Peter Carl Fabergé 1846 - 1920

Nationality:
Russian
born in:
St Petersburg, St Petersburg, Leningrad, Rossiya, Russia

(1846–1920) Russian jeweller. He took over his father's business in 1870, making decorative objects in gold and precious stones. Famed for his designs of flowers and animals, he made many jewelled Easter eggs for European royalty, the first for Tsar Alexander III in 1884. Fabergé left Russia after the Revolution of 1917.