Modern Russian Romanov Eagle Pendant on Chain by Marie Betteley
A Russian Imperial Eagle Pendant inspired by the official Romanov Imperial Warrant in gilded silver. A faithful rendition of Imperial Russia’s most enduring symbol, this version of the eagle was introduced under Tsar Alexander III (1881-94). The emblem was used by Fabergé and Imperial jewellers to denote important presentation gifts by order of the Russian court. On a gilded silver chain.
Designed by Marie Betteley, 2005
The eagle-2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) long, including suspension ring; 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm) wide; the chain-26 in. (66 cm.) long.