Features: Empire-style form of a triangle of silver with magnificent diamonds of all shapes, sizes and cuts.; 175 diamonds, central stone – a delicately pink, 13 carat (2,6 grams) table diamond (“red brilliant” of Paul I).
Origin: made around 1810 for empress Elizaveta Alexeevna, a wife of tsar Alexander I
With the urge of the XIX century ladies of high society abandoned bulky coiffures adorned with feathers. It became fashionable to copy antique Greek patterns: dresses resembled the tunic and the hair was styled in the way ancient Greek women used to wear it. Diadems - valuable adornments for women, came into vogue. Their shape was a replica of head bands worn by ancient pagan priests.
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