THE ROMANOVS RESIDENCES ~ Amber Room of the residence of Empress Catherine II in Pushkin Tsarskoye Selo, the 18th century

THE ROMANOVS RESIDENCES ~ Amber Room of the residence of Empress Catherine II in Pushkin Tsarskoye Selo, the 18th century

The Amber Room was designed in a baroque style by German sculptor Andreas Schlüter. Originally installed at Charlottenburg Palace for Prussian King Frederick William I, in 1716 this incredible work of art was gifted to Russian King Peter I to cement the Prussian/Russian alliance against Sweden.

The Amber Room was designed in a baroque style by German sculptor Andreas Schlüter. Originally installed at Charlottenburg Palace for Prussian King Frederick William I, in 1716 this incredible work of art was gifted to Russian King Peter I to cement the Prussian/Russian alliance against Sweden.

RUSSIA : The "Amber Room" in the Catherine Palace, St.Petersburg,Russia,

RUSSIA : The "Amber Room" in the Catherine Palace, St.Petersburg,Russia,

The original Amber Room in 1932 before it was looted and stolen by the Nazis during WWII, an act that sparked a 60-year-hunt for the missing Soviet treasures...

The original Amber Room in 1932 before it was looted and stolen by the Nazis during WWII, an act that sparked a 60-year-hunt for the missing Soviet treasures...

The Amber Room, Catherine Palace, Russia consisted of thousands of panels of Baltic Amber set with diamonds and other presious gems backed with gold. Lost during WW2 and to this day have never been found

The Amber Room, Catherine Palace, Russia consisted of thousands of panels of Baltic Amber set with diamonds and other presious gems backed with gold. Lost during WW2 and to this day have never been found

Petrodvorets The Summer Palace Saint Petersburg Russia (via Inside The Summer Palace photo - Mike Hale photos at pbase.com)

Petrodvorets The Summer Palace Saint Petersburg Russia (via Inside The Summer Palace photo - Mike Hale photos at pbase.com)

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