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Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons

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Russian Works of Art, Fabergé & Icons

A Fabergé egg (Russian: Яйца Фаберже; Yaĭtsa Faberzhe) is any one of the thousands of jeweled eggs made by the House of Fabergé from 1885 through 1917. The story began when Tsar Alexander III decided to give his wife the Empress  an Easter Egg in 1885, possibly to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their betrothal. The most famous […]

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