Moscow museums / Cathedrals

Faberge in Moscow .Armoury Chamber Easter eggs

Fabergé  masterpieces 

 Faberge Dandelion in a "glass of water"
Faberge Dandelion in a “glass of water” . Another optical illusion . Real Dandelion was used for creation of the flower .

The company was founded in St Petersburg in 1842 by Gustav Fabergé whose relatives moved from France to Estonia in the 17 Th century . The company was opened in times of concentration of gold and silver production in large workshops . It became really famous under the management of Gustav’s son Karl Fabergé . Who received an excellent training ,attending the best school of St Petersburg and then trained in Germany under the goldsmith Friedman. Also he traveled around Europe to collect knowledge’s of art of gold-working . In 1870 he became the head of the company . Which produced all sorts of jewelry items . Snuffboxes , perfume holders , brooches , rings ,etc. And in a short while his work was awarded a gold medal at the All-Russian Exhibition in Moscow and later he got the Order of the Legion of Honor at the World Fair in Paris . Alexander III was the first who ordered the present to his wife Maria for Easter in a form of egg which had to remind her about an egg owned by the Empress’s aunt, Princess Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark .

Fabergé Egg clock
Fabergé Egg clock . Enamel , diamonds

Fabergé company became the main supplier of the Royal court which made the company even more famous . Fabergé Easter eggs were true masterpieces of jewelry art with surprises inside. The eggs became very popular .
Of the 65 known eggs, 57 have survived to the present day. Ten of the imperial Easter eggs are displayed at Moscow’s Kremlin Armoury Museum. Of the 50 delivered imperial eggs, 44 have survived.

Optical illusion of water and flower .Faberge
The flower with portraits of Nicholas II   5 children . Optical illusion of water . Rock crystal.

After the Revolution, the Bolsheviks nationalized the Fabergé, and the family had to leave to Switzerland, where Carl Fabergé died in 1920. The imperial family’s palaces were ransacked and their treasures moved to the Kremlin Armoury on order of Vladimir Lenin. In 1930-s, 14 imperial eggs were sold to different world famous merchants and figures and left Russia . Only in 2004 , the second largest collection of eggs was displayed in New Your City. In total , there were 180 Fabergé items and 9 eggs . The collection was put up for auction at Southey’s in Feb 2004 which was bought by Russian oligarch Vekselberg and later placed in the private museum of Fabergé in St Petersburg in 2013 . Nowadays ,

The egg with a tiny model of trans siberian train
Was made in 1902 . To commemorate the opening of the road to Siberia (Trans-Siberian  rail road  )

the biggest collection is stored in the Armoury museum in the Kremlin – 10 eggs , the second largest collection is located in St Petersburg ( Vekselberg collection of Fabergé) 9 eggs .3 eggs are in private collections including The Royal Collection of the Royal British family.


Trans-Siberian Railway opening 1902  EGG. Easter present of Nicholas II to his wife
Tiny train made of gold and platinum

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 5 / 5. Vote count: 1

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

32 Comments

  1. Burton Soshnik Reply

    I have been checking out some of your stories and i must say nice stuff. I will definitely bookmark your site.

  2. Eduardo Vaz Reply

    I think other site proprietors should take this web site as an model, very clean and excellent user friendly style and design, let alone the content. You’re an expert in this topic!

  3. Mikel Seering Reply

    hello!,I love your writing very so much! proportion we communicate more approximately your post on AOL? I need an expert on this area to unravel my problem. Maybe that’s you! Taking a look ahead to look you.

  4. Signe Lovinggood Reply

    Usually I don’t read post on blogs, however I wish to say that this write-up very forced me to check out and do it! Your writing taste has been surprised me. Thanks, very nice article.

  5. Baritastic Vitamins Reply

    I’ve been surfing online more than 3 hours today, yet I never found any interesting article like yours. It is pretty worth enough for me. Personally, if all webmasters and bloggers made good content as you did, the web will be a lot more useful than ever before.

  6. Walker Barree Reply

    Admiring the commitment you put into your blog and in depth information you provide. It’s awesome to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same outdated rehashed information. Great read! I’ve saved your site and I’m including your RSS feeds to my Google account.

  7. Kindra Reynvaan Reply

    Howdy! Someone in my Myspace group shared this site with us so I came to give it a look. I’m definitely loving the information. I’m bookmarking and will be tweeting this to my followers! Superb blog and outstanding design.

  8. Xiomara Borrolli Reply

    With havin so much content do you ever run into any issues of plagorism or copyright violation? My website has a lot of exclusive content I’ve either authored myself or outsourced but it appears a lot of it is popping it up all over the internet without my agreement. Do you know any solutions to help prevent content from being stolen? I’d really appreciate it.

    • Katerina Reply

      Hi there. You know, all search engines are very smart nowadays. They monitor exclusive content and they monitor stolen content with their artificial intellect instruments. I think , if you are using somebodies materials, you should put a back link at least. That is fair. Well, I do it .

