Diamond Fund (Almazny Fond)

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Cultural-Historical, Museum

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The most ostentatious of the Russian imperial jewels is seen in the Diamond Fund. They were initially located in a small space in St Petersburg's Winter Palace. The set contains the 1762 Coronation Crown of Catherine the Greats. The 190-karat Orlov Diamond weighs 3.6 kilograms and is one of the world's largest gold nuggets. For special occasions only, the Diamond Fund is open to the public.

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