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Fabulous World of Faberge, The   -  Discontinued


Fabulous World of Faberge, The


Item Number:
AAE-75314
Price:
 
Format:
DVD
Length:
50 min.
Copyright:
n/a
Closed Caption:
No
Producer:
A & E Entertainment
Summary:
In 1885, court jeweler Peter Carl Faberge was commissioned by the Czar Alexander III to create a special jeweled Easter egg for Russia's Empress Marie Feodorovna. Faberge's creation a perfect replica of a hen's egg, fitted with ingenious gold traps and filled with precious stones delighted the royal family and began an imperial tradition. In this revealing program, Faberge's descendants and leading historians tell the complete story of the master jeweler's life, from his rise to international fame to his narrow escape from a Bolshevik firing squad. Jewelry experts explain why his rare eggs are still some of the most coveted art objects in the world. And the world's great collectors share a privileged look at his work and discuss his remarkable creations.




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