Faberge's Eggs: The Extraordinary Story of the Masterpieces That Outlived an Empire

Faberge's Eggs: The Extraordinary Story of the Masterpieces

In Stradivari’s Genius, Toby Faber charted the fascinating course of some of the world’s most prized musical instruments. Now, in this enthralling new book, he tells the story of objects that are, to many, the pinnacle of the jeweler’s art: the Fabergé imperial eggs.The Easter presents that Russia’s last two czars gave to their czarinas have become synonymous with privilege, beauty, and an almost provocative uselessness. They are perhaps the most redolent symbols of the old empire’s phenomenal craftsmanship, of the decadence of its court, and of the upheavals that brought about its inevitable downfall. Fabergé’s Eggs is the first book to recount the remarkable story of these masterpieces, taking us from the circumstances that inspired each egg’s design, through their disappearance in the trauma of revolution, to their eventual reemergence in the global marketplace.In 1885, Carl Fabergé created a seemingly plain white egg for Czar Alexander III to give to his beloved wife, Marie Fedorovna. It was the surprises hidden inside that made it special: a diamond miniature of the Imperial crown and a ruby pendant. This gift began a tradition that would last for more than three decades: lavishly extravagant eggs commemorating public events that, in retrospect, seem little ...


Faberge Eggs: Masterpieces from Czarist Russia

Faberge Eggs: Masterpieces from Czarist

Featuring forty-eight magnificent close-up views of each piece, a collection of stunning photographs and informative essays shows the variety of original variations of the "shells" of the Faberge+a7 eggs, as well as the delightful surprises hidden inside.

  • Brand: Brand: Hugh Lauter Levin
  • ASIN: 0883630907

YU FENG Vintage Peacock Metal Crafts Purple Faberge Russia Eggs Figurine Jewelry Trinket Box Easter Jewelry Display

YU FENG Vintage Peacock Metal Crafts Purple Faberge

A package includes 1pcs jewelry Trinket box,1pcs H&D logo When you receive your items,if you have any problem or idea,please feel free to contact us Usually ,we will ship them via EUB When your consumption amount is more than $50 at our store,we will send them via express If you want to send them via express ,but your consumption amount is less than $50,please contact us,you need to pay extra freight

  • Color: Peacock
  • Brand: YU FENG
  • ASIN: B01N05KZZV
  • UPC: 756910821494

Swarovski Crystals Ornamental Bay Tree Green Large Gold Plated Faberge Style Musical Egg Box Figurine Limited Edition Collectible Faberge Reproduction

Swarovski Crystals Ornamental Bay Tree Green Large Gold

  • Color: Multi
  • Brand: AKM
  • ASIN: B00K58BO4S

Fabergé Rediscovered (Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens)

Fabergé Rediscovered (Hillwood Estate, Museum &

The firm of Fabergé, jeweler to the Russian court, was founded in St. Petersburg in 1842. Expanded by the founder’s son, Peter Carl Fabergé (1846–1920), the firm became one of the most famous jewelers of the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. Major American collectors, such as Marjorie Merriweather Post, played a significant role in Fabergé’s success after the fall of the imperial regime, and her mansion at Hillwood in Washington, DC now has a collection of about ninety pieces, including two imperial Easter eggs, various works of art of imperial provenance, silver, jewelry, hardstone, and religious items.Recent research on Fabergé, revelations from the Russian public archives, and the discovery of objects thought to be lost have brought to light new information about Fabergé’s career and his creations, including material on several of Hillwood’s Fabergé items.With fabulous new photography, exquisite works of art, and illuminating focus spreads by Fabergé experts, this new volume presents the firm in the broader history of nineteenth to twentieth century jewelry and goldsmithing, documents new attributions and provenances, and examines our continuing fascination with Fabergé’s remarkable work.

  • ASIN: 1911282166

RARE Egg Faberge style egg GOLD Ornate ring box/HANDMADE UNIQUE HANDMADE Egg jewel box Russian style egg/Wedding Egg Russia Faberge style MASTERPIECE Faberge style musical jewelry box Handmade

RARE Egg Faberge style egg GOLD Ornate ring

ITEM DETAILS -GOLD the color that is associated with wealth, grandeur, prosperity, as well as sparkle, glitz, and glamour. -Royal Princess Wedding carriage 15cm width x 11cm height x 6cm depth -Collector's item . -Musical Faberge style egg carriage. -Hand embellished with 24K gold. -Hand decorated with bohemian diamond crystals & gems. -FREE TNT EXPRESS DELIVERY FROM CYPRUS (E.U)TO YOUR DOOR -Original La Crown Regal Collection Faberge style eggs. -Authentic goose egg hand decorated by our master jewellers. -Royal jeweled crown hand decorated by our master jewellers- -Please zoom in the picture to see the detail of this hand made a masterpiece. -Ready to Express ship immediately. -Each item comes secured in a luxury gift box. -Unique display piece or collector's item - ONLY 2 MADE RARE PIECE -A remarkable hand decorated gift for a loved one on a truly momentous occasion. -Rest assured of your products authenticity and quality with the included La Crown Regal Collection authenticity card enclosed. Thank you for checking out our store

  • Color: gold
  • ASIN: B07S7VWNH1

Egg & Spoon

Egg &

In this tour de force, master storyteller Gregory Maguire offers a dazzling novel for fantasy lovers of all ages.Elena Rudina lives in the impoverished Russian countryside. Her father has been dead for years. One of her brothers has been conscripted into the Tsar’s army, the other taken as a servant in the house of the local landowner. Her mother is dying, slowly, in their tiny cabin. And there is no food. But then a train arrives in the village, a train carrying untold wealth, a cornucopia of food, and a noble family destined to visit the Tsar in Saint Petersburg — a family that includes Ekaterina, a girl of Elena’s age. When the two girls’ lives collide, an adventure is set in motion, an escapade that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and — in a starring role only Gregory Maguire could have conjured — Baba Yaga, witch of Russian folklore, in her ambulatory house perched on chicken legs.


Faberge Eggs : A Book of Ornaments

Faberge Eggs : A Book of

Beautifully reproduced on sturdy cardboard in this accordian-style book are five of the exquisite Imperial Easter Eggs designed by Russian jeweler nd goldsmith Peter Carl Faberge (1846-1920) for tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II. Simply press out the ornaments from the book to use with the enclosed gold cord as Easter-time decorations to trim your Christmas tree. Afterwards, simply press back in the book to save and protect.

  • Brand: Brand: H.N. Abrams in association with Forbes
  • ASIN: 0810933365

Biography Peter The Great , Biography Vladimir Lenin , The Czar's Faberge Eggs : Russian 3 Pack Collection

Biography Peter The Great , Biography Vladimir Lenin

dvd set

  • ASIN: B0032R003K

Faberge the Imperial Eggs

Faberge the Imperial

Softcover book. Faberge eggs in beautiful full color.

  • Brand: Brand: San Diego Museum of Art
  • ASIN: 093710809X
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