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Faberge Egg Easter Gifts

Updated on December 13, 2014
Faberge Egg Jewelry Box with Swarovski Crystals
Faberge Egg Jewelry Box with Swarovski Crystals | Source

Fabulous Faberge Egg Gifts for Easter

These Faberge style eggs are so rich, so luscious, so sumptuous they make the perfect gift for Easter. Of course you could buy a real Faberge Egg for Easter, but that will set you back a bit! You can buy Faberge egg replicas and you can definitely afford to buy one of these beautiful eggs for Easter.

Starting a collection? These exquiste eggs are great collectibles. You can also use them as trinket boxes - perfect containers for that perfect tiny gift. Wouldn't it be perfect to open your wonderful faberg style egg and find an engagement ring or another special piece of jewelry inside?

There are even Faberg egg music boxes. I do hope you'll enjoy my choice of these wonderful Russian eggs in the Faberg style.

Man Finds 33 Million Dollar Faberge Egg

What an Easter Gift!

You've heard about the goose that laid the golden egg but that's just a story - this is real life. A scrap metal dealer from U.S. Midwest paid $14,000 for a pretty little egg with a Vacheron Constantin watch (complete with gold hands and set with diamonds) inside at a flea market (some flea market with prices like that) and he planned to melt it down. Fortunately for him the value of the materials was just $500.

This tiny egg, smaller than a cupcake and measuring just 8cm (3") high, was made for Alexander III who then gave it to his wife, Empress Maria Feodorovna as an Easter gift in 1887. It disappeared from Russia after the 1917 Revolution and laid undiscovered until now. Upon further investigation the new owner realised that this could indeed be the missing Faberge egg and this was confirmed by the London antiques dealer, Wartski.

Between 1885 and 1916 Faberge made 50 imperial eggs for the Tsars of Russia and of these forty-two have survived. So how many Imperial Faberge eggs are there left to find? Only three of those are known to have survived the Russian revolution so there is hope for us yet.

I do hope you enjoyed this happy Easter story.

(Information from Huffington Post and Reuters)

Faberge Style Easter Eggs

Hide A Special Gift in a Faberg Egg - Perfect for a special gift of jewelry

Thinking about popping the question this Easter? Pop that engagement ring or special jewelry gift into this beautiful Faberg egg. it's the little details that show you really care. These details are what women really like.

Green Faberge egg

AlexandeIII: Public
AlexandeIII: Public | Source

Fabulous Faberg Eggs - A Royal Easter Gift!

Make your loved one feel like a Queen!

The Faberg egg story - it all began when Tsar Alexander III, comissioned the Russian jeweller Faberg to make a fabulous, richly decorated Easter as an Easter gift for his wife, the Empress Maria Fedorovna. This first Faberg Easter egg was made in 1885 and became a family tradition.

Why not start a charming and romantic family Easter tradition of your own?

Peter Karl Faberge at work

Peter Karl Faberge (1846 – 1920)
Peter Karl Faberge (1846 – 1920) | Source

Peter Carl Faberge at Work

His name is sometimes seen as Peter Karl Faberge

Peter Carl Faberg also known as Karl Gustavovich Faberg (1846 - 1920) took over the House of Faberge from his father Gustav Faberg in 1882.

Limoges Porcelain Faberge Eggs

Limoges is the Capital City of Limousin

Porcelain Faberge eggs were made in Limoges

Limoge was called 'The Red City' because the kilns that fired porcelain worked day and night, lighting up the sky and coloring the city red.

Limoges was an ideal centre for the production of this fine porcelain ware - a source of Kaolin, the clay needed to make the fine but tough ceramics, was found just outside the city, the River Vienne flows through the town and enabled wood from the surrounding oak and chestnut forests to be floated down to feed the kilns.

No wonder that Peter Carl Faberg collaborated with the skilled porcelain craftsmen to produce his fabulously decorated eggs with Limoges porcelain elements - what better material to use for eggs?

Another element of the Faberge eggs was enamel work, and Limoges is also famous for this. You'll find lots of individual shops run by enamel craftworkers in and around Limoges and Saint Junien.

Why not come and see the amazing and beautiful porcelain for yourself? There's a fantastic porcelain museum, lots of gorgeous boutiques and you can pick up amazing bargains in the porcelain shops. Take a look at our web site for more information www.lestroischenes.com

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Faberge Saint Basil's Cathedral Musical Egg - Musical egg made from Limoges porcelain and crystal

A touch of real luxury for that extra special gift, this egg contains hand painted porcelain and a crystal cover. Inside this egg, visible through the cover, is a tiny replica of St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow. The musical movement is Swiss-made and when opened the egg plays Beethoven's 9th Symphony. so pretty and romantic.

Faberge Saint Basil's Cathedral Musical Egg
Faberge Saint Basil's Cathedral Musical Egg

Isn't this just beautiful? This lovely egg is 7" high and is totally hand-painted Limoges porcelain with a crystal cover. It's a limited edition complete with certificates and original packaging.

 

Musical Faberge Eggs

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What Do You Think About Faberg Eggs? - I'd love to hear from you

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      Fay Favored 3 years ago from USA

      I have always admired these eggs. My sister recently bought the nutcracker one for her mother-in-law and said it was beautiful. Lovely selections.

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      cmadden 4 years ago

      Wow! What beautiful eggs.

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      Barbara Walton 4 years ago from France

      @chas65: Thanks for dropping by chas65. I know the feeling! but these are really lovely and you don't have to worry about insurance and security! You can just enjoy having your Fabere eggs.

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      chas65 4 years ago

      These really are a beautiful alternative for all of us that can't afford the real things (and never will).