Treasure: Czar's Faberge Eggs
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They are at once exquisite works of art and fascinating relics of a vanished era. Some of the most valuable and prized treasures on earth the jeweled eggs created by Peter Carl Faberge for the Russian czar represent the zenith of the jeweler's art. They helped secure Faberge a monumental reputation and embody an era of opulence that came to a sudden horrific end. THE CZAR'S FABERGE EGGS tours the Forbes Collection-the world's largest-and the Hillwood Museum and offers a comprehensive history of these magnificent creations. Curators and experts reveal the amazing features that make each egg a masterpiece while historians explain how the waning years of Russian royalty can be traced through the eggs' changing themes. From the courts of the czar to today's auctions A&E presents the incredible story of some of the most mesmerizing objects ever created. DVD Features: Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.