A hand seal by Carl Faberge, St Peterburg, Russia, pre.1886. Mounted as a seal by Carl Faberge, this Siberian aquamarine crystal of hexagonal form is encircled by a gold handle in the form of a snake set with cabochon ruby, and is signed with the initials of the chief workmaster Erik Kollin. Available from Wartski, 14 Grafton Street, London www.wartski.com
AN ANTIQUE DIAMOND, RUBY AND EMERALD PENDANT Of openwork drop-shaped design, the central light yellow cushion-cut diamond within ruby, emerald and diamond surround to the pearl drop and diamond line suspension loop, adapted, mounted in silver and gold, early 19th century, 7.3 cm. high
'Dragon King' brooch from a Russian fable of the underworld, uses Faberge’s color palette of jewels: colored diamonds, Brazilian tourmalines (w/bits of copper are neon green or blue) and orange Padparadscha sapphires.
The legendary house of Faberge has recently unveiled a new collection of High Jewelry Egg Pendants, the first since This collection is to honor the great tradition of Imperial Eggs started by Peter Carl Faberge for the Romanov Family.