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It's Faberg?'s birthday!
« on: May 30, 2012, 08:46:11 PM »
Google have today commemorated Peter Carl Faberg?, who served as jeweller and goldsmith to the great Russian Imperial Crown, on his 166th birthday:
http://www.csmonitor.com/Innovation/Horizons/2012/0530/How-Peter-Carl-Faberge-is-the-Steve-Jobs-of-bejeweled-eggs

Bit of background here: http://www.trevijewelry.com/faberge-art/faberge-biography.html - site also has examples of his work.

Some more examples of his work here:
http://ibnlive.in.com/news/pics-peter-carl-faberges-exquisite-eggs/262919-11.html

In addition to the Easter Eggs, Faberg? also created fabulous jewellery and other collectable items such as cigarette cases, boxes, frames and seals: http://www.wartski.com/fabset.htm and http://www.alvr.com/faberge/





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 Anne

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