|Starting in 1885, the Faberge egg became an Easter tradition in the Romanov family,|
each year, becoming ever larger and more elaborate.
|Gustav Faberge, |
|Peter Carl Faberge, |
the egg maker.
|The Hen Egg, 1885, by Faberge|
|The Faberge Coronation Egg, 1897, perhaps the most famous |
and elaborate of all the Imperial Eggs, took fifteen months
(working day and night) to craft with all its working parts.