The Great Imperial Crown made in 1762 for the coronation of Catherine the Great by the court jeweler J.Pauzie represents the height of creative imagination, lavish beauty and skilled workmanship. It is adorned with five thousand diamonds arranged in a splendid pattern of laurel wreaths and oak branches.
This jewelry for hair, belonged to Catherine II the Great, 1674. She and Elizabeth I, the daughter of Peter The Great, were fond of jewelry. Elizabeth preferred colorful flora theme, Catherine enjoyed bow-knots from diamonds and silver. (Imperial Jewels of the Diamond Fund of Russia.)
THE ROMANOVS JEWELRY ~ this is a 136 carat emerald "The Green Queen". Decorated by diamonds. In belonged to Nikolai of Russia and later in 1913, to GD Alexandra Iosifovna, wife of Nikolay II relative. Today is kept in the Diamond Fund, Moscow Kremlin ~
THE ROMANOVS JEWELRY ~ The Great Bouquet, 1760. Belong to Empress Elizabeth I of Russia, worn on the great gown. Then was presented by Emperor Peter III ( husband of Catherine II) to his mistress Lisa Vorontsova. After he was withdrawn, according to legend, Catherine made Lisa to present this jewel to Lisa's sister, Catrin Dashkova, who was a friend of Catherine II.