Painting of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna (wife of Emperor Nicholas II) and Fabergé Eggs and frame.
The Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna was born in 1872 as the Princess Alix of Hesse-Darmstadt in Darmstadt, Germany.
She was a the daughter of the Princess Alice of the United Kingdom and of Louis IV, the Grand Duke of Hesse-Darmstadt.
She was the granddaughter of the Queen Victoria of Great Britain and Empress of India.
She became Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna when she married the Tsar Nicholas II. Among her children, there was Anastasia. Unpopular at the court, the Tsarina Alexandra became loyal to Grigory Rasputin after he “healed” her son Alexei. She believed he was sent by God to save the Russian crown. She was the last Tsarina and had a tragic end (The Tsar Nicholas II, the Tsarina Alexandra and their children were killed in 1918 by the bolcheviks, under the orders of Lenine).
Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna had a spectacular collection of jewels namely Fabergé Eggs and tiaras, broochs, necklaces… She possessed jewels and jeweled objects created by famous jewelry Houses such as Peter Carl Fabergé (clocks, Eggs, brooches, frames…) and Cartier.