Il n'y a pour l'instant aucun commentaire client. ),, Regalia on display at the Kremlin Armoury, Faberge's Miniatures of the Imperial Regalia, Kamelaukion of Frederick II or Constance of Sicily, Reliquary Crown of Charlemagne (14th century), Crown of Blanche of Valois (Bohemian lands), Crown of Sri Vikrama Rajasinha of Sri Lanka, Silver crown of Emperor Tewodros (Ethiopia), In 2015, it was auctioned for 1 billion rubles ($15 million at the then exchange rate), but no buyer was found. Not in vain was it the symbol of the coronation of many czars throughout the history of the monarchy in that country. Les membres Amazon Prime profitent de la livraison accélérée gratuite sur des millions d’articles, d’un accès à des milliers de films et séries sur Prime Video, et de nombreux autres avantages. ‘No’, said one of the workmen, ‘5 pounds at most – try it,’ and placed it straight away on my head. The experts advised against selling such pieces as the crown, orb and sceptre, arguing that they were unlikely to attract their historic worth. So impressive its value is that after the October Revolution the crown was used as a guarantee of a loan granted to Russia by Ireland. This procession commenced at the Red Porch and ended at the church doors, where the presiding prelate and other bishops blessed the Tsar and his consort with holy water and offered them the Holy Cross to kiss. Further prayers and litanies were read, then the Emperor was anointed just prior to reception of Holy Communion during the Divine Liturgy. It was used at every subsequent coronation until that of Nicholas II in 1896 and was last in imperial period at the State Opening of the Duma in 1906. [9] This spinel, in turn, is surmounted by a cross of five diamonds, representing the Christian faith of the Sovereign, the God-given power of the monarchy and the supremacy of the divine order over earthly power. Around 1934, on the personal orders of Stalin, the sale of the imperial jewels was halted – but only because it was harming the party’s reputation, not because the communists held the now partially intact crown in any great esteem. The Imperial Crown of Russia, also known as the Great Imperial Crown, is the crown that was used by the Emperors of Russia until the monarchy's abolition in 1917. The last emperor to rule in Russia, Nicholas II was the first and only monarch to be presented with such a monumental coronation gift. Change ). In 1719, Tsar Peter I the Great founded the earliest version of what is now known as the Russian Federation's State Diamond Fund. Further prayers and blessings concluded the service, which was followed by a special feast held in the Kremlin's Palace of Facets. Following this, the Imperial regalia were brought from the Kremlin armory into the Tsar's Kremlin palace, where they would accompany the new emperor on his procession to the Dormition Cathedral on the morning of his coronation. Most English definitions are provided by WordNet . The work is now in the collection of the Hermitage Museum. Following the tradition of the Byzantine Emperors, the Tsar of Russia placed the crown upon his own head. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account.