  9. Cathi Blumkin Reply

    Hi there! Do you know if they make any plugins to assist with SEO? I’m trying to get my blog to rank for some targeted keywords but I’m not seeing very good gains. If you know of any please share. Thank you!

    • Katerina Reply

      Hi there. It is not and easy task to win using keywords only it seems. But as a part of your blog marketing plan you can try some absolutely free online services from Google for example. They have ads service where you can figure out TOP ranked keywords ( without paying) , you can also analyze the level of competition and to start moving. Also, depending on your blog system you are using, there are lots of plugins with enough rich free options to play with.

  10. Ashley Kroemer Reply

    I just could not depart your site prior to suggesting that I extremely enjoyed the standard info a person provide for your visitors? Is going to be back often to check up on new posts

  11. Madelyn Leone Reply

    Good website! I truly love how it is easy on my eyes and the data are well written. I am wondering how I could be notified whenever a new post has been made. I’ve subscribed to your feed which must do the trick! Have a nice day!

  12. Myrtis Sheaffer Reply

    I simply desired to thank you so much once more. I’m not certain the things that I would’ve handled in the absence of the hints shared by you over such a subject matter. This was a very traumatic crisis for me personally, nevertheless viewing a new specialised avenue you dealt with the issue took me to jump over delight. I will be grateful for your help as well as pray you really know what an amazing job you are accomplishing educating the others thru your websites. I am certain you’ve never got to know all of us.

  13. Denny Aumavae Reply

    Very nice post. I just stumbled upon your weblog and wished to mention that I have really loved browsing your weblog posts. In any case I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you write again very soon!

  14. Stanford Van Reply

    I have been reading out many of your articles and it’s clever stuff. I will make sure to bookmark your website.

  15. Veronica Paulauskis Reply

    There are some fascinating closing dates in this article however I don’t know if I see all of them center to heart. There’s some validity however I will take maintain opinion till I look into it further. Good article , thanks and we want more! Added to FeedBurner as nicely

  16. Yanira Mcrae Reply

    Hiya, I’m really glad I have found this information. Today bloggers publish just about gossips and net and this is really frustrating. A good web site with interesting content, this is what I need. Thanks for keeping this web-site, I’ll be visiting it. Do you do newsletters? Cant find it.

  17. Melodi Winterling Reply

    Heya! I’m at work browsing your blog from my new apple iphone! Just wanted to say I love reading your blog and look forward to all your posts! Carry on the great work!

  18. Marlin Giehl Reply

    you are in reality a excellent webmaster. The site loading speed is amazing. It sort of feels that you are doing any distinctive trick. Furthermore, The contents are masterpiece. you have performed a fantastic activity in this subject!

  19. Kaylee Kade Reply

    whoah this weblog is excellent i like reading your articles. Stay up the great paintings! You understand, many persons are searching round for this information, you can aid them greatly.

  20. Marshall Demedeiros Reply

    Just desire to say your article is as astonishing. The clarity in your post is just cool and i could assume you’re an expert on this subject. Well with your permission allow me to grab your feed to keep updated with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please carry on the enjoyable work.

  21. Rubin Zaeske Reply

    I savour, lead to I discovered just what I used to be having a look for. You’ve ended my four day long hunt! God Bless you man. Have a nice day. Bye

  22. Stacee Ferenc Reply

    Very good blog! Do you have any hints for aspiring writers? I’m hoping to start my own blog soon but I’m a little lost on everything. Would you recommend starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many choices out there that I’m completely confused .. Any ideas? Kudos!

    • Katerina Reply

      Hello ! Thanks for your nice comments.
      Answering your question , I would say that there are lots of free website platforms you can choose from. They all work pretty good. You can install it in minutes. But for extended and exclusive features or unique looks there are lots of paid plugins and themes as well. Have a good day !

  23. Iona Heatly Reply

    Really Appreciate this article, how can I make is so that I receive an update sent in an email every time you write a fresh article?

    • Katerina Reply

      Hiya !
      I publish new articles pretty often .
      You can just subscribe for my website updates. The form is on the right side . Check out.
      And thanks for your nice comment 🙂

  24. I have read so many articles regarding the blogger lovers but this post is genuinely a good article, keep it up.

    my website; Kristen

  25. Thanks for one’s marvelous posting! I genuinely enjoyed reading it, you’re a great author.I will be sure to bookmark your blog and will
    eventually come back sometime soon. I want to encourage
    you to definitely continue your great posts, have a nice holiday weekend!

    Feel free to surf to my web site :: Noella

  26. Hello! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was wondering if you knew where I could find a captcha plugin for my comment form? I’m using the same blog platform as yours and I’m having problems finding one? Thanks a lot!

    • Katerina Reply

      Hello! There are soooo many plugins for all tastes. Just search in ADD new plugin.

Write A Comment

44 + = 49

Pin It
× Need help?