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Memory of Azov Egg (or Azova Egg)  Date	1891  Presented by Alexander III to Czarina Maria Fyodorovna

Memory of Azov Egg (or Azova Egg) Date 1891 Presented by Alexander III to Czarina Maria Fyodorovna

The first Faberge Egg was made for Tsar Alexander III, who commissioned Peter Carl Fabergé to create a unique Easter egg to give to his wife, the empress Maria Ferdorovna. After his death, his son Nicholas II continued the tradition, presenting one to his wife and mother. Between 1885 and 1916, the House of Fabergé presented the Tsar and his royal family with an Easter egg during every Russian Orthodox Easter.

The first Faberge Egg was made for Tsar Alexander III, who commissioned Peter Carl Fabergé to create a unique Easter egg to give to his wife, the empress Maria Ferdorovna. After his death, his son Nicholas II continued the tradition, presenting one to his wife and mother. Between 1885 and 1916, the House of Fabergé presented the Tsar and his royal family with an Easter egg during every Russian Orthodox Easter.

The Royal Danish egg (also known as the Danish Jubilee egg) is a jewelled enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé in 1903, for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented the egg to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna. One of eight Fabergé eggs that are currently lost, it is one of two eggs whose existence is known only from a single photograph. The egg contains miniature portraits of the parents of the Dowager Empress.

The Royal Danish egg (also known as the Danish Jubilee egg) is a jewelled enameled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé in 1903, for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented the egg to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna. One of eight Fabergé eggs that are currently lost, it is one of two eggs whose existence is known only from a single photograph. The egg contains miniature portraits of the parents of the Dowager Empress.

Imperial Faberge Egg - The Swan Egg Commisioned in 1906 by Tsar Nicholas II, the egg was presented to the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna on Easter that year for her 40th Wedding Anniversary

Imperial Faberge Egg - The Swan Egg Commisioned in 1906 by Tsar Nicholas II, the egg was presented to the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna on Easter that year for her 40th Wedding Anniversary

The 'Mauve' Faberge Egg ~ made in 1897 for Tzar Nicholas II to give to his mother.  It is one of the eight Imperial eggs whose whereabouts is unknown.

The 'Mauve' Faberge Egg ~ made in 1897 for Tzar Nicholas II to give to his mother. It is one of the eight Imperial eggs whose whereabouts is unknown.

The Dowager (or Imperial Pelican) Fabergé egg, is a jewelled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé in 1898. The egg was made for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented it to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna on Easter 1898.

The Dowager (or Imperial Pelican) Fabergé egg, is a jewelled Easter egg made under the supervision of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé in 1898. The egg was made for Nicholas II of Russia, who presented it to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna on Easter 1898.

The Romanow House Tercentenary Egg, varicoloured gold, silver, steel, portrait diamonds, rose-cut diamonds, turquoise, rock crystal, purpurine, ivory, 1913. Presented by Nicholas II to Tsarina Alexandra Fyodorovna. The Kremlin Armoury Museum, Moscow

The Romanow House Tercentenary Egg, varicoloured gold, silver, steel, portrait diamonds, rose-cut diamonds, turquoise, rock crystal, purpurine, ivory, 1913. Presented by Nicholas II to Tsarina Alexandra Fyodorovna. The Kremlin Armoury Museum, Moscow