Born Peter Carl Fabergé in 1846, he would become the most famous goldsmith of his time. Son of jeweler Gustav Fabergé, owner of a small silver and jewelry shop in St. Petersburg, he rose to prominence during the late 1880s, expanding to Paris. After the revolution this is where he settled and continued to make his beautiful gems for many years.
La fabuleuse histoire des OEUFS DE FABERGE offert par le TSAR Nicolas II à sa femme l'Impératrice Alexandra Feodorovna - CHEZ FLO...
Fabergé-style Easter Egg by Keren Kopal Swarovski Crystal Jewelry Box Music Box (NOT an Imperial egg!)
Faberge Imperial Easter Egg; The Azova. Carved from a solid piece of jasper, is decorated in the Louis XV style with gold flowers, rococo scrolls & diamonds. The gold bezel clasp is set with a ruby & 2 diamonds. The surprise contained within is a replica of the Imperial cruiser Pamiat Azova, executed in platinum, red & yellow gold with small diamonds for windows, set on aquamarine representing the water. The name "Azov" appears on the ship's side. c. 1891.