And now once again, today Google is celebrating 166th birth anniversary of the Russian jeweller Peter Carl Faberge who is famous for his glistening Easter eggs specially made up by precious gemstones and metals.
In honour of Faberge’s worldwide famous creative art, Google doodle has released a much colorful logo as its home page with a set of six gold eggs sparkled with diamonds, precious metals and gemstones.
On May 30, 1846, Faberge was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia in a family of the German jeweller Gustav Faberge.
According to reports, Peter Carl had undertaken a course at the Dresden Arts and Crafts School, while he wanted to have much perfection in his passionate art and for that he took lessons from creative and much revered goldsmiths of his time in France, Germany and England.
Mentor as well as guider, his father’s workmaster Hiskias Pendin was also instructed him along with his education for several years.
He was married to Augusta Julia Jacobs.
However in 1882, Hiskias Pendin died and the entire responsibility of family business was in hand of Peter Carl Faberge who was won the gold medal at the Pan-Russian Exhibition in Moscow in the same year. Further, he was appointed as the court jeweller of the Romanov dynasty in 1885.
While handling the family firm responsibility, Carl had gained much reputation for his superb craftsmanship exquisite jewelled objects including the Easter egg designs which awarded the House of Faberge the title ‘Goldsmith by special appointment to the Imperial Crown’ by Tsar Alexander III.
Later two years while Faberge business was famous for worldwide in 1918, he died in Switzerland.