02 November 2006


 Harry N. Abrams, £19.95 (0-8109-4953-9); Church Times Bookshop £17.95

Fabergé crafted these rowan berries (centre) with redcurrants, lingonberries and wild cherries, from cornelian, enamel, gold, rock crystal and nephrite, around 1900. They are all in the Royal Collection, part of the collection of Queen Alexandra. It is one of the pictures of the jeweller’s exquisite work in this book.

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