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Imperial Order of St. Alexander Nevsky

Unknown1725/1884

The Friends of Iolani Palace

The Friends of Iolani Palace
Honolulu, United States

Russian Imperial Order of St. Alexander Nevsky with 19th century round mine cut diamonds and tips of star of rose cut diamonds. Total carats: 16.6 ct. Total number of diamonds: 609

The order was presented by Captain Hiltebrant of the H.I.R.M. "Razboynik" in the name of Tsar Alexander III on January 21, 1884 as a reciprocal gift for the Royal Order of Kamehameha I and collar that King Kalakaua had gifted.

Details

  • Title: Imperial Order of St. Alexander Nevsky
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1725/1884
  • Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Original Language: Russian
  • Provenance: Gift from the Collection of Princess Regina Wahiikaahuula Kawananakoa to The Friends of Iolani Palace in 2018. Donor is the great great grand niece of King Kalakaua and Queen Kapiolani.
  • Subject Keywords: Iolani Palace, King Kalakaua, Tsar Alexander III, Royal Order of St. Alexander Nevsky
  • Type: Medal
  • Medium: metal, diamond

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