Russian Imperial Romanov Tsarina Catherine the Great 1805 Crown Necklace. Finely made Crown, is fnished in 22k gold, hand set with jewelcut Austrian gemstones. Enameled in the difficult process of "Plique a' Jour"style with a transparent red creating an inner glow. Crown is attatched to 18" matching necklace. Clasp and extra 2" extender. This is a miniature replica of the TSARINA's Imperial Crown, of 1801. Measures approx 1 1/8" high by 1" wide.
Two of Saint Petersbourgs finest Russian Imperial Art Museums have been awarded the commission rights to restore and to produce certain Faberge masterpieces. These museums are working along with regional ateliers, where some of the 19th century designs were first made. Condition is new, and is an authentically reproduced masterpiece of an original Carl Faberge design, reissued by his grandson Igor Faberge . Usually sold exclusively in St. Petersburg and Moscow Cathedral, Museum, and Palace gift shops, in Russia. Comes in engraved Romanov St. Petersburg, gift box.