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Chain

A chain is a serial assembly of connected pieces, called links, typically made of metal, with an overall character similar to that of a rope in that it is flexible and curved in compression but linear, rigid, and load-bearing in tension. A chain ...

Faberge egg

A Faberge egg is a jewelled egg created by the House of Faberge, in St. Petersburg, Imperial Russia. Possibly as many as 69 were created, of which 57 survive today. Virtually all were manufactured under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge betwe ...

Diamond Trellis (Faberge egg)

The Diamond Trellis egg is a jewelled enameled Easter egg made by August Holmstrom under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1892. It is one of the Imperial Faberge eggs, made for Alexander III of Russia, who presented i ...

Empire Nephrite (Faberge egg)

The Empire Nephrite egg is a jewelled Easter egg, one of the Imperial Eggs made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1901–1902 for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented it to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feo ...

Karelian Birch (Faberge egg)

The Karelian Birch egg, also known as the Birch Egg, is a Faberge egg, one of two Easter eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge in 1917 for the last Tsar of Russia Nicholas II. It was the second to last Faberge egg made, before Con ...

Bonbonniere (Faberge egg)

The Bonbonniere egg is one of the Faberge eggs created in the workshop of Peter Carl Faberge for the wealthy Russian industrialist Alexander Kelch who presented it to his wife as an Easter gift in 1903. Because it was not a gift from a Russian ts ...

Bouquet of Lilies Clock (Faberge egg)

The Bouquet of Lilies Clock egg is a jewelled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1899 for Tsar Nicholas II as an Easter gift to his wife, the Tsaritsa Alexandra Fyodorovna. It is currently held in ...

Spring Flowers (Faberge egg)

The Spring Flowers egg, sometimes referred to as the Imperial Spring Flowers egg, has been considered one of the Imperial Easter eggs attributed to Peter Carl Faberge. If it is an authentic Imperial egg, then the Spring Flowers egg would have bee ...

Pansy (Faberge egg)

The Pansy Egg or Spinach Jade Egg is one of the Imperial Russian Faberge eggs, and it was commissioned in 1899 by Tsar Nicholas II as an Easter gift for his mother, Dowager Empress Maria Feodoronova. Its design was overseen by the jeweler Peter C ...

Alexander Palace (Faberge egg)

The Alexander Palace Egg is a jewelled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweler Peter Carl Faberge in 1908, for the then Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II. Nicholas presented it as an Easter gift to his wife, Alexandra Fyodorovna. I ...

Steel Military (Faberge egg)

The Steel Military egg is one of a series of approximately 50 Russian jewelled Easter eggs created under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge. This particular egg was delivered to Alexandra Fyodorovna, the Russian Tsarina, o ...

Resurrection (Faberge egg)

The Resurrection egg is a jewelled rock crystal Easter egg believed to have been made by Michael Perchin under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge sometime before 1899. Long considered to be a separate Faberge egg, it has b ...

Gatchina Palace (Faberge egg)

The Gatchina Palace egg is a jewelled, enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweler Peter Carl Faberge in 1901, for Nicholas II of Russia. Nicholas II presented it to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, at E ...

Danish Palaces (Faberge egg)

The Danish Palaces egg is a Tsar Imperial Faberge egg, one of a series of fifty-two jeweled eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge for the Russian Imperial family. It was crafted and delivered to the then Tsar of Russia, Alexander ...

Royal Danish (Faberge egg)

The Royal Danish egg is a jewelled enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1903, for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented the egg to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna. One of six ...

Catherine the Great (Faberge egg)

Catherine the Great Egg also known as Grisaille Egg and Pink Cameo Egg is an Imperial Faberge egg, one of a series of fifty-four jewelled enameled Easter eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge for the Russian Imperial family. It wa ...

Caucasus (Faberge egg)

The Caucasus Egg is a jewelled enameled Easter egg made by Michael Perkhin under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1893. The egg was made for Alexander III of Russia, who presented it to his wife, Empress Maria Feodoro ...

Clover Leaf (Faberge egg)

The Clover Leaf Egg is a jewelled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1902 for Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. It was presented by Nicholas as an Easter gift to his wife, the Tsarina Alexandra Fyodorovn ...

Colonnade (Faberge egg)

The Colonnade egg is a jewelled enameled Easter egg made by Henrik Wigstrom under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1910. The egg was made for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented it to his wife, Alexandra Feodorovna t ...

Cradle with Garlands (Faberge egg)

The Cradle with Garlands egg is an Imperial Faberge egg, one of a series of fifty-four jewelled enameled Easter eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge for the Russian Imperial family. It was an Easter 1907 gift for Tsarina Maria Fe ...

Alexander III Equestrian (Faberge egg)

The Alexander III Equestrian egg is a jewelled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1910, for the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II. Tsar Nicholas presented the egg to his mother the Dowager Empress, ...

Basket of Flowers (Faberge egg)

The Basket of Flowers egg is a jewelled enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1901. The egg was made for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented it to his wife, the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna. ...

Imperial Coronation (Faberge egg)

The Imperial Coronation egg is a jewelled Faberge egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1897 by Faberge ateliers, Mikhail Perkhin and Henrik Wigstrom. The egg was made to commemorate Tsaritsa, Empress Alexan ...

Red Cross with Imperial Portraits (Faberge egg)

The Red Cross with Imperial portraits egg is a jewelled and enameled Easter egg made by Henrik Wigstrom under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1915, for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented the egg to his mother, the ...

First Hen (Faberge egg)

The First Hen egg or Jeweled Hen egg is a Tsar Imperial Faberge egg. It became the first in a series of more than 50 such jeweled eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge for the Russian Imperial family. It was delivered to Tsar Alex ...

