Contents: Preface; Introduction; Recollections of Romanovs; 1. The Last Tsar and his Close Family; 2. Romanov Relations; 3. Jewelled Stars; 4. St Petersburg and Paris; 5. The Downfall of the Tsar; 6. Dispersal and Survival; Acknowledgments, Sources of Illustrations, Bibliography, Index
A magnificent survey of the Romanov jewels, uncovering the fascinating stories behind the pieces and the people who wore them
Stefano Papi has worked as senior European specialist in the jewelry department of both Sotheby's and Christie's auction houses. His previous books include Famous Jewelry Collectors, Stage Jewels and Jewellery of the House of Savoy.
'A visual treat as well as a fascinating read' - The Jewellery Editor