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Background and Short Introduction to Romanov Dynasty

Background and Short Introduction to Romanov Dynasty

The House of Romanov was the second dynasty, after the House of Rurik, to rule over Russia, and reigned from 1613 until the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II on March 15, 1917, as a result of the February Revolution.

Seven historic stones in the Diamond Fund collection

Seven historic stones in the Diamond Fund collection

Academician Alexander Fersman selected seven rarities in the Diamond Fund collection, which he called "historic" stones, they were the pride of the Imperial collection because of their remarkable size, purity, color and transparency. Among the famous stones are Red Spinel, Orlov Diamond, Shah Diamond, Table Portrait Diamond, Ceylonese Sapphire, Columbian Emerald and Chrysolite that will be described in this article.

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