THE ROMANOVS RESIDENCES ~ Amber Room of the residence of Empress Catherine II in Pushkin Tsarskoye Selo, the 18th century

THE ROMANOVS RESIDENCES ~ Amber Room of the residence of Empress Catherine II in Pushkin Tsarskoye Selo, the 18th century

The Amber Room, Catherine Palace in St Petersburg

Top Ten Most Valuable Art Works Missing From the Second World War

The Amber Room, Catherine Palace, Russia consisted of thousands of panels of Baltic Amber set with diamonds and other precious gems backed with gold. The panels were stolen by the Nazis in WW2

The Amber Room, Catherine Palace, Russia consisted of thousands of panels of Baltic Amber set with diamonds and other precious gems backed with gold. The panels were stolen by the Nazis in WW2

The Amber Room in the Ekaterininsky palace in the city of Tsarskoe Selo near St. Petersburg, Russia

The Amber Room in the Ekaterininsky palace in the city of Tsarskoe Selo near St. Petersburg, Russia

The only color picture of the original Amber Room, dated 1930 The Amber Room in the Catherine Palace of Tsarskoye Selo near Saint Petersburg

The only color picture of the original Amber Room, dated 1930 The Amber Room in the Catherine Palace of Tsarskoye Selo near Saint Petersburg

The Amber Room. Catherine Palace, Tsarskoe Selo, Russia.

The Amber Room. Catherine Palace, Tsarskoe Selo, Russia.

The Amber Room was designed in a baroque style by German sculptor Andreas Schlüter. Originally installed at Charlottenburg Palace for Prussian King Frederick William I, in 1716 this incredible work of art was gifted to Russian King Peter I to cement the Prussian/Russian alliance against Sweden.

The Amber Room was designed in a baroque style by German sculptor Andreas Schlüter. Originally installed at Charlottenburg Palace for Prussian King Frederick William I, in 1716 this incredible work of art was gifted to Russian King Peter I to cement the Prussian/Russian alliance against Sweden.

8.  Then, aside from that, was taked 18 lorries to the most valuable furniture and others works of art, and first of all pictures  in Kenigsberg for their best " safety" .

8. Then, aside from that, was taked 18 lorries to the most valuable furniture and others works of art, and first of all pictures in Kenigsberg for their best " safety" .

Reconstruction of the Amber Room.  This place is amazing. The walls and patterns are made with amber of various colors.  Well worth a visit if you are ever in St. Petersburg.

Reconstruction of the Amber Room. This place is amazing. The walls and patterns are made with amber of various colors. Well worth a visit if you are ever in St. Petersburg.

The amber room, Catherine's palace, Russia

The amber room, Catherine's palace, Russia

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