An antique sapphire jewel found in the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna's private apartments in the Anichkov Palace. It weighs 260 carats and is set in a typical Russian mounting encircled by 18 diamonds weighing 50 carats. Source: The Jewels of the Romanovs, by Stefano Papi.
Maria Feodorovna (Princess Dagmar) (1847–1928) Denmark wearing a fur-trimmed red dress by François Flameng (Hermitage) in 1894. Wife of Alexander III (Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov) (1845-1894) Russia. 4th Child of King Christian IX 1818-1906) Denmark & Princess Louise (1817-1898) Hesse, Germany. Christian was not in the immediate line of succession to the Denmark throne. But, Christian became heir to the throne in the unexpected extinction of the senior line of the House of Oldenburg.
Marie Feodorovna's Wave necklace, probably, by Cartier. It is often said this necklace could be converted into a tiara but actually this necklace and tiara were definitely two separate jewels. In the famous photograph made by the Soviets for inventory pur