The Faberge Company, founded by Russian jeweler Peter Carl Faberge, is well-known around the world for the intricate ornate eggs and jewelry pieces crafted during the late 19th- beginning of the 20th century.
The first Faberge Egg was presented in 1885 as an Easter gift from Czar Alexander III to his wife and was proclaimed the most beautiful gift ever given. The advent of the first gift of a Faberge Eggs sparked a tradition among Russian Czars and members of aristocracy for the next three decades.
On Easter Sunday, the reigning Czar would present an Imperial Egg to his wife or mother. Painstakingly created, luxurious Faberge eggs are a testament to his unique passion for creating breathtaking, handmade pieces of art. The priceless crafts are symbol of creation and of new life and they are a true testament to the Carl Faberge Company.
Peter Carl Faberge achieved an immortal reputation through unique creations such as the Easter eggs. Enjoy the beauty and elegance of these crafts, made in imitation of the precious masterpieces owned by Tsars, Grand Dukes, Royal Princesses.
History of Russian Imperial Faberge Eggs
Russian jeweler Peter Carle Faberge was commissioned by the Russian Tsars to create jeweled eggs between the years 1885 and 1917. The family left their native Russia after the revolution and the company continues to produce remarkable pieces of jewelry, including egg-themed pieces and pendants to this day.