Tip: Members of royal families would special order Easter Eggs annually from Fabergé
TIP: Rumors say Fabergé used ostrich eggs for their pieces
The House of Fabergé (French pronunciation: ) (Russian: Дом Фаберже) is a jewellery firm founded in 1842 in St. Petersburg, Imperial Russia.
The first Fabergé egg was crafted for Tsar Alexander III, who had decided to give his wife, the Empress Maria Fedorovna, an Easter Egg in 1885.
In 1918, after the death of the Romanovs, the House of Fabergé was nationalized and ransacked by the Bolsheviks.
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TIP: Time pieces, jewelry pieces and artistic treasure pieces
These are some examples of what Dr. Geza von Habsburg humorously refers to as "Fauxberge". Unfortunately, most of these items have been sold to unsuspecting collectors.
TIP: As with all collectibles, there is an extensive market for knockoffs that still have lovely decorative appeal in the right place and time, but not in a resale situation.