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State Stone-cutting and Jewelry History museum


Phone: (343) 371-24-62, 371-00-82

Address: 620075, Sverdlovsk region,

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Internet:
    www.russianmuseums.info/M2742 - official web page
    State Stone-cutting and Jewelry History museum - W130, official web site www.stone-cutting.e-burg.ru/

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Description:
    State Stone-cutting and Jewelry History museum was founded in 1992. It is located at the historical centre of Yekaterinburg - in the building of a former mining drugstore - an architectural monument of early XIX century. Bowels of the earth at the Urals are rich with minerals so stone-cutting and jewelry was wide development in the region. At the museum's exposition everybody can see the unique mineralogical exhibits emerald pieces of ore - "Zvezdar'", "New Year's", "Alexandrov's Demantoid", malachite piece of ore.

    The oldest exhibits (XVIII century) were made at the Yekaterinburg Imperial lapidary factory. The unique objects made from malachite, jasper and marble are exhibited. Also visitors can see a 1.5 -meters vase made from Kalkansk jasper.

    In the "golden stockroom" visitors can observe materials and marble are exhibited on jewelry art history of the Urals region^ silver and golden objects of different styles - from Baroque and Rococo of the XVIII century - till the modernist style of the beginning of the XX century.

    Modern jewelry art of the Urals is represented by the works of L. Ustiatsev, V. Hramtsov, L. Lesik, V. Vetrov, V. Ustuzhanin, N. Kuznetsova and V. Denisov. Special excursion "Fairy World of the Stones" is available for the children.



Next to the museum there are:
    hotels and restaurants


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Administrative phone:
    (343) 371-13-17, Fax: (343) 371-13-17



Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 10.09.1992
    opened: 01.02.1993

Organisation status:
   State Russia

Organization form:
   non-for-profit

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific

Classification:
    Historical,Painting art


Squares:
    permament show rooms 691,2м2
    temporary exhibitions 96,6м2
    museum's store 90,8м2
    museum's parks 0,3га

Employee number:
    36 (curators: 8)

Average visitors per year:
    40000


Specific departments:
    archive

Collections volume:
    13217, rare collection's items: 10676



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