Young Catherine (the Great) soon after the arrival to Russia, by Louis Caravaque.
Coronation gown of Catherine the Great
A CARVED EMERALD AND DIAMOND PENDANT. Set with a rectangular-cut emerald intaglio, depicting Catherine The Great of Russia in profile, to the old-cut diamond frame and top, 4.5 cm, in black suede fitted case
Part of the Romanov Jewels is this remarkable pink Tourmaline Pendant, known as "Caesar's Ruby". It is said that it was a gift from King Gustavus III of Sweden to Catherine the Great of Russia in the 18th century. It was mounted in Western Europe in the 17th Century, and is now part of the State Diamond Fund of the Russian Federation.
A snuff box with the monogram of either Catherine the Great or the Empress Yelisaveta of Russia.
Peter the Great and Catherine the Great two of the most interesting of the Russian Tzars.
monogrammed ring of catherine II of russia, st. petersburg, circa 1770
Romanov Birthdays → Originally a minor German princess destined to be only a consort of a Russian Emperor, no one knew Catherine would become Russia's ruler in her own right. The period of Catherine the Great’s rule, the Catherinian Era, is often considered the Golden Age of the Russian Empire and the Russian nobility. Catherine was born as Princess Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg on 2 May 1729