Faberge is perhaps best known as a supplier to the Russian imperial family – amazing jewelry, semi-precious animals, picture frames, snuff boxes and of course, the well known Easter eggs that were a traditional annual family gift.
Came across this bracelet on the Sotheby’s site. It’s described as a “hinged bangle applied with floral and foliate motifs set with variously shaped gemstones including opals, emeralds, sapphires, pearls, rubies, turquoise, highlighted at intervals with rose-cut diamonds, to a matt gold ground, inner circumference 160mm, 56 Zolotnik mark, St Petersburg, work masters mark AH.”
Original auction estimate was 10,000-15,000 GBP; it sold for 16,875 GBP March 19, 2009. Photo is from Sotheby’s.