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The works of Peter Carl Fabergé ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/23/2014
.... Assisted by his sons and such Swiss artisans such as François Berbaum, Fabergé gained popularity as a brilliant designer, utilizing precious and semiprecious materials such as gold, silver, nephrite, agate and malachite as well as incomparable enamel detailing. Soon, the Fabergé... Read More »

Glossary of Antiques Terms - Antiques Glossary ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Glossary]
.... majolica A 19th century type of earthenware featuring colored lead glazes. malachite An opaque green mineral with very pronounced and often concentric banding....... It's surface is hard enough to be polished and malachite has been used for beads, cabochons, decorative items and pietre dure... Read More »

The Grand Tour ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2013
.... A band of precious malachite surrounds the central "picture" of St. Peter's Square. Set on a fine painted and carved wooden base this table is a remarkable example of the very finest of the mosaic craftsman's art... Read More »