Definitions for "Amber room"
Keywords:  palace, russian, tsarskoe, selo, czar
A room formerly in the Czar's Summer Palace in Russia, which was richly decorated with walls and fixtures made from amber. The amber was removed by occupying German troops during the Second World War and has, as of 1997, never been recovered. The room is being recreated from old photographs by Russian artisans.
The original Amber Room (Russian Янтарная комната, ) in the Catherine Palace of Tsarskoe Selo near Saint Petersburg was a complete chamber decoration of amber panels backed with gold leaf and mirrors. Due to its singular beauty, it was sometimes dubbed the "Eighth Wonder of the World".