Fabergé Jewellery since 1872
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Peter Karl Fabergé also known as Karl Gustavovich Fabergé in Russia, (May 30, 1846 - September 24, 1920) was a Russian jeweller of Baltic German -Danish and French origin, best known for the famous Fabergé eggs, made in the style of genuine Easter eggs, but using precious metals and gemstones rather than more mundane materials.
He received tuition from respected goldsmiths in Germany, France and England, attended a course at Schloss’s Commercial College in Paris, and viewed the objects in the galleries of Europe’s leading museums. His travel and study continued until 1872, when at the age of 26 he returned to St. Petersburg. The company was also involved with cataloguing, repairing, and restoring objects in the Hermitage during the 1870s. In 1881 the business moved to larger street-level premises.