The Concise History of Fabergé Eggs

The Concise History of Fabergé Eggs

Fabergé egg - The most famous of the eggs are the ones made for the Russian Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II as Easter gifts for their wives and mothers, often called the 'Imperial' Fabergé eggs. About 50 eggs were made, and 42 have survived.

Russia: Faberge, iconic artist jeweller, created exceptional #jewellery, watches and accessories. View the Egg with Horse Carousel here. #onthego

Russia: Faberge, iconic artist jeweller, created exceptional #jewellery, watches and accessories. View the Egg with Horse Carousel here. #onthego

Faberge unveils first Imperial egg in 99 years | Lifestyle | GMA News Online (2-24-15)

Faberge unveils first Imperial egg in 99 years

Un huevo de Fabergé es una de las sesenta y nueve joyas creadas por Carl Faberge y sus artesanos de la empresa Fabergé para los zares de Rusia, así como para algunos miembros de la nobleza y la burguesía industrial y financiera, entre los años 1885 y 1917. Los huevos se consideran obras maestras del arte de la joyería.

Un huevo de Fabergé es una de las sesenta y nueve joyas creadas por Carl Faberge y sus artesanos de la empresa Fabergé para los zares de Rusia, así como para algunos miembros de la nobleza y la burguesía industrial y financiera, entre los años 1885 y 1917. Los huevos se consideran obras maestras del arte de la joyería.

"Lilies of the Valley Egg" ~ 1898. Saw it at Replacements Limited, which is like a palace of pretty shiny things.

Fabergé eggs synonymous with excess, perfectionism

"Lilies of the Valley Egg" ~ 1898. Saw it at Replacements Limited, which is like a palace of pretty shiny things.

Egg created by Beth Katleman for the 2014 Fabergé big-egg hunt. Made of "over 600 handmade porcelain flowers, pearls, bunnies and cast flea-market treasures." "I’ve always loved the fancy sugar Easter eggs with little bunnies inside," Katleman said.

Fabergé Big-Egg Hunt

Egg created by Beth Katleman for the 2014 Fabergé big-egg hunt. Made of "over 600 handmade porcelain flowers, pearls, bunnies and cast flea-market treasures." "I’ve always loved the fancy sugar Easter eggs with little bunnies inside," Katleman said.

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