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Forum: Royal Jewels 08-17-2011, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Russophile
Not necessarily. I was amazed to find out my...

Not necessarily. I was amazed to find out my Aunt, an art teacher of 60+ age had NO CLUE about the eggs.
Forum: Royal Jewels 11-11-2010, 05:37 PM
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Posted By Russophile
What book VM? Very interesting indeed! Sounds...

What book VM? Very interesting indeed! Sounds like something Alix's sisters or Uncle Willy knew about which got passed along to the Germans. Does it list which regiment was the ones that invaded the...
Forum: Royal Jewels 09-22-2010, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Russophile
Nabokov does not describe him favorably. IM...

Nabokov does not describe him favorably. IM interpretation, he was a snitch.
Maura Budberg's 1st husband (which she passed off as nobility but was not I found out in a bio. on her) was found shot...
Forum: Royal Jewels 09-21-2010, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Russophile
We probably will never know. Interesting he had...

We probably will never know. Interesting he had most trusted servants. Nabokov, in his book, tells about a "most trusted servant" who was spying on his father for the Tsarist government. When the...
Forum: Royal Jewels 09-20-2010, 07:49 PM
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Posted By Russophile
That would be interesting to know. Bear might...

That would be interesting to know. Bear might have an idea. I only remember Felix cut the Rembrandts out for money. Not the jewelry.
Forum: Royal Jewels 06-01-2010, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Russophile
Udyusa, I am SOOO very jealous of you!! :flowers:...

Udyusa, I am SOOO very jealous of you!! :flowers: Yes, Russo will keep looking!

Thanks Warren!
Forum: Royal Jewels 05-31-2010, 07:43 PM
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Posted By Russophile
PJ, Liz Taylor has a thing for jewelry and has...

PJ, Liz Taylor has a thing for jewelry and has many lovely pieces. She picked up a couple of the late Duchess of Windsors. I have been looking for her coffee table picture book "My love affair with...
Forum: Royal Jewels 05-30-2010, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Russophile
Anything come of that auction Warren? One would...

Anything come of that auction Warren? One would think Elizabeth Taylor would be on that like white on rice!
Forum: Royal Jewels 05-26-2010, 07:41 PM
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Posted By Russophile
Indeed! :biggrin: Russo held an egg, not an...

Indeed! :biggrin:

Russo held an egg, not an Imperial egg, once in Vegas. Very cool. Seems Faberge has the enameling process back. Also she saw a Faberge exhibit at the Portland Art Museum where...
Forum: Royal Jewels 05-25-2010, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Russophile
Who did he buy those Fabergé eggs from Tarlita? I...

Who did he buy those Fabergé eggs from Tarlita? I know Forbes had a collection.
Forum: Royal Jewels 05-17-2010, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Russophile
The younger or older? And wouldn't it be...

The younger or older?
And wouldn't it be something if Cartier did??
Felix was interesting, I read somewhere towards the end of his life he liked to wear rouge and prance around. I enjoyed the...
Forum: Royal Jewels 05-14-2010, 09:02 PM
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Posted By Russophile
I wouldn't call it hilarious, though we all know...

I wouldn't call it hilarious, though we all know Felix was quite the swisher, he did tell a good tale.
Forum: Royal Jewels 11-25-2009, 12:56 AM
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Posted By Russophile
:flowers:Holy Schnikies! Thanks Warren! that was...

:flowers:Holy Schnikies! Thanks Warren! that was rather breath taking!
They had a Faberge exhibit at the POrtland Art Museum a couple years ago, I took Mr. Russo. THe Red Cross egg was featured...
Forum: Royal Jewels 11-20-2009, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Russophile
:previous: Coryn Hall's "Little Mother of Russia"...

:previous: Coryn Hall's "Little Mother of Russia" states that Queen Mary paid a very fair price for Xenia's jewelry.
Forum: Royal Jewels 10-27-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Russophile
Well, what are you waiting for?? Put those babies...

Well, what are you waiting for?? Put those babies on and give us a look see!:biggrin:
Forum: Royal Jewels 10-06-2009, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Russophile
:previous: Aaah! But what I would do to hold a...

:previous:
Aaah! But what I would do to hold a genuine Faberge snuff box!
Thanks for the info.! :flowers:
Forum: Royal Jewels 10-06-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Russophile
Oh Honey, like you're supposed to know...

Oh Honey, like you're supposed to know EVERYTHING? That's Marsel's job. :biggrin:
Seriously, this is why we have a forum so people and correct, help, post, educate other's who are just as obsessed...
Forum: Royal Jewels 10-05-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Russophile
Aha! It was Galina Brezhnev. I don't know where I...

Aha! It was Galina Brezhnev. I don't know where I got Svetlana. After looking at Svetlana Stalin on youtube I thought, this Svetlana has dignity. The woman I saw was a drunkard on 60 minutes. Here's...
Forum: Royal Jewels 10-04-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Russophile
Branchg, do you remember that 60 minutes...

Branchg, do you remember that 60 minutes interview of Svletvana the prime minister's daughter, she was either Brezhnev or Khrushchev's daughter. She used to say they had crates and crates of Romanov...
Forum: Royal Jewels 09-02-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Russophile
Marsel, the article on Lake Baikel has been...

Marsel, the article on Lake Baikel has been around a bit. Any updates on that? Last I heard they were supposed to take a sub and go down to look. Though I am sure it costs $$$ to do so.
Forum: Royal Jewels 08-30-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Russophile
That is DEFINATELY Faberge, Marsel. I was lucky...

That is DEFINATELY Faberge, Marsel. I was lucky to hold an egg in Vegas at the shop in Caeser's Palace. Mr. Russo and I were popping by. The Faberge family has the method back to do the enameling...
Forum: Royal Jewels 08-29-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Russophile
Hmmm. What would she do with them? I wonder. . ....

Hmmm. What would she do with them? I wonder. . . ..
Forum: Royal Jewels 07-30-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Russophile
They still have some of them. See here Famous...

They still have some of them. See here
Famous Collections - Kremlin Diamonds -Dazzling Diamond Display (https://www.antique-jewelry-investor.com/kremlin-diamonds.html)
Forum: Royal Jewels 07-29-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 513
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Posted By Russophile
I'll see if I can't dig something up, Marsel....

I'll see if I can't dig something up, Marsel. Don't forget that HM already inherited a Faberge and other lovely things through May and her buying up Xenia's stash.
Forbes got the motherlode of the...
Forum: Royal Jewels 05-04-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 232,404
Posted By Russophile
Warren, did they come from GD Paul's 1st wife?

Warren, did they come from GD Paul's 1st wife?
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