Category Archives: Famous Pearls

The Putilov Pearl Brooch

Origin of Name The Putilov Pearl Brooch gets its name from Alexey Ivanovich Putilov (1866, Russia – 1940, Paris), the Russian financier, banker, entrepreneur and industrialist, or borrowing a term from the Marxist Philosophy, a prominent member of the bourgeoisie or capitalist class of pre-socialist Russia, with close connections to the aristocratic class, whose members […]