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Princess Dagmar of Denmark on her wedding day to Tsar Alexander III, becoming Maria Feodorovna, Empress of all the Russias, 1866.

Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia wearing a royal tiara and much of the jewelry owned by the Romanov family.

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6 June 1872 – the birth date of Alix of Hesse and by Rhine, granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, and wife of Nicholas II.

Empress Maria Fyodorovna Romanova of Russia, consort of Tsar Alexander III., mother of Nicholas II.

Empress Dagmar-Maria Feordorovna Diamond Kokoshnik Fringe Tiara, inspiration for the Russian Kokoshnik Tiara presented to Princess Alexandra of UK.

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Anna Karabo Mots’oeneng, later Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso, on her wedding day with King Letsie III, February 2000 in the Lesotho Capital of Maseru

Tsaritsa Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia (1872-1918) née Her Grand Ducal Highness Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine

HIM Tsaritsa Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia née Her Grand Ducal Highness Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine ---beautiful color edit of this old photo. It really shows off her gown and the massive Romanov Pearl Drop Tiara

Marie Feodorevna Empress of Russia.  Look at the size of the diamonds in the bottom two rows!

Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia, nee Princess Dagmar of Denmark Empress Maria was of course the mother of the last Czar, Nicholas II of Russia.

Princess Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah, daughter of Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, married with week-long festivities (and multiple tiaras) in September 2012. Her jewelery collection must be crazy!

Princess Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah, daughter of Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, married with week-long festivities (and multiple tiaras) in September of Brunei Diamond curl with heart on top tiara

Grand Duchess Elisaveta Fyodorovna Romanova of Russia (nee Princess Elisabeth of Hesse) with one of her ladies-in-waiting

Grand Duchess Elisaveta Fyodorovna Romanova of Russia (nee Princess Elisabeth of Hesse) with one of her ladies-in-waiting. Originally black and white photo coloured by me.

Empress Marie Feodorovna. Princess Dagmar first entered the world of Russian royalty through her engagement to the Russian heir, Grand Duke Nicholas Alexandrovich. But tragedy struck Dagmar when the Tsarevich suddenly fell sick and died in 1865. Dagmar then got engaged to his younger brother, the Grand Duke Alexander – the future Tsar Alexander III of Russia

Born as Princess Marie Sofie Frederikke Dagmar 1847 ~ Empress Maria Feodorovna was the mother of Tsar Nicholas II. Empress Maria Feodorovna was the best dressed woman of her time, without doubt!

Above: Small imperial crown of Russia. Image via Elena Horvathova on LiveJournal (http://eho-2013.livejournal.com/62382.html). Set entirely in diamonds, the crown is now housed at the Moscow Kremlin as part of the Diamond Fund. There used to be two such crowns in the collection, but one was sold after the Russian revolution. Below: Photograph of Maria Feodorovna, Dowager Empress of Russia, wearing the small imperial crown, 1898. Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016.

Above: Small imperial crown of Russia. Image via Elena Horvathova on LiveJournal (http://eho-2013.livejournal.com/62382.html). Set entirely in diamonds, the crown is now housed at the Moscow Kremlin as part of the Diamond Fund. There used to be two such crowns in the collection, but one was sold after the Russian revolution. Below: Photograph of Maria Feodorovna, Dowager Empress of Russia, wearing the small imperial crown, 1898. Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016.

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