Nestled Wonders (with the Easter Egg Surprises Inside)
Russian jeweller of a Baltic German descent, Peter Carl Faberge, has been consistently creating incredibly intricate Easter eggs for the Russian Imperial Court between 1885 and 1917.
These rare and unique "objects of desire" had the cover of enameled gold and gem stones, which would open to reveal hidden wonders inside - sometimes a golden yolk, or a delicately sculpted figure, or other mechanical inserts - all nestled in many levels like a traditional Russian matryoshka doll. As it is only fitting for an Easter Egg, each one contained a surprise! (could it be that the modern term "easter egg surprise" originated at the Russian court?)