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In 1885 master goldsmith and jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé provided the first jewelled what?

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In 1885 master goldsmith and jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé provided the first jewelled what, for presentation by Alexander III of Russia to his wife at Easter?

posted Jun 14, 2019 by Harshita Dhaliwal

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Egg
The egg was made of gold coated with opaque white enamel, with a thin band of polished gold around the middle of the egg where the egg opens to reveal a "yolk" of gold which in turn opens on a varicoloured gold hen set with ruby eyes, which in its turn opens to show a gold and diamond replica of the imperial crown and a tiny ruby pendant. Fabergé's workshop eventually created 50 "eggs" of various kinds.

answer Jun 18, 2019 by Ananya Saha
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