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Fabergé eggs
April 13

The Imperial Easter Eggs, created by Carl Fabergé for the Russian royal family, were magnificent works of art brilliantly portrayed in gold, gemstones, and enamel. Each individual egg was an elegantly detailed and unique design, often taking a team of master Fabergé craftsmen over a year to produce. Created from a rich combination of gemstones, gold, enamels, and other precious metals, every Imperial Easter egg also contained a hidden surprise. The inventive and witty designs soon became a yearly tradition following the presentation of the first egg to Empress Marie Feodorovna in 1883.

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