's Catalog. A large sapphire diadem in the style of Empire and Classicism.

A large sapphire diadem in the style of Empire and Classicism. The location is unknown. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issu... more

Fersman's Catalog. Gems in diamond frames. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

Gems in diamond frames. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue.... more

Fersman's Catalog. Ornaments of ceremonial dresses of Russian empresses.

Jewelry of the second half of the XVIII century. Massive (not hollow) silver flowers are typical ornaments that were sewn on the ceremonial dresses of Russian empresses. In the center - Eregttes with diamonds a... more

Fersman's Catalog. Order of the Golden Fleece.

Above is the Order of the Golden Fleece. Gold, diamonds, silver, topazes 6.2 x 6.2 cm. The middle of the XIX century. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander... more

Fersman's Catalog. Diamond necklace "Riviera", created for Catherine the Great in the second half of the XVIII century.

In the middle - a diamond necklace "Riviera", created for Catherine the Great in the second half of the XVIII century. The necklace is a combination of 25 large diamonds, bordered with decorative leaf-shaped or... more

Fersman's Catalog. Valuable items from the collection of jewelry of the Imperial Romanov House.

Valuable items from the collection of jewelry of the Imperial Romanov House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academician Alexander Evgen'evich Fersman in 4 issues.Issue. ... more

Fersman's Catalog. Folding fan (when folded). The gardens are decorated with precious stones. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House.

Folding fan (when folded). The gardens are decorated with precious stones. Collection of valuables of the Romanov Imperial House. Illustrations of the catalog "The Diamond Fund of the USSR" edited by Academici... more

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