Thanks for visiting the Jewels of the Romanovs website; which
has been designed as an introduction to the real exhibition, which will
be traveling across
the United States throughout 1996 and into 1997. We hope you will enjoy
your visit to a small part of the show offered here and invite you to visit
the exhibition in the city nearest you.
At the bottom of every page is a navigation bar which offers a number
of areas for you to explore. If this is your first time to visit Jewels
of the Romanovs we suggest you follow the navigation step by step as you
explore the site. The objects from the exhibition are in the next section
of the website following this one, which is noted as "Highlights"
in the bar.
About the website
The website contains about forty objects which are only a small part
of the the total exhibit. Introducing each section are black and white
images of the Russian Crown Jewels and other historic diadems from the
Romanov Collections. None of these are in the current show. The website
was designed by Bob Atchison of
Pallasart Web Design. No images
or text from the website can be used or reproduced without written permission
from Pallasart or the
A word to educators
Teachers are encouraged to use the Jewels of the Romanovs website as
a part of class studies in Russian History. Please contact the American
Exhibition Curator, Nicholas Nicholson,
or the education department of the the museum on the show schedule closest
to you for help.
About the exhibition sponsors
The Jewels of the Romanovs is presented by the American Russian Cultural
Cooperation Foundation in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of the
Russian Federation and the Museum -Exhibition "Diamond Fund", GOHRAN, Russia,
the State Archives of the Russian federation, the State Museum -Preserve
of "Tsarskoe Selo", The Yaroslav Architectural and Historical Museum -Preserve
and the State Museum -Preserve "Pavlovsk"
Above, left: Empress Aleksandra Fyodorovna Romanova