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Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus. Hryvnia. The second half of the 11th century, Gold. The State Russian Museum, Moscow. Presumably belonged to Prince Vladimir of Kiev II Monomakh. On the front side - the Archangel Michael on the back - the gorgon.

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus

Hryvnia. The second half of the 11th century, Gold. The State Russian Museum, Moscow. Presumably belonged to Prince Vladimir of Kiev II Monomakh. On the front side – the Archangel Michael on the back – the gorgon.

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus. The collection of Russian gold and silverware is one of the main collections of Moscow Kremlin Museums. It includes jewelry works of XII to XX centuries, made basically of precious metals and stones, and numbers about 13200 exhibits. The collection with its variety and excellent artistic merits gives an opportunity to trace the development of the Russian jewelry art for a period of more than eight centuries. It helps to learn different types of articles and ways of adorning items made of precious metals, to trace the stylistic evolution of jewelry works. A lot of the collection monuments are memorial, linked to eminent statesmen, historical figures and important historical events.

Crown with a salary of icon "Our Lady of Bogolyubskaya." fragment. Late 14th - early 15th century. Gold, precious stones, pearls, filigree, granulation. The height of wave 11.5 cm, width 8 cm wave. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve "Moscow Kremlin". Armory, Moscow.

Crown

Crown with a salary of icon “Our Lady of Bogolyubskaya.” fragment. Late 14th – early 15th century. Gold, precious stones, pearls, filigree, granulation. The height of wave 11.5 cm, width 8 cm wave. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve “Moscow Kremlin”. Armory, Moscow.

Bracelet, 4 - 5th century. Gold, glass, weaving, molding, length 22 cm. State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin, Moscow. Found in 1927 in Kursk region, the upper reaches of the Sunzha, in the rich burial.

Bracelet

Bracelet, 4 – 5th century. Gold, glass, weaving, molding, length 22 cm. State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin, Moscow. Found in 1927 in Kursk region, the upper reaches of the Sunzha, in the rich burial.

Reliquary 1589. Gold, precious stones, pearls, chasing, niello, casting. Height 11.8 cm, width 6.5 cm. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve "Moscow Kremlin". Armory, Moscow

Reliquary 1589

Gold, precious stones, pearls, chasing, niello, casting. Height 11.8 cm, width 6.5 cm. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve “Moscow Kremlin”. Armory, Moscow

Colt, 12th century. Gold, pearls, precious stones, enamel, filigree, granulation. Diameter of 12.5 cm. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve "Moscow Kremlin".

Colt

Colt, 12th century. Gold, pearls, precious stones, enamel, filigree, granulation. Diameter of 12.5 cm. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve “Moscow Kremlin”.

Charms, 12 - 13 century. Gold, embossing, filigree, granulation, enamel. Height 4.0 cm, width 2.3 cm, length 2.3 cm. State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin

Charms

Charms, 12 – 13 century. Gold, embossing, filigree, granulation, enamel. Height 4.0 cm, width 2.3 cm, length 2.3 cm. State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin

Temporal rings,12th century. Gold, embossing, filigree, granulation. 4.3 x 4.3 cm. State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin. One of the most common types of female ornaments, which were attached to the headdress. Dates back to ancient Slavic culture VII - VIII centuries

Temporal rings, 12th century

Temporal rings, 12th century. Gold, embossing, filigree, granulation. 4.3 x 4.3 cm. State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin. One of the most common types of female ornaments, which were attached to the headdress. Dates back to ancient Slavic culture VII – VIII centuries

Cross, 13 - 14 century. Silver, filigree. The Armoury, Moscow

Cross, 13 – 14 century. Silver, filigree. The Armoury, Moscow

Earrings, 17th Century. Silver, pearls, pearl, glass, foundry. Length of 5.3 cm. Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg

Earrings

Earrings, 17th Century. Silver, pearls, pearl, glass, foundry. Length of 5.3 cm. Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg

The chain. Fragment, 18 - 19 century. Silver, casting, enamel. Length of 80.0 cm. Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg

The chain

Chain. Fragment, 18 – 19 century. Silver, casting, enamel. Length of 80.0 cm. Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus

Crown of Kazan

Crown of Kazan, Mid-16th Century. Gold, precious stones, furs, casting, engraving, carving, black. Height 24.8 cm, circumference 65 cm. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve “Moscow Kremlin”. Armory, Moscow

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus

Cap of Monomakh

Cap of Monomakh. Late 13th – early 14th century. Gold, silver, precious stones, pearls, fur, filigree, granulation, casting, chasing, engraving. Height 18.6 cm, circumference 61 cm. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve “Moscow Kremlin”.

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus

Cap of Monomakh

“Cap of Monomakh second set”. 1682, Gold, precious stones, pearls, fur, casting, engraving, carving, Height 20.3 cm circumference 61 cm. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve “Moscow Kremlin”. Belonged to Peter Alekseevich. Of the workshop of the Moscow Kremlin

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus

Cross

Cross. Late 17th century. Gold, precious stones, casting, engraving, carving, enamel Height 15.6 cm, width 10.7 cm. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve “Moscow Kremlin”. Belonged to Peter Alekseevich. Of the workshop of the Moscow Kremlin

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus

Tsata

Tsata with three pendants. Late 14th – early 15th century. Gold, sapphires, emeralds, tourmaline, almandine, pearl, chasing, filigree, 7.5 x 1.7 cm. State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin

Earrings 17th Century. Silver, glass, and granulation. Length of 4.5 cm. Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg

Earrings 17th Century. Silver, glass, and granulation. Length of 4.5 cm. Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg

Bracelet Late 12th - early 13th century. The gold embossing, filigree. Length of 6.3 cm, width - 2.1 cm. State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin

Bracelet Late 12th – early 13th century. The gold embossing, filigree. Length of 6.3 cm, width – 2.1 cm. State Museums of the Moscow Kremlin

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus

Panagia, 16th Century. Sardonyx, gold, precious stones, pearls, carving, enamel, filigree, Height 16 cm, width 12 cm. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve “Moscow Kremlin”

Earrings, 17th Century. Silver, glass, stamp. Length of 4.5 cm. Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg

Earrings, 17th Century. Silver, glass, stamp. Length of 4.5 cm. Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus

“Great outfit.”

Orb and scepter. Fragment. The end of the 16th century, about 1600. Gold, precious stones, pearls, fur, armor, embossing, engraving, carving, kanfarenie. height 42.4 cm, circumference 66.5. Scepter: height 70.5 cm, the minimum diameter of 17, the maximum diameter of 25 cm. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve “Moscow Kremlin”.

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus

The chain. Fragment. 18 – 19 century, Silver, casting, enamel. Length of 80.0 cm. Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg

Salary icons, 1560. Gold, enamel, filigree. The Armory

Salary icons, 1560. Gold, enamel, filigree. The Armory

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus

Diamond Crown

Diamond Crown, 1682 – 1684. Gold, silver, precious stones, furs, molding, embossing, enamel. Height 28.3 cm circumference of 65 cm. State Historical and Cultural Museum-Preserve “Moscow Kremlin”. Belonged to Peter Alekseevich. Of the workshop of the Moscow Kremlin.

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus

Gold plate

Ryazan, XIIth century. Gold, precious stones, pearls; cloisonne enamel, filigree, seeds of gold. Diameter 12 cm. From the basic Armory collection. From the treasure-trove discovered near the town of Old Ryazan in 1822.

Jewelled Arts of Ancient Rus