Today’s Fun Photo Friday will deal almost exclusively with showing off the incredibly intricate work of Carl Fabergé by getting up close and personal with some of his miniatures (click on any image below to enlarge and bring up today’s slide show):
Also on tap for your viewing and photographic pleasure at the Fabergé Museum are religious icons:
But, let’s face it . . . it’s Carl Fabergé’s work that brings in the crowds:
I won’t bore you with tales of Peter Carl Fabergé and his connections to the the family of Tsar Nicholas II, because we’ve all heard of the famed Fabergé Eggs. I’ll just leave it that eggs were not the only ‘toys’ supplied by Carl Fabergé to the Romanov family. He also made very intricate replicas of coaches, royal litters, and other items. Examples of these, as well as non-Fabergé items such as intricate royal plates and ceramics are available to view at an incredible museum in St. Petersburg.
When you travel to St. Petersburg, you really won’t want to skip the Fabergé Museum. It’s that impressive: