In Stradivari’s Genius, Toby Faber charted the fascinating course of some of the world’s most prized musical instruments. Now, in this enthralling new book, he tells the story of objects that are, to many, the pinnacle of the jeweler’s art: the Fabergé imperial eggs.The Easter presents that Russia’s last two czars gave to their czarinas have become synonymous with privilege, beauty, and an almost ...
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Random House (October 7, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 1 x 9.6 inches
Amazon Rank: 7064980
Format: PDF Text TXT book
This book is quite informative. It covers the history of the Faberge eggs, along with background information on Russia during the time the eggs were being made, and short biographies of the major players who subsequently purchased/sold the eggs after...
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