Carl Fabergé - An Imperial Tercentenary Pendant, circa 1913. A gold and amethyst pendant made from the designs of the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna to celebrate the Romanov Tercentenary of 1913. Workshop of Albert Holmström, St. Petersburg, 1913. #Faberge #antique
Tsarina Alexandra. was Empress consort of Russia as spouse of Nicholas II, the last Emperor of the Russian Empire. Born a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, she was given the name Alexandra Feodorovna upon being received into the Russian Orthodox Church, which canonized her as Saint Alexandra the Passion Bearer in Alexandra is best remembered as the last Tsarina of Russia and as one of the most famous royal carriers of the haemophilia disease.
Above: Detail from "The Coronation of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna," by Laurits Regner Tuxen, 1898, oil on canvas. The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Below: Empress Alexandra Feodorovna's coronation dress, Russia, 1896. Brocade, silk, silver thread, pearls, lace, silk ribbon. Moscow Kremlin Museums. CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.
Dresses of Tsarina Alexandra Romanova, 1890s-1910s - Retronaut‘Alexandra Feodorovna Romanova (1872 – 1918), was Empress consort of Russia as spouse of Nicholas II, the last Emperor of the Russian Empire. Alexandra is best remembered as the last Tsarina of Russia, as one of the most famous royal carriers of the haemophilia disease and for her support of autocratic control over the country.
Above: Tiara, likely created by the court jeweller Bolin for Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia. Image from A. E. Fersman's catalog "Diamond Fund of the USSR," published around 1924-26, via Elena Horvathova on LiveJournal (http://eho-2013.livejournal.com/62382.html). Below: Portrait of Tsaritsa Alexandra Feodorovna, by Ilya Yefimovich Repin, Russia, 1896, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, via Wikimedia Commons. CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGES.