10 Facts about Faberge Eggs

Egg is something that you want to eat since you can create scrambled egg with it. If you want to know beautiful, sparkling and decorative eggs, the facts about Faberge Eggs will amaze you more. Peter Carl Faberge and his company created as many as 69 decorative eggs in the period of 1885 until 1917. The most celebrated Faberge eggs are the ones created as Eastern gifts for the wives and mothers of Russian Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II. The imperial eggs, which had been created by the House of Faberge, were around 50 eggs. However, only 43 of the eggs still exist. Let us get other fun facts about Faberge eggs below:

Facts about Faberge Eggs 1: The Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution had a major impact on the business of House of Faberge. The imperial family was all executed. The Faberge family left Russia after the revolution.

Faberge Eggs

Faberge Eggs

Facts about Faberge Eggs 2: selling the Faberge trademark

The family decided to sell the Faberge trademark. It has been used by some companies to market the egg merchandise.

Facts about Faberge Eggs 3: Victor Mayer jewelry

In 1998 until 2009, Unilever’s license gave Victor Mayer Jewelry Company an authorization to produce the Faberge eggs with limited edition heirloom quality.

Facts about Faberge Eggs

Facts about Faberge Eggs

Facts about Faberge Eggs 4: the owner of the trademark

Faberge Limited now is the owner of Faberge trademark, which produces the egg-themed jewelry.

Facts about Faberge Eggs 5: the Jeweled Hen Egg

The production of Jeweled Hen Egg was supervised by Peter Carl Faberge. This egg was made for the Russian imperial family in 1885.  The egg then was ordered every Easter by the Tsar for his wife liked it much.

Facts about Faberge Eggs 6: the Egg with Hen in Basket

The Egg with Hen in Basket was made in 1886. It was a gift for Empress Maria Feodorovna from Alexander III.

Facts about Faberge Eggs 7: Third Imperial Egg

The Third Imperial Egg created in 1887 is a private collection now. Wartski is a London based jeweler who purchased the egg on the behalf of an unknown private collector.

Faberge Eggs Image

Faberge Eggs Image

Facts about Faberge Eggs 8: Lilies-of-the-Valley Egg

The Art Nouveau style is seen on Lilies-of-the-Valley egg created for Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna as a gift from Nicholas II.

Facts about Faberge Eggs 9: the importance of Faberge eggs

During the Russian Empire and Romanov Dynasty, Faberge eggs were considered as the symbol of wealth, power and splendor.

Faberge Eggs Facts

Faberge Eggs Facts

Facts about Faberge Eggs 10: the eggs in popular culture

Faberge Eggs have been featured in various TV series and films such as Ocean’s Twelve (2004), Love Among Thieves (1987), and Thick as Thieves (2009).

The depiction of Faberge eggs are spotted in Danielle Steele’s “Zoya” where it serves as the keepsake. The depiction is also seen in The Intouchables (2011) and Case Closed: The Last Wizard of the Century (1999). Do you like reading facts about Faberge Eggs?