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1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Museums | Sights
Fabergé Egg, Russian, 19th century
Platinum, gold, diamonds and emeralds
Courtesy of Betteridge Jewelers Hear the celebrated story of the famed Fabergé eggs.Dr. Scott Ruby, Curator of Russian and European Art, Hillwood Estate, Museum, & Gardens, Washington, DC, will talk about the development and intricate beauty of these decorative eggs created for the Russian Imperial family between 1885 and 1916. Crafted from precious metals and gemstones, the lavish designs are considered masterpieces of the jeweler's art. The lecture is free to Museum members and $5 at the door for non-members. Reservations are recommended; call the Museum at 203-869-0376 or email your name, number of guests and dates to firstname.lastname@example.org . This is the first in a series of lectures on the topic “Incredible Eggs,” held in conjunction with the Bruce Museum’s Eggs-hibition: Unscrambling Their History. The series continues on June 4.
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