D OUBLE EAGLE From the 1600s until 1935 the tower was crowned with a gilded double-headed eagle. Eagle replaced frequently. Perhaps the first eagle was made entirely of wood
S EMIPRECIOUS STAR In August 1935 it was decided to replace the eagle on the five-pointed star with hammer and sickle. Sketches stars devised academician Fedor Fedorov. The first star are made of high-alloy stainless steel and copper red. In the middle of each star Ural semi-precious stones has been laid out the hammer and sickle, covered with gold.
G LOWING STAR However, the first star quickly faded under the influence of precipitation. In addition, they looked pretty ridiculous in the overall composition of the Kremlin, were bulky and heavily disturbed architectural ensemble. In May 1937, it was decided to replace the Star Ruby and glowing. A new star has earned 2 November 1937.