Release date: 18th October 2010
Published by: Thames and Hudson
ISBN No: 978 0500515327
This book surveys one of the worlds most important collections of jewelry, that of the Imperial Romanov family, rulers of Russia for more than three centuries. Through his work at Sothebys and Christies and his own extensive research, the author Stefano Papi has spent years unravelling the mysteries of the Russian imperial jewels. He uncovers the fascinating stories behind the jewels and the people, and takes us through the golden years, and after the Revolution.
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