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Easter gift - Your trip to Moscow

Путешествия, фильмы, выставки. Субъективно. posting in Your trip to Moscow
User: trip_to_moscow (posted by opposto)
Date: 2012-04-15 11:03
Subject: Easter gift
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The Tsar Nicholas II presented this Easter egg to his wife Alexandra Fyodorovna in 1908. It was made of Sayan jade and decorated with miniature watercolor portraits of the tsar’s daughters and Tsarevich Alexei. Portraits frames and the first letters of the names over them were lined with diamonds. The surprise inside was the exact gold model of the Alexander Palace with rock crystal windows and a roof of green enamel. Originally this country residence was built by order of Catherine II as a wedding gift to her beloved grandson, Alexander. In the reign of Nicholas II the royal family mostly lived in Tsarskoye Selo at this palace. Jade was considered a symbol of love, hope, and happiness.


The Armoury Chamber collection, Moscow

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ghymoreids_mum: 'Dante's Dream at the Time of the Death
User: ghymoreids_mum
Date: 2012-04-16 05:38 (UTC)
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absolutely beautiful! thanks for sharing :D
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Путешествия, фильмы, выставки. Субъективно.
User: opposto
Date: 2012-04-16 18:57 (UTC)
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glad to hear from you, my dear friend! )
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ghymoreids_mum: St Trinians
User: ghymoreids_mum
Date: 2012-04-16 20:43 (UTC)
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wasn't 'around' for a while, but hopefully back again ;)
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Путешествия, фильмы, выставки. Субъективно.
User: opposto
Date: 2012-04-17 05:34 (UTC)
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Let all hopes fulfilled, and all will be well!
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