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Peter the Great Easter Egg by Faberge, dated 1903.  Given by Tsar Nicholas II to the Tsaritsa Alexandra. Every Easter (except 1904 and 1905, when Russia was at war with Japan) he gave a Faberge Egg to her and to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna.

Peter the Great Egg, 1903. Presented by Nicholas II to Tsarina Alexandra Fyodorovna

A Fabergé egg is not just for Easter

The Faberge 'Cuckoo' egg, given by Tsar Nicholas II to his mother in 1900

The Faberge Mosaic Egg ~ Czarina Alexandra Fyodorovna. The surprise is a jewelled and enamelled miniature frame painted with the profiles in camaieu brun of the five Imperial children on an opalescent pink enamel ground surrounded by green enamel husk and pearls, surmounted by an Imperial crown set with rose diamonds..

Faberge Egg 1899 - "Madonna Lily Clock Egg" Nicholas II gift to his wife. Currently in Russia.

The Winter Egg ---- considered by experts to be the most beautiful of all of the Faberge Eggs. Nicholas II had this made for 1913. The "surprise" inside is a basket of flowers to represent Spring.

The Resurrection Egg by Faberge ca 1887. Made of yellow gold, rock crystal, rose-cut diamonds, pearls, brilliant diamonds and various coloured enamels. It is one of Faberge's masterpieces and is essentially a jewel.

Presented by Tsar Nicholas II to his mother, the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, on Easter 1900, this egg in the form of a Baroque table clock is enameled violet over a guilloché zigzag ground. Embellished with ornate motifs, the diamond-set dial is wreathed by seed pearls and set against a panel of white enamel enveloped by gold foliage, pearls and diamonds.

The "Clover Leaf" Faberge Egg ~ made in 1902 for Tzar Nicholas II as an Easter gift to his wife. It is one of the few Faberge eggs that have never left Russia & due to the thin gold ribbon & transparent green enamel construction, it's considered too fragile to travel.

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Treasures of the Empire revealed: 1914 Faberge egg, Queen Mary's emerald pendant and a golden crown crafted by South American tribesmen make up new Jubilee exhibition

A mosaic Faberge Imperial Easter egg, from 1914, purchased by King George V for his wife, Queen Mary. It was originally commissioned by Tsar Nicholas II.