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Свияжский Успенский монастырь.Uspensko-Bogorodichny Monastery.Богородице-Успенский мужской монастырь.Успенский собор(1556-61)Колокольня Никольской церкви (1556) Свияжск.остров-село в Зеленодольском районе Татарстана,при слиянии рек Свияги и Щуки.

Свияжский Успенский монастырь.Uspensko-Bogorodichny Monastery.Богородице-Успенский мужской монастырь.Успенский собор(1556-61)Колокольня Никольской церкви (1556) Свияжск.остров-село в Зеленодольском районе Татарстана,при слиянии рек Свияги и Щуки.

Traditional costumes of boyars, Russian medieval aristocrats. 16th century, modern replica. #history

Traditional costumes of boyars, Russian medieval aristocrats.In Medieval Russia, the Boyars represented an aristocratic.

Pendant: Caravel;     Late 16th century,    Italy    Gold, rubies, emeralds, pearls and enamel

Vintage Jewelry Caravel pendant Late century, Italian Gold, rubies, emeralds, pearls and enamel Hermitage Museum

Crown and Orb from Tsar Michael I Romanov, late 16th century | Moscow Kremlin, Armory Chamber, Russia

Crown and Orb of Tsar Michael Romanov, Imperial Russian Crown Jewels -for the colors

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Beautiful kokoshnik with pearls! - The kokoshnik is a commonly used name for a variety of traditional Russian headdresses worn by women and girls to accompany the sarafan, primarily worn in the northern regions of Russia in the to centuries.

The hair cap of Maria, the second wife of Ivan IV, the 16th century, Russia (may be volosnik)

The hair cap of Maria, the second wife of Ivan IV, the century, Russia (may be volosnik)

Russian traditional fancywork for noble suits, the 14-16th century. It was common to use golden knitting, river pearls, jewels.

Russian traditional fancywork for noble suits, the century. It was common to use golden knitting, river pearls, jewels.

Tsaritsyno Palace :: Moscow, Russia.

The Catherine Palace is a Rococo palace located in the town of Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin), 25 km southeast of St. It was the summer residence of the Russian tsars.

Qolsharif Mosque in Kazan, Russia.

Qolsharif Mosque, Kazan, Russia Bucket List Trips, Wanderlust, Travel Tips Tricks Hacks Advice

Qolsharif Mosque, Kazan, Russia. Of all the places in the world, I want to see Russia the most...

Qolsharif Mosque, Kazan, Russia This is one of dozens of spectacular structures in Kazan, Russia, a city where Christian and Muslim live peacefully.

10 of the World's Most Macabre, Creepy & Tragic Tourist Destinations

10 of the World's Most Macabre, Creepy & Tragic Tourist Destinations

Tunicella, before 1246, Kunsthistorisches Museum    This was made in Palermo (which means I could be related to whoever wore it, but probably not), but its date of creation is unknown.  All we know is that it was mentioned in documents twice: once in 1350 where it was called “a blue gown”, and once in 1246 where it was called a “gown of samite”.

Detail of cuff from Blue Dalmatic or Tunicella, embroidered with pearls, Sicily (Roger of Sicily's Tunicella, cuff details)

This large gilded silver and enamel eight pointed cross pendant is from the reign of Czar Ivan IV the Terrible (1530-1584). In the 16th century, Russia didn't have its own sources of silver and gold, precious metals were imported from Europe and were scarce and expensive.  The cross is covered with a thick layer of gold and embellished with green and blue enamel in Byzantine tradition.

A Very Rare Medieval Cross Pendant Russian, circa 1550 This large gilded silver and enamel eight pointed cross pendant is from the reign of Czar Ivan the T