Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 11

Faberge Russian Sapphire Floral Brooch Pin Original Box 56 Hallmark Gold, 1900



Russian Faberge Sapphire Floral Brooch Pin in Original Box. An extremely rare example of the famous Russian Jewelry House Faberge. Stamped in Cyrillic KF (Karl Faberge) 56 Gold Hallmark. The work is simply outstanding! The leaves are so delicate and the Sapphires have a deep blue color. 1900 Original box, missing an insert but still clearly states in Russian: K. Faberge. Supplier for the Royal House. Moscow Kuzneckiy most 4 Amazing item for any jewelry collection a true piece of history that is waiting to start a new page and still be worn. Weight: 10 gr Length: 38 mm Height: 16 mm


  • Creator
  • Metal
  • Stone
  • Stone Cut
    Old European Cut
  • Weight
    10 g
  • Dimensions
    Height: 0.63 in. (16 mm)Length: 1.5 in. (38 mm)
  • Style
    Art Deco
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    Early 20th Century
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Herzelia, IL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU183129528222

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more

About Fabergé (Designer)

     Best known for creating the lavishly ornate and intricately devised Imperial Easter Eggs given by the last czars to their families as annual holiday gifts, the House of Fabergé was the most prestigious Russian luxury goods maker of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Serving the aristocracy and the well-to-do through stores in St. Petersburg, Moscow and as far afield as London, Fabergé crafted a wide range of jewelry, clock cases, silver and myriad objets de vertu that included picture frames, cigarette boxes, cufflinks and carved hardstone floral and animal figurines. Following the revolution, the firm was closed by the Soviet state in 1918.

     Master goldsmith Gustav Fabergé, a descendant of Huguenot emigrées, founded the company in St. Petersburg in 1842. The firm did a brisk trade among the lesser nobility and the merchant class, but it flourished under the guidance of Gustav’s eldest son Carl Fabergé, who took over in 1872. Cosmopolitan, widely-traveled and himself a master goldsmith, the younger Fabergé drew early design inspiration when he volunteered to catalogue and restore pieces in the imperial jewelry collection in the Hermitage. Fabergé pieces based on historical jewelry from the Hermitage caught the attention of Czar Alexander III at a Moscow exhibition in 1882, and three years later he commissioned the first Imperial Easter Egg as a gift for the czarina. (Relatively simple in design compared to the complex cloisonné-adorned eggs that followed, the first egg was a white-enameled ovoid containing a gold “yolk” that held a gold hen, which in turn contained a replica of the imperial crown from which hung an egg-shaped ruby pendant.) Czar Nicholas II continued the tradition, presenting two eggs each Easter — one for his wife and one for his mother. As the appointed goldsmith to the royal court, the House of Fabergé became the darling of Russian aristocrats as well as wealthy patrons across Europe. Many and varied objets — hundreds of thousands by one count — were made to meet their demand. The firm employed some 500 craftsmen and designers when it was shuttered.

     After the Russian Revolution, the Fabergé name and trademark endured a checkered passage through the 20th century. Family members left their homeland in 1918 and set up a new business in Paris that was mainly concerned with repairing and restoring earlier-made wares. The name was adopted by an American fragrance and beauty products maker in the late 1930s, and later authorized by the family in a 1951 agreement. The trademark has been subsequently sold several times, and attached to numerous products including jewelry.

     For connoisseurs, true Fabergé refers to items made in the firm’s brief, golden decades from 1885 to 1917. Collectors are advised to make a study of Fabergé works in museum collections such as the Victoria & Albert and the Royal Collection in London to gain an understanding of the quality of genuine goods made by the original firm, and then to purchase only from reputable and reliable dealers, such those at 1stdibs. As you will see from the jewelry and objects on these pages, Fabergé pieces are richly redolent of a romantic past, and a source of thorough delight.

About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Herzelia, Israel
Gold Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are highly rated and consistently exceed customer expectations.
Established in 2000
1stDibs seller since 2020
17 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: <1 hour
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Faberge Sapphire Diamond Yellow Gold Brooch
By Fabergé
Located in London, GB
A Fabergé sapphire and diamond brooch, the yellow gold scroll set with a rose-cut diamond and sapphire, collet set, estimated approximate diamond weight 0.20 carats, estimated approx...

Antique Late 19th Century Victorian Brooches


Blue Sapphire, Diamond, Yellow Gold

Faberge Antique Sapphire Diamond Gold Brooch
By Fabergé
Located in New York, NY
Original Faberge antique 18k gold brooch, with three sapphire cabochons (measuring approx. 8.6 x 7.4mm and 10.6 x 8.4mm) and approx. 0.30cts in diamonds. Brooch is 48mm x 15mm. Marke...

Antique 19th Century Brooches


Diamond, Sapphire, Gold

Faberge Ruby Sapphire Diamond Gold Lozenge-Shaped Brooch
By Fabergé
Located in London, GB
A Faberge ruby, sapphire and diamond lozenge-shaped brooch, with a white fluted baton-shaped motif set with a cabochon-cut sapphire and ruby at finials, with rose-cut diamond collars...

Antique Late 19th Century Victorian Brooches


Diamond, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, Yellow Gold

Faberge Raspberry Red Enamel Gold Snake and Miniature Egg Stick Pin Brooch
By Fabergé
Located in London, GB
A Fabergé yellow gold stick pin with coiled snake motif surmount, the serpent's mouth suspending a miniature egg in translucent raspberry red enamel with guilloché ground, Workmaster...

Antique Late 19th Century Victorian Brooches


Yellow Gold

Carl Faberge Peridot Diamond Gold Brooch
By Fabergé
Located in New York, NY
Rare and unusual peridot, diamond and 14K yellow gold brooch by Carl Faberge. The focal point is a richly colored peridot stone, approx. 19cts total weight, surrounded by high grade ...

Antique Late 19th Century Brooches


Diamond, Peridot, 14k Gold

Faberge Diamond Gold Platinum Bow Brooch
By Fabergé
Located in London, GB
A Fabergé diamond bow brooch, unsigned, the central brilliant-cut diamond with the bow of pierced platinum work in cross designs set with rose-cut diamonds all millegrain set in plat...

Early 20th Century Edwardian Brooches


Diamond, Gold, Platinum

Faberge 5 Carat Aquamarine and Diamond Pin Original Box
By Modern Fabergé
Located in Carlsbad, CA
This Beautiful Antique Signed Faberge Pin in the pinnacle of Elegance and Authority. Made between the years of 1856 and 1917, this pin has been through a lot, while remaining in its ...

Antique Late 19th Century Brooches


Aquamarine, Diamond

Faberge Antique Russian Tourmaline Enamel Diamond Gold Brooch
By Karl Fabergé
Located in Chicago, IL
Made in St. Petersburg in the 1890s The rare antique FABERGE button-shaped brooch is centered with a sparkling pink tourmaline that is elegantly complimented by a glossy white ename...

Antique Late 19th Century Victorian Brooches



The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery