Tag: jewellery

Exhibition: Jewels! Glittering at the Russian Court
Exhibitions, Travel

Exhibition: Jewels! Glittering at the Russian Court

Before the Russian Revolution in 1917 the Russian Imperial Court was the place to show of your splendid jewelry. The exhibition Jewels! Glittering at the Russian Court at the Hermitage in Amsterdam, The Netherlands makes it painfully clear that many imperial Russian jewels have gone lost. The Romanovs and aristocrates who fled the country took […]

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10 Years Hermitage – Preview of the Jewels exhibition Objects from a Gold Filigree Parure © State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
Exhibitions, Travel

10 Years Hermitage – Preview of the Jewels exhibition

There is not an exhibition I am looking forward to more than the jubilee exhibition #2 of the Hermitage Amsterdam on the occasion of its 10th anniversary. From 14 September 2019 to 15 March 2020 “Jewels! Glittering at the Russian Court” will be on display. At the moment – until 25 August 2019 – one […]

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New royal and noble books – October 2018
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New royal and noble books – October 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   AUSTRIA (NOBILITY) Authors: Gerhard Jelinek and Birgit Mosser. Title: Die Trapp-Familie. Die wahre Geschichte hinter dem Welterfolg (The Trapp Family. The true story behind the global success). Published: 15 October 2018 by Molden […]

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DIVA – The star crown
Exhibitions, Travel

DIVA – The star crown

I spent the weekend in Antwerpen (Antwerp), Belgium, and even managed to pay a visit to some places despite of my health and the heat.  High on my list was a visit to the new Diamond Museum DIVA. More about the museum itself later, but I spotted this beautiful, not too big tiara in a […]

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The Stunning (Royal) Jewels of Steltman A modern tiara
Exhibitions, Travel

The Stunning (Royal) Jewels of Steltman

If you love jewelry and are in the Netherlands between 4 November 2017 and 18 February 2018, you really have to visit the exhibition “Haagse Chic. Steltman. 100 jaar sieraden & zilver” (Hague Chic. Steltman. 100 Years of Jewelry and Silverware) at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague. The exhibition is probably not huge, but it […]

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