Jewels from Imperial St Petersburg

Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm

Jewels from Imperial St Petersburg

Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm

Distributed for Unicorn Press Ltd

296 pages | 9 x 10 3/5 | © 2012
Paper $45.00 ISBN: 9781910065150 Published November 2014 For Sale in USA and Canada Only


Orthography and Dates

Four Empresses – Early History

Chère Cousine – Gustav III Visits Catherine the Great

From Neoclassicism to the Empire Style – Paul I

The Duval Family of Jewelers and the Dowries of the Young Grand Duchess

An Imperial Christening Gift

The Empire Style – Alexander I

The Grand Duchy of Finland

The 12,000-Ruple Mystery

The Emperor’s Tours of the Grand Duchy

A Snuffbox Filled with Gold Ruple Coins

Count Gustav Mauritz Armfelt

The Emergence of Historicism – Nicholas I

The Empress’s Jewelry Chests

The Envoy and the Princess

Princess Zinaida Ivanovna Iusupova

Brilliant Matches

The Sancy Diamond

Gifts to Friends and Godchildren

Gustaf Ehrström

Ladies of the Imperial Court

Serving Seven Sovereigns – The Court Jewelers Bolin

Battles of the Styles – Alexander II

Nature as a Source of Inspiration

Dictates of Fashion – Royal Blue

A Prominent Industrialist – Henrik Borgström

The Countess who Shocked Her Contemporaries

A Fête Worthy of an Emperor

Myrtle, Symbol of a Happy Marriage

The Sinebrychoff Brewing Family

An Unlikely Friendship – Queen Olga of Greece and Baroness Sophie von Kraemer

Princess Tatiana Aleksandrovna Iusupova

Fin De Siècle – Alexander III

Navigare Necesse Est

The Visit to Rilax

Salmon Feasts at Langinkoski

Sophie von Remy – A Lonely Soul

A Parcel from Leningrad with Surprising Contents

Gifts from an Unknown Princess

Princess Zinaida Nikolaevna Iusupova

The New Century – Nicholas II

Among the Birds and the Bees

The Belle Époque and Garland Style

The Most Elegant and Best-Dressed Woman in Petrograd

Countess Betsy Shuvalova

The Wedding Jewelry of Princess Irina Iusupova

A Sumptuous Fancy Ball

Jewelry from the Teneev Pistolekors Families

August Gifts

The Jeweler Karl Fabergé

Holmström Family of Jewelers

The second Generation

Alina Hölmstrom

Alma Pihl

The Jeweler A. Tillander

Haiko Manor – Retreat and Shelter




Chronologicacl List of St. Petersburg Jewelers


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