Above: Small imperial crown of Russia. Image via Elena Horvathova on LiveJournal (http://eho-2013.livejournal.com/62382.html). Set entirely in diamonds, the crown is now housed at the Moscow Kremlin as part of the Diamond Fund. There used to be two such crowns in the collection, but one was sold after the Russian revolution. Below: Photograph of Maria Feodorovna, Dowager Empress of Russia, wearing the small imperial crown, 1898. Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016.

Above: Small imperial crown of Russia. Image via Elena Horvathova on LiveJournal (http://eho-2013.livejournal.com/62382.html). Set entirely in diamonds, the crown is now housed at the Moscow Kremlin as part of the Diamond Fund. There used to be two such crowns in the collection, but one was sold after the Russian revolution. Below: Photograph of Maria Feodorovna, Dowager Empress of Russia, wearing the small imperial crown, 1898. Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016.

3 Daughters of King Christian IX (1818-1906) Denmark & Princess Louise (1817-1898) Hesse-Kassel, Germany in 1889: Princess Thyra Amalie (1853-1933) wife of Ernest Augustus (1845-1923) Crown Prince of Hanover, Germany & Duke of Cumberland, UK.  Princess Alexandra Caroline "Alix" (1844-1925) wife of Albert Edward (King Edward VII) (1841-1910) UK. Princess Marie Dagmar (renamed Maria Feodorovna) (1847-1928) wife of Emperor Alexander III (1845-1894) Russia.

3 Daughters of King Christian IX (1818-1906) Denmark & Princess Louise (1817-1898) Hesse-Kassel, Germany in 1889: Princess Thyra Amalie (1853-1933) wife of Ernest Augustus (1845-1923) Crown Prince of Hanover, Germany & Duke of Cumberland, UK. Princess Alexandra Caroline "Alix" (1844-1925) wife of Albert Edward (King Edward VII) (1841-1910) UK. Princess Marie Dagmar (renamed Maria Feodorovna) (1847-1928) wife of Emperor Alexander III (1845-1894) Russia.

“The charming Danish sisters - Empress Maria Fyodorovna of Russian and Queen Alexandra of United Kingdom ”

“The charming Danish sisters - Empress Maria Fyodorovna of Russian and Queen Alexandra of United Kingdom ”

Princess Dagmar of Denmark on her wedding day to Tsar Alexander III, becoming Maria Feodorovna, Empress of all the Russias, 1866.

Princess Dagmar of Denmark on her wedding day to Tsar Alexander III, becoming Maria Feodorovna, Empress of all the Russias, 1866.

Diamond And Sapphire Tiara From The Russian Crown Jewels. The tiara is better know as Empress Maria Fedorovna Sapphire Kokoshnik Tiara.

Diamond And Sapphire Tiara From The Russian Crown Jewels. The tiara is better know as Empress Maria Fedorovna Sapphire Kokoshnik Tiara.

Maria Feodorovna (Dagmar of Denmark) (1847-1928, colorized & very young by unknown artist. Wife of Alexander III (1845-1894), Russia..

Maria Feodorovna (Dagmar of Denmark) (1847-1928, colorized & very young by unknown artist. Wife of Alexander III (1845-1894), Russia..

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