Bay Tree (Faberge egg)

The Bay Tree egg is a jewelled nephrite and enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1911, for Nicholas II of Russia who presented the egg to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, on ...

Lilies of the Valley (Faberge egg)

The Lilies of the Valley Egg is a jewelled Faberge egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1898 by Faberge ateliers. The supervising goldsmith was Michael Perchin. The egg is one of the two eggs in the Art Nou ...

Swan (Faberge egg)

The Swan Egg is a Faberge egg, one in a series of fifty-two jewelled eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge. Commissioned in 1906 by Tsar Nicholas II, the egg was presented to the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna on Easter that yea ...

Mosaic (Faberge egg)

The Mosaic egg is a jewelled enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1914. The egg was made for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented it to his wife, the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna on Easter 1 ...

Moscow Kremlin (Faberge egg)

The Uspenski Cathedral Egg or Moscow Kremlin Egg is a jewelled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1906 for Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. It was presented by Nicolas II as an Easter gift to his wife, ...

Napoleonic (Faberge egg)

The Napoleonic egg, sometimes referred to as the Imperial Napoleonic egg, is a Faberge egg, one of a series of fifty-two jewelled eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge. It was created in 1912 for the last Tsar of Russia Nicholas I ...

Necessaire (Faberge egg)

The Necessaire egg is a Tsar Imperial Faberge egg, one of a series of fifty-two jeweled eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge for the Russian Imperial family. It was crafted and delivered to the then Tsar of Russia, Alexander III ...

Order of St. George (Faberge egg)

The Order of St. George Egg, also called the Cross of St. George Egg, is an enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1916, for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented the egg to his mother, the Dow ...

Peacock (Faberge egg)

The Peacock egg is a jewel and rock crystal Easter egg made by Dorofeiev under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1908. It was made for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented the egg to his mother, the Dowager Empress Mar ...

Alexander III Commemorative (Faberge egg)

The Alexander III Commemorative egg is a jewelled enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1909, for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented it to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna. ...

Pelican (Faberge egg)

The Dowager Faberge egg, is a jewelled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1898. The egg was made for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented it to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna on E ...

Cockerel (Faberge egg)

The Cockerel Egg was crafted by Peter Carl Faberge in his set of Imperial Faberge eggs. The egg was given in 1900 by Tsar Nicholas II to Empress Maria Feodoronova as a gift. The egg has a mechanism on the top rear that enables its bird to come ou ...

Twelve Monograms (Faberge egg)

The Twelve Monograms egg, also known as the Alexander III Portraits egg, is an Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1896 for Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. It was presented by Nicholas II to his mother, ...

Fifteenth Anniversary (Faberge egg)

The Fifteenth Anniversary Egg is an Imperial Faberge egg, one of a series of fifty-two jewelled enameled Easter eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge for the Russian Imperial family. It was an Easter 1911 gift for Tsaritsa Alexand ...

Peter the Great (Faberge egg)

The Peter the Great Egg is a jewelled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweler Peter Carl Faberge in 1903 for the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II. Tsar Nicholas presented the egg to his wife, the Czarina Alexandra Fyodorovna. ...

Renaissance (Faberge egg)

The Renaissance egg is a jewelled agate Easter egg made by Michael Perchin under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1894. The egg was made for Alexander III of Russia, who presented it to his wife, the Empress Maria Feo ...

Rocaille (Faberge egg)

The Rocaille egg is one of the Faberge eggs created in the workshop of Peter Carl Faberge for the wealthy Russian industrialist Alexander Kelch who presented it to his wife as an Easter gift in 1902. Because it was not a gift from a Russian tsar ...

Rothschild (Faberge egg)

The Rothschild egg is a jewelled, enameled, decorated egg that was made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge by the workshop of Michael Perchin in 1902. Beatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild presented this egg to Germaine Ha ...

Scandinavian (Faberge egg)

The Scandinavian egg, is an enamelled Easter egg made by Michael Perchin under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge between 1899 and 1903. The egg was made for a St. Petersburg client, one of the very few eggs that were not ...

Constellation (Faberge egg)

The Constellation Egg is one of two Easter eggs designed under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge in 1917, for the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II. It was the last Imperial Faberge egg designed. It remains unfinished.

Pine Cone (Faberge egg)

The Pine Cone egg is a jewelled enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge in 1900. The egg was made for Alexander Kelch, who presented it to his wife, Barbara Kelch-Bazanova.

Red Cross with Triptych (Faberge egg)

The Red Cross with Triptych egg, also known as Red Cross Triptych Egg or Red Cross Egg with Resurrection Triptych, is an enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweler Peter Carl Faberge in 1915, for Nicholas II of Russia. ...

Cherub with Chariot (Faberge egg)

The Cherub with Chariot egg or Angel with Egg in Chariot is a Tsar Imperial Faberge egg, one of a series of fifty-two jeweled eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge for the Russian Imperial family. It was crafted and delivered in 1 ...

Tsarevich (Faberge egg)

The Tsarevich Egg, also known as the Czarevich Egg, is a Faberge egg, one of a series of jewelled eggs made under the supervision of Peter Carl Faberge. It was created in 1912 for Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna as a tribute by Faberge to her son th ...

Apple Blossom (Faberge egg)

The Apple Blossom egg, also known as the Jade Chest egg, is a Faberge egg created in the workshop of Peter Carl Faberge for the wealthy Russian industrialist Alexander Kelch who presented it to his wife as an Easter gift in 1901. Because it was n ...