faberge faberge  /ˈfæ bərdʒ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Russian goldsmith noted for creating a series of jeweled and enameled Easter eggs for European royalty (1846-1920)

News

  1. Faberge collection at PEM reveals artistry, decadence

    The doomed grandeur of Russia's imperial family and the aristocracy that supported it sparkles once more through the fabulously ornate Easter eggs and jewelry created by the craftsmen of Peter Carl Faberge, now showcased in a spectacular exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem.
    on July 31, 2013     Source: The MetroWest Daily News

  2. Tr?v Raises $6.8M To Empower The Rich Itemize, Survey And Find Hidden Value In Their Heaps Of Stuff

    California-based Tr?v has been quietly building a way for individuals to take stock of the assets that often go uncounted, those tangible assets that include physical possessions and general stuff, including wine and Faberge eggs and all the other wonderful things that the very wealthy tend to accrue. Today the company announces its total investment raised to date of $6.8 million, across both a ...
    on July 30, 2013     Source: TechCrunch

  3. Council on Aging activities

    :Editor's note: The Haverhill Council on Aging contributes this regular column to the Gazette. Trip to see treasure exhibit: The Council on Aging is planning a trip to the Peabody Essex Museum to see the "Faberge Revealed" exhibit on Aug. 21. The nam
    on July 25, 2013     Source: The Haverhill Gazette

Quotes

  1. "The family has now decided it is time for us to make this unique treasure trove available to other collectors, so they may have the thrill of owning a rare and exquisite work of Faberge," the Forbes family said in a statement.
    on Jan 9, 2004 By: Malcolm Forbes Source: CNN International

  2. "It's been interesting," Kraft said Friday at the Super Bowl festivities. "I've been getting e-mails from Russia on our Web site. I've been told the ring is next to a Faberge egg."
    on Feb 3, 2006 By: Robert Kraft Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. Dr Geza von Habsburg, a Faberge authority, said: "Faberge miniature furniture is exceedingly rare. The nummber of pieces is smaller even than the number of surviving Faberge Easter eggs, which is about 42."
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Geza von Habsburg Source: This is London

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