Dominika Mróz
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Casket, ca. 1680 Michel Redlin (German, documented 1688) Poland (Gdansk) Amber, gold foil, gilded brass, wood;    Amber was regarded as a substance of mythical origin and magical power. This parade casket is one of the most important and best preserved examples of amber work to have survived from the seventeenth century. Michel Redlin is documented as an "amber carver" in Gdansk in 1688. In this casket, Redlin incorporated nearly all types of amber—translucent, opaque

Casket, ca. 1680 Michel Redlin (German, documented 1688) Poland (Gdansk) Amber, gold foil, gilded brass, wood; Amber was regarded as a substance of mythical origin and magical power. This parade casket is one of the most important and best preserved examples of amber work to have survived from the seventeenth century. Michel Redlin is documented as an "amber carver" in Gdansk in 1688. In this casket, Redlin incorporated nearly all types of amber—translucent, opaque

amber casket bearing the arms of Prince William IV of Orange and Anne,Princess Royal of Great Britain, (1594×2126)

Beautifully crafted boxes made of amber dredged from the Baltic Sea in 1734 to celebrate the union of Prince William IV of Orange and Anne, Princess Royal, the eldest daughter of King George II of Great Britain.

Double cameo portrait of Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort Albert engraved in onyx

Double cameo portrait of Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort engraved in onyx. First Class Badge of the Royal Order of Victoria and Albert. cameo in silver frame mounted with pastes, diamonds, emeralds and rubies.

Sistine Chapel, Rome.  Silenzio!  Move forward, please!  (When is it ever empty like this?!)

Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel, Vatican this shows both the ceiling and the last judgment. The ceiling is a beautiful work of art with great detail. The last judgement even has more detail and it was done 29 years after the ceiling.

The Amber Room was built for Catherine the Great of Russia Disappeared during World War Two and its fate remains unknown

Inside the room worth MILLION. Amber Room, Imperial Palace, Catherine the Great

Cornelius Gurlitt is said to have told his family he knows what became of the long-lost Amber Room, installed by Peter the Great in the Summer Palace outside St Petersburg in the 18th century.

Cornelius Gurlitt is said to have told his family he knows what became of the long-lost Amber Room, installed by Peter the Great in the Summer Palace outside St Petersburg in the century.

A colour autochrome of the Amber Room in the Catherine Palace taken before the Second World War

A colour autochrome of the Amber Room in the Catherine Palace, Russia taken before the Second World War