Emerald and Diamond Corsage Ornament. Originally belonged to Elisabeth (1815-1885) Princess Karl of Hessen-Darmstadt, born Princess of Prussia, who left it to her grand-daughter Victoria (sister of Alexandra of Hessen, later the Empress of Russia), later to become the first Marchioness of Milford Haven. She in turn left it to her daughter, Queen Louise of Sweden. The Fürst of Thurn and Taxis bought it for his wife, Princess Gloria in 1982.
Romanov Birthdays → Originally a minor German princess destined to be only a consort of a Russian Emperor, no one knew Catherine would become Russia's ruler in her own right. The period of Catherine the Great’s rule, the Catherinian Era, is often considered the Golden Age of the Russian Empire and the Russian nobility. Catherine was born as Princess Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg on 2 May 1729
The Revolving Miniatures (Rock Crystal) Fabergé Egg: Presented by Nicholas to Alexandra in 1896. The outer shell is rock crystal. On the apex of the egg is a 27-carat Siberian emerald. The colorfully enameled base has the monograms of the Princess Alix of Hesse-Darmstadt (before her marriage) and later as Alexandra Feodorovna, Empress of Russia. Each monogram is surmounted with a diamond crown of the respective royal house and these monograms form a continuous pattern around the base of the…
Nacht der Clubs 1 Ticket, 8 Darmstädter Clubs, Shuttle-Service inklusive Mit dabei: 603 qm zu Gast in der Centralstation, Ponyhof, Goldene Krone, Level 6 Club, Schlosskeller, Hillstreet Club und Magenta Club VVK 8,00 € (zzgl. Gebühren) / AK 10,00 €
Princess Alix was dressed for her wedding in the Malachite drawing-room of the Winter Palace. Her hair was done in the traditional long side curls, in front of the famous gold mirror of the Empress Anna Ioannovna, before which every Russian Grand Duchess dresses on her wedding day...her dress was a heavy Russian Court dress of real silver tissue, with an immensely long train edged with ermine & so heavy that, when not carried, she was almost pinned to the ground