Chanel Russian collection. The Sarafane necklace and earrings are inspired by Russian embroidery that Chanel used to decorate models from her collections. The design in the form of camellias made of diamonds and pearls, as if descended from embroidered Russian sundresses, frames an absolutely colorless and without internal inclusions striking central round-cut diamond weighing 10.18 carats.

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Fedor Reshetnikov. Fedor Reshetnikov/ FOR PEACE! (1952) - by F. P. Reshetnikov

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Attacks on the painting by I. Repin

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Museum-apartment of Isaac Brodsky in St. Petersburg. Self-portrait of Isaac Brodsky, 1914

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Alexander Vasilievich Kuprin 1880-1960 Self portrait

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Victor Tsyplakov. Painting Georgy Nyssa, 1978

Georgy Grigorievich Nissky is a brilliant landscape painter of the Soviet era. The works of Georgy Nissky associated with the railway theme, the image of the sea element….

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