Helena Tang-Lim’s Fabergé Vessel

Peter Carl Fabergé was a Russian jeweler best known for the creation of the famous Fabergé eggs. Made using precious metals and gemstones, the eggs are an infinitely more luxurious evolution of the Easter eggs.

Between 1885 and 1917, he is believed to have created as many as 69 eggs but to-date only 57 of them are known to survive. The first Fabergé egg was created for Tsar Alexander III who wanted to give his wife the Empress Maria Feodorovna an Easter egg possibly
to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their betrothal.

The Fabergé Vessel is inspired by these exquisite Easter eggs. It is an egg-shaped self-supporting vessel made entirely out of seed beads. Embellished with sparkling crystal, Czech fire-polished, and cabochons, the Vessel is topped with a dome-shaped lid that opens to a cavity for all your precious keepsakes.

Helena Tang-Lim started beaded in the mid-1990s so that she could make a pair of beaded shoes for herself. And from there, a passion for the colorful, glittering little balls of glass and crystal was born. A predominantly self-taught artist, Helena specializes in tiny seed beads using many off-loom techniques to create colorful, exquisite beaded creations.

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Faberge Vessel