[ fab-er-zhey for 1; fab-er-jey, -zhey or, French, fa-ber-zhey for 2 ]
/ ˌfæb ərˈʒeɪ for 1; ˌfæb ərˈdʒeɪ, -ˈʒeɪ or, French, fa bɛrˈʒeɪ for 2 /
(Peter) Carl Gus·ta·vo·vich [kahrl guh-stah-vuh-vich], /kɑrl gəˈstɑ və vɪtʃ/, 1846–1920, Russian goldsmith and jeweler.
fine gold and enamel ware made in St. Petersburg, Russia, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, much of it for the Russian court.
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British Dictionary definitions for Fabergé
/ (ˈfæbəˌʒeɪ) /
Peter Carl. 1846–1920, Russian goldsmith and jeweller, known for the golden Easter eggs and other ornate and fanciful objects that he created for the Russian and other royal families
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