7 April 2015
The designs for the Faberge eggs were influenced by the elaborately painted hard-boiled eggs given as gifts for Russian Orthodox Easter. Faberge eggs are crafted of precious metals, gemstones and delicate enameling work. Below is a bit of history about these rare and expensive eggs. which helps explain why they still make the ultimate Easter gift. Compelling Egg History Jeweler Peter Carl Faberge created his eggs between 1885 and 1917. His most famous clients were the Russian Tsars Alexander III and Nicolas II, who ordered the eggs each Easter for their loved ones.