The Amber Room in the Catherine Palace of Tsarskoye Selo near Saint Petersburg is a complete chamber decoration of amber panels backed with gold leaf and mirrors.
The Amber Room.
Of course, lots of amber couldn’t just melt. Many researchers believe that it was stolen then hidden somewhere or even sold to private collections. Some of them even say that Joseph Stalin had another Amber Room and installed fake panels at the palace, from where Germans took them. Some parts of the Room were found in Germany, but the seller didn’t know the origin of the item, as he inherited it from his father, a soldier.
The Amber Room, Russia. Or the Amber Chamber - Regarded as the wonder of the world before it was pillaged by Nazi's. Restored in
Amber Room: Catherine the great
This art piece was one of the most precious items in the emperor collection. Germans believed that it was totally theirs and yet before WWII began, Hitler aimed at and stole the Amber Room contents as well as many other art treasures.
(stolen - p.) The Amber Room, Catherine Palace, Russia consisted of thousands of panels of Baltic Amber set with diamonds and other presious gems backed with gold. The panels were stolen by the Nazis in and to this day have never been found
The Hermitage Museum, formerly the Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia Venez profitez de la Réunion !