The Fabergé family were originally from France with some members of the family settling in Russia in the 19th century. The beginning of the Faberge legend came with the birth of Peter Carl Fabergé in 1846. He was educated in Germany where he also did his goldsmith apprenticeship. Faberge soon inherited his father's jewellery workshop in Russia in the ?Venice of the North? St. Petersburg.
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Fancy a Roman Holiday? Here?s what not to miss!
1) Give the horse-drawn carriages a miss. They may look romantic, but Roman traffic is anything but. Instead, choose to explore by foot.
2) The flower market on Campo de? Fiori is colourful and exuberant. Down a double-espresso and immerse yourself in the blooms.
3) Does your beloved really love you? To find out, wander through the Jewish quarter toward Teatro di Marcello till you find Bocca della Verita, ?the Mouth of Truth?. This is a legendary lie-detector for paranoid lovers. Put your hand into the scary statue?s mouth and swear your love. If you don?t really mean it, your hand will be bitten off. (Allegedly.)
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