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17 February

On February 17, 1740, according to the decree of Empress Anna Ioannovna, two court jesters were made to marry and a house made entirely out of ice in the center of St. Petersburg was constructed in honor of the event.…

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Peter Carl Faberge

Peter Carl Faberge was a world famous master jeweler and head of the ‘House of Faberge’ in Imperial Russia in the waning days of the Russian Empire.

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