The Faberge museum


In the world there exists timeless beauty over which time has no control. Such visual masterpieces are able to fascinate and inspire those lucky enough to witness them no matter how many years have passed. This is a perfect description of the Faberge Museum in St. Petersburg and its collection.

In the world there exists timeless beauty over which time has no control. Such visual masterpieces are able to fascinate and inspire those lucky enough to witness them no matter how many years have passed. This is a perfect description of the Faberge Museum in St. Petersburg and its collection. Located in the Shuvalovsky Palace, the museum collection was once an indispensable part of a luxurious lifestyle which helped to create a wonderful surrounding atmosphere. The basis of this collection comes from the largest collection from famed jeweller Carl Faberge and includes nine Imperial Easter eggs. It is the second-largest collection in the world, being beaten out only by that of the Armory of the Moscow Kremlin (by just one egg). The series was created between 1885 and 1917 for the Russian Imperial family and private buyers with Faberge knowing how to do what not many others could on the turn of the 20th century. With his craft he embraced all types and genres of jewellery, silver and lapidary arts, contributing to the emergence of the idea of the “Faberge phenomenon.” With his influential work and immeasurable talent, there is no doubt that with time there is no branch of jewellery arts on which Faberge wouldn’t have left his mark.