Princess Elisabeth of Denmark wearing a Faberge brooch made to commemorate the coronation of Tsar Nicholas II. The diamond brooch in the form of a crown set with two large cushion-shaped diamonds each weighing over 15 carats... The brooch was one of approximately half a dozen made on this occasion by Fabergé for the highest ranking grand duchesses. The Dowager Empress and the Tsarina received larger versions of the same jewel.
An American man who makes his living as a reseller of scrap metal hit the jackpot when an item embedded with gold and jewels that he purchased for a paltry sum turned out to be an iconic Faberge Egg worth tens of millions of dollars...
A Faberge jeweled, gold and guilloche enamel parasol handle, workmaster Michael Perchin, ST Petersburg, circa 1899-1903, with scratched inventory number 6923. Slightly tapering cylindrical form, enameled overall in scarlet red over engine turned ground. The top and bottom borders are set with pearls and the terminal is set with a rose cut diamond.
Prince Felix Yusupov, his wife, the Princess Irina and pendants they wore. The pendant on the right is in gold and white enamel, and contains the Cyrillic initials of Princess Irina. By Marie Poutine's Jewels & Royals: Faberge Pendants and Necklaces