Russian Nuptial Crown (Russian Crown Jewels). Worn by all Romanov brides, this crown was purchased from the Soviets in the 1930s by American food heiress, and wife of the American Ambassador, Marjorie Merriweather Post. The diamonds that adorn this crown are not set in gold but are sewn onto velvet which is stretched over a metal frame. A true Romanov treasure, this crown is typical of the spectacular individuality and creativeness of the Russian Crown Jewels.

Russian Nuptial Crown (Russian Crown Jewels).  Worn by all Romanov brides,  this crown was purchased from the Soviets in the 1930s by American food heiress, and wife of the American Ambassador, Marjorie Merriweather Post.  The diamonds that adorn this crown are not set in gold but are sewn onto velvet which is stretched over a metal frame.  A true Romanov treasure, this crown is typical of the spectacular individuality and creativeness of the Russian Crown Jewels.
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