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Noun1.Peter Carl Faberge - Russian goldsmith noted for creating a series of jeweled and enameled Easter eggs for European royalty (1846-1920)Peter Carl Faberge - Russian goldsmith noted for creating a series of jeweled and enameled Easter eggs for European royalty (1846-1920)
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The brand was founded in 1842 and has been popular in the jewellery industry since Peter Carl Faberge became official goldsmith to the Russian Imperial Court - the house created exquisite jewels and objects, including the legendary Imperial Easter Eggs.
Peter Carl Faberge (1846-1920) was born of Huguenot extraction in St Petersburg, where his father, Gustav, ran a silver and jewellery shop.
Tatiana Faberge, greatgranddaughter of Peter Carl Faberge, said it was made in Imperial Russia in the early 20th century.
The skilled artisans who created these treasures worked under the auspices of master craftsman Peter Carl Faberge, head of the firm that still bears his family name.
6 Over time Easter eggs became more and more elaborately decorated, most famously by Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge, creator of the priceless Faberge eggs as Easter gifts for Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II.
The jewelled and enamel painted eggs were made by Carl Faberge (1846-1920) in his workshop in St Petersburg.
And over the next three decades Peter Carl Faberge, a jobbing St Petersburg jeweller, would design 50 lavish and glittering Easter eggs for Alexander and his son, Nicholas II.
And at Bagshaw Museum, Wilton Park, Batley, children can make eggs inspired by Carl Faberge, jeweller to the Tsars.
When the jeweller Carl Faberge began to produce his extravagant tiaras, bracelets and diamond collars for wealthy Russians he found that the nation could give him practically everything he needed in terms of mineral wealth.
Crafted by Russian artisans using enamel, crystals and 24-carat gold gilding, the eggs are modelled on the famous creations of master goldsmith Peter Carl Faberge.
He published the definitive book The Art of Carl Faberge in 1953.
The man has since sold the egg – one of more than 50 designed by Carl Faberge for the Russian royal family more than 100 years ago.