166 years ago Carl Fabergé was born. He is a creator of famous Fabergé eggs, which are the passion for many collectors till nowadays. Find an amazing collection of the #Fabergé eggs on Depositphotos: http://depositphotos.com/search/faberge.html
The Rosebud egg is a jewelled enameled Easter egg made by Michael Perchin under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé in 1895. The egg opens like a bonbonnière to reveal a yellow-enamelled rosebud, in which the two surprises were originally contained. The surprises are missing, but they were a golden crown, with diamonds and rubies, and cabochon ruby pendant.
1914 - Mosaic egg The egg was made for Nicholas II of Russia, who present it to his wife, the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna on Easter 1914. On 22 May 1933 it was purchased from Cameo Corner, London by King George V for 250 pounds "half cost", likely as a gift for Queen Mary of Teck's birthday.
The Kelch Bonbonniere Faberge Egg: Every year from 1898 until 1904 Alexander Kelch ordered an Easter egg from Faberg, modeled on the Imperial series, as a present for his wife, who no doubt also paid for them. No doubt, too, that the Kelch eggs cost them considerably more than those made for the Imperial family, given the parsimony of the Romanovs and the generosity of the nouveaux riches. The seven Kelch eggs are as fine, if not even more sumptuous, than those in the Imperial ser
CHRIST emerging from silver filigree egg - Image detail for -386627 04: A Faberge Egg from the Kremlin Museum collection in Moscow, Russia, March 2001. The eggs were first designed in 1884 by the artist Peter Carl Faberge who gave one to a Russian czar who then gave it to his wife as an Easter gift. The wife loved it so much that she ordered them to be made each year for Easter. Faberge's primary source of inspiration for the designs came from historical artworks...