Everyone heard the name Faberge is currently expensive jewelry, which are highly valued even royal personages.Among the clients of Carl Faberge were the kings and queens of Spain, England, Italy, Greece, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Siam.Russian royal family ordered 56 eggs.Especially prized talent jeweler Nicholas II, who on the eve of Easter each ordered 2 eggs and gave them to his wife and mother.

success jeweler Faberge

Faberge workshop after it was headed by Carl evolved from a modest room, which few people know, one of the most popular places in St. Petersburg.This day came the great princes, to see what's new came up with the jeweler.

Over 32 years of Carl Faberge created a jewelry about 70 eggs, 56 of the royal family, and 14 private collections.If a few years ago, expe
rts believed that the most sophisticated and expensive Faberge produced for the royal court, in November 2007, they had to change my opinion, the auction was put up the private collection of the product - the Rothschild egg.

Rothschild Egg - the most expensive Faberge

This egg Maurice Ephrussi ordered to give his brother-Edouard de Rothschild for the wedding.Since its inception it was stored in the Rothschild family and his property was in 2007, was put up for auction in London and bought a Russian collector Alexander Ivanov, for the record price of $ 18.5 million.

This product consists of hours and the surprise of the egg is shown every hourThe Golden Cockerel, encrusted with diamonds.Decorative Faberge eggs used pink enamel.Modern experts call the Rothschild egg and perfect the mechanism of a work of art.

Carl Faberge made two similar balls, "Chanticleer", which is ordered for his private collection of Alexander Kelch known gold mines, and "Rooster" for the collection of the royal family.

cost of other Faberge eggs

In 2003, at the exhibition in London was sold "Winter Egg", which at that time was considered the most expensive.He bought the Arab sheikh for $ 9.6 million. Viktor Vekselberg became the owner of the Forbes collection, consisting of 9 eggs, the sum of all goods - $ 100 million.

Egg Rothschild - the most expensive Faberge, but until now the exact number of products, their presence andprice unknown.Interestingly, the Rothschild egg was included in the list of the most expensive works of Russian art, and it is estimated more than creations of Chagall and Malevich.