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Russian Imperial Magnifier Pendant

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Price: $75.00
Member Price: $67.50

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Description

Our pendant is adapted from an ornate magnifying glass originally created by Peter Carl Faberg (Russian, 18461920) ca. 18961908. Faberg revolutionized the way jewelry was evaluated in Russia by emphasizing the design creativity and workmanship involved instead of just the value of the precious stones and metals.

Made expressly for the Metropolitan Museum in the United States.

24K gold overlay, made with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, glass, and enamel. Chain: 30''L; magnifier: 2 1/2''L.

  • 24K gold overlay, with glass and enamel
  • MADE WITH SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS
  • Chain: 30''L; magnifier: 2 1/2''L

Art History

Peter Carl Faberg's (Russian, 18461920) studio produced a wide variety of objets d'art, including magnificent jewelry, clocks, enamel cigarette cases, boxes, frames, and his ultimate achievement, a series of jeweled Easter eggs created for czars Alexander III and Nicholas II of Russia.

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Description

Our pendant is adapted from an ornate magnifying glass originally created by Peter Carl Faberg (Russian, 18461920) ca. 18961908. Faberg revolutionized the way jewelry was evaluated in Russia by emphasizing the design creativity and workmanship involved instead of just the value of the precious stones and metals.

Made expressly for the Metropolitan Museum in the United States.

24K gold overlay, made with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS, glass, and enamel. Chain: 30''L; magnifier: 2 1/2''L.





  • 24K gold overlay, with glass and enamel
  • MADE WITH SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS
  • Chain: 30''L; magnifier: 2 1/2''L




Art History

Peter Carl Faberg's (Russian, 18461920) studio produced a wide variety of objets d'art, including magnificent jewelry, clocks, enamel cigarette cases, boxes, frames, and his ultimate achievement, a series of jeweled Easter eggs created for czars Alexander III and Nicholas II of Russia.


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