[ US /ˈfæbɝdʒ, ˌfæbɝˈdʒeɪ/ ]
- Russian goldsmith noted for creating a series of jeweled and enameled Easter eggs for European royalty (1846-1920)
How To Use Faberge In A Sentence
- Consider, too, that she was in possession of a jewellery collection that included Faberge's finest and one of Marie Antoinette's diamond necklaces, and it is easy to see why courtiers gave up trying to disguise her sybaritic nature.
- Among the items that were sold were a Faberge bejewelled gold-mounted cane.
- A Fabergé brooch with a huge Siberian aquamarine sitting regally on top of a glittering rim of interwoven diamonds symbolizing eternity and union is breathtaking enough, but when Mr. Munn starts to tell the story of the piece it takes on an otherworldly quality. Crowning Jewelry
- The ultimate example of this kind of perfection, the miniaturization and delicate workmanship personified, is of course Faberge and his fabulous eggs. Archive 2008-04-01
- With "Fleurs d'exces" Flowers of excess, she has gone further to create unique works that recall the jeweled obsessions of times past, such as the mechanical nightingale of Hans Christian Andersen's children's tale, Faberge eggs, and the fabulous bestiaries of animals real and mythic. Evelyne Politanoff: Victoire de Castellane and Her Fabulous "Fleurs d'exces"
- The Mosaic, with its delicate platinum mesh exterior, set with a profusion of rubies, emeralds, sapphires, diamonds, topazes, quartzes and garnets, is perhaps the most poignant, for, like all of Faberge's eggs, it contains a surprise.
- The legendary Faberge created a trove of treasures for the Tsars that endure as priceless examples of the craftsman's art.
- More than 500 works, including Imperial Easter Eggs, featuredPeople are fascinated by the objects created by Karl Fabergé, not just because they are beautiful and crafted from precious metals and jewels, but also because they are associated with the last tsar of Russia, Nicholas II and his family, who were murdered in 1918 by the Bolsheviks during the Russian revolution. Fabergé Revealed at Virginia Museum
- She also wore a tiara in her hair designed by Carl Faberge in the style of a laurel wreath, set with cushion shaped diamonds.
- An idea of the size of the royal discount can be gathered from the relative purchasing power of the British pound today; using the retail price index the sum amounts to £4,730, using average earnings, it comes to £14,500—neither figure anywhere near today's saleroom prices for Fabergé. A Palace's Small Treasures