Amanda Norris

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. […]

How the Medici family influenced Peter Carl Fabergé: Our exquisitely entwined exhibits
March 26, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

If you’re a Fabergé enthusiast, then you’ll know that seeing Gems of the Medici before it closes Sunday at the Houston Museum of Natural Science is a MUST! For those of you who have a passing knowledge of Fabergé, let me give you the scoop: When Peter Carl Fabergé was born, it was already known, […]

Find out if you’re a Fabergénius here: This time with answers
March 14, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Are you an expert in enameling? An authority on artistry? Find out the answers to our quiz below and then learn more with a visit to our Fabergé: A Brilliant Vision exhibit! 1. What “surprise” was inside the Imperial Egg created by Fabergé? a. Hen b. Elephant c. Clock pendant d. Picture frame 2. Carl […]

Are you a Fabergénius? Take this quiz and find out!
March 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

Are you an expert in enameling? An authority on artistry? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of all things Fabergé, and then learn more with a visit to our Fabergé: A Brilliant Vision exhibit! 1. What “surprise” was inside the Imperial Egg created by Fabergé? a.    Hen b.    Elephant c.    Clock pendant d.    Picture […]



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