Making Faberge-Style Eggs

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Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 135 pages
Learn to transform ordinary eggs into stylish and eye-catching jewelled ornaments. Starting with a blown eggshell, you can create an elegant container which opens in a variety of ways, to reveal a sumptuous fabric interior or even a complete miniature scene. Many different styles of decoration can be applied to the surface, and the finished product mounted on a graceful stand. Elaborately decorated eggs are traditional gifts in many countries. The extravagant jewelled pieces created by Carl Faberge for the Russian imperial family are the most famous examples, but real eggs and simple materials can make delightful decorations for the ordinary home. Decorative techniques illustrated in full colour include: - Scalloped lids - Using transfers - The Queen Ann cut - - Eggs with doors - Latticework - Clocks -

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The jeweled enamel Easter eggs fashioned by Peter Carl Faberg in pre-revolutionary Russia are the inspiration for these step-by-step decorated egg projects. Real goose eggs are cut, hinged, and ... Read full review

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