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Faberge: A Brilliant Vision

A fancy Fabergé holiday: Hop on over to HMNS for a regal Easter
March 26, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Easter has long been considered a time of rebirth and renewal. In late nineteenth century Russia, there was no better way to celebrate this Christian holiday than with the gift of Easter eggs. Family members would often be given eggs with small chocolates or other surprises inside. But for members of the Russian Imperial family, […]

Was Peter Carl Fabergé the ultimate craftsmen or the ultimate copycat?
June 6, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Every artist seeks inspiration, and this was certainly true for Carl Fabergé. After attending the Fabergé Symposium in January of this year and listening to his great-granddaughter, Tatiana Fabergé, speak, I was initially surprised by what she was showing us. However, once I considered the artist that was Fabergé, her presentation came into clear focus. […]

Making the common uncommonly beautiful: Fabergé takes on the bell-push
April 4, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: This blog comes to us from Fabergé historian and guest curator Timothy Adams. Adams has 30 years of experience in the jewelry industry and was a guest scholar for the “Fabergé: Imperial Jeweler to the Tsars” exhibition at The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art in Santa Ana, Calif., which also featured pieces from the McFerrin […]

An interview with Caroline de Guitaut, Royal Curator, pretty talker and bona fide Fabergé expert
March 18, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Caroline de Guitaut is many things. Her curator post at The Royal Collection Trust in London — where she oversees the Queen’s impressive Fabergé collection — is nothing to be sniffed at, but de Guitaut is perhaps first and foremost the organizer of Kate Middleton’s the Duchess of Cambridge’s bridal archive. Swoon. We controlled our […]



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