Faberge and the 'Trinkets' of the Romanovs
Tresayre on 05/03/2008
|Peter Carl Faberge (Karl Gustavovich Faberge) was born May 18, 1846, St. Petersburg, Russia, died Sept. 24, 1920, (Lausanne, Switzerland), and was arguably one of the world’s greatest designers, goldsmiths, and jewellers.|
Faberge was educated in Germany, Italy, France, and England. His father had established himself in St. Petersburg as a jeweller. Peter Carl Faberge continued the traditions of his father after inheriting the family business in 1870.
He created decorative objects, later showing them in Moscow's Pan-Russian Exhibition (1882). His reputation was quickly established and he was patronised by Russian and European royalty.
This quiz is about Peter Carl Faberge and the priceless objects he created.
Reference: Wikepedia and www.pbs.org/treasures of the world/faberge
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