The Golden Fleece ornament with the Dresden White diamond (top). The center third of the ornament which encompasses the Dresden Green diamond was saved from dis assembly and remains part of the present ornament.
Russian buyer snaps up £2.7m decoration that was worn by the tsar
This diamond brooch was presented to Grand Duchess Ella in on the day of Nikolay II and her sister Alix's coronation. This jewel was one of six brooches made by Faberge by the order of Nikolay II to be given to Grand Duchesses.
The brooch belonged to The Romanovs (Paul I) since the century - gold, silver, diamonds & spinels. The biggest spinel was put into The Grand Imperial Crown of Russia. Kept by the Diamond Fund, The Kremlin, Moscow
This brooch is one of four jewels that appears in a 1922 volume called The Russian Diamond Fund, recently uncovered in the rare-book room of the U. Geological Survey Library in Reston, Va. The four pieces are no longer part of the Russian collection.