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Russian Imperial Verbena Pin

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Price: $95.00 $25.00
Member Price: $85.50 $22.50

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Description

Our charming pin is based on a fanciful potted verbena plant (19th20th century), crafted by Peter Carl Faberg's (Russian, 18461920) workshop in gold, silver, enamel, diamonds, and semiprecious stones. Now in The Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation Collection, this whimsical object is on long-term loan to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Produced in cooperation with The Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation.

18K gold overlay, with Czech glass and crystals. Hand enameled. 3''L x 2 1/2''W.

  • 18K gold overlay, with Czech glass and crystals
  • Hand enameled
  • 3''L x 2 1/2''W

Art History

Peter Carl Faberg (Russian, 18461920) was a visionary and talented artisan and jeweler. In 1872 he took over his fathers small jewelry atelier in St. Petersburg and within 40 years had transformed it into the worlds largest enterprise of its kind, employing some 500 craftsmen and designers. Among the firms devoted and elite clientele were members of the Russian imperial family, the Romanovs, for whom they made the most precious pieces and the extraordinary Easter eggs.

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Description

Our charming pin is based on a fanciful potted verbena plant (19th20th century), crafted by Peter Carl Faberg's (Russian, 18461920) workshop in gold, silver, enamel, diamonds, and semiprecious stones. Now in The Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation Collection, this whimsical object is on long-term loan to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Produced in cooperation with The Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation.

18K gold overlay, with Czech glass and crystals. Hand enameled. 3''L x 2 1/2''W.





  • 18K gold overlay, with Czech glass and crystals
  • Hand enameled
  • 3''L x 2 1/2''W




Art History

Peter Carl Faberg (Russian, 18461920) was a visionary and talented artisan and jeweler. In 1872 he took over his fathers small jewelry atelier in St. Petersburg and within 40 years had transformed it into the worlds largest enterprise of its kind, employing some 500 craftsmen and designers. Among the firms devoted and elite clientele were members of the Russian imperial family, the Romanovs, for whom they made the most precious pieces and the extraordinary Easter eggs.


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