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Asked in History of Russia, The Romanovs
Who crafted jewelry in the form of eggs for Nicholas II and his family?
I believe it was Carl Faberge, of the House of Faberge, who made these "Faberge eggs" as they are usually called. See the Related Link below for the Wikipedia entry on the Faberge eggs. ...
Asked in Art Collecting, Artists and Painters
Was the creator of the jewelled Faberge egg Russian?
Yes. For more info about the Faberge Eggs, see the Related Link below.
Asked in Faberge Eggs
What happens during the making of faberge eggs?
Faberge eggs are essentially 'dioramas' -- three-dimensional miniatures made from metal and set with precious stones. Faberge was the court jeweler to the Czar of the Russian Empire. Extensive planning and drawing precedes any fabrication, then the process of fashioning the metal, applying any enamel and setting jewels into the 'structure' ensues. You can read more, below. ...
Asked in Faberge Eggs, Franklin Mint
How much is a Fabrege egg with built in music box bought from Franklin Mint in 1988 worth?
Now, if you are certain that it is a real Faberge egg, than it should be worth between $4,000 to $75,000.Is excellent for investment Answer I sell four eggs of Faberge by Franklin Mint that only the real one with 24k gold,enamel,pearl and hand decorations for 25000 in December and was easy because Faberge Eggs by Franklin mint dont make more and they have only the authorization to make by the House of Faberge. I am looking for Eggs Limited edition Answer What you are...
Asked in Easter
Who made the famous Easter eggs for the Russian royal family?
The man named Peter Carl Faberge - go Google :)
Who was the famous jeweler to the Russian court who made exotic Easter eggs?
That would be the most famous jeweler of all time, Karl Faberge.
What are Faberge eggs made of?
It is an interesting fact that Faberge eggs are made of gold, enamel, and precious gems inside. Originally, it was a closely guarded secret. Inside, each contained a surprise. Each egg was a masterpiece. In 1891, for example, Fabergé presented the Azova egg, carved from a solid piece of green jasper and covered with gold and diamond scrollwork in Louis XV style. ...
Asked in Faberge Eggs
What is the cost of The Imperial Russian Bouquet by Carl Faberge?
what is the cost for an imperial russian bouquet by carl faberge 1978
Asked in The Romanovs
Who was the court jeweller of the Russian Romanov dynasty at it's end?
Peter Carl Faberge, was the official Imperial purveyor of jewels to the House of Romanov. Faberge, was commissioned by Tsar Alexander III to design a jeweled Easter egg for his Empress; Marie Feodorovna in 1892. Nicholas II continued the tradition upon his accession, giving his mother the dowager Empress Marie and his wife, Tsarina Alexandra each a Faberge egg every Easter. The design was left entirely up to Faberge and his craftsmen. Each one a masterpiece of "subtlety, elegance and restraint". Of...
Asked in Russia, Faberge Eggs
Why are Faberge Eggs important to Russian culture?
They were important because they set traditions of re-revolutionary war. They were also icons that lived on until this day and are priceless to the russian people. ...