The first Fabergé egg was made in 1885 for Tzar Alexander III to give to his wife, the Empress Maria Fedorovna.
After the success of the egg, the House of Fabergé became "goldsmith by special appointment to the Imperial Crown."
The first Fabergé egg was crafted for Tsar Alexander III, who had decided to give
his wife, the Empress Maria Fedorovna, an Easter Egg in 1885, possibly to ...
In this History of the Holidays video, learn the origin of one of Easter's most
elegant decorations, the Faberge egg. The first Faberge egg, or imperial egg,
So it was that Emperor Alexander III had the idea of commissioning Fabergé to
create a precious Easter egg as a surprise for his Empress. The first Imperial ...
Imperial Easter Egg
In 1885 Fabergé won the Gold Medal at an exhibition in Nuremberg for his replicas of the antique treasures of Kerch. It reminded her of home and each year thereafter, a new egg
was commissioned by the Czar and created by Fabergé for the C... More »
Apr 3, 2015 ... Known as the “Hen Egg,” it became the first of 50 Fabergé Imperial eggs
produced over 32 years. The violent Russian revolutions of 1917 saw ...
Mar 20, 2014 ... A $14000 jumble sale find turned into millions of dollars for a man who'd been
thwarted in his attempts to turn a quick profit by selling the tiny ...
Feb 25, 2015 ... Fabergé has announced it is making its first Imperial egg for 99 years. Here we
explain why Fabergé eggs are so expensive and so loved by ...
Jun 29, 2015 ... “In 1965 he acquired his first Fabergé Easter egg, and his ensuing, rapidly
growing appetite for 'imperial' eggs was dictated by his urge to ...
Lilies of the Valley Fabergé egg ... Fabergé with a commissionfor an Easter egg
every year. The requirements are straightforward: each egg must be unique, and