In 1872 Carl Fabergé took over his father’s company and in a few years turned the family business into the most famed and distinguished silver and jewellery brand.
In 1885 he was appointed as Imperial Goldsmith and Jeweller. In the same year he was commissioned by Tsar Alexander III to create the first Imperial Easter Egg as a gift for his wife Maria Feodorovna. The firm soon became the most popular supplier of gifts for the Imperial family and for Royal families including the British one. Fabergé artworks are still celebrated today, a hundred years after the forced closure of the company.Read More