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Rolls-Royce debuts 'Spirit of Ecstasy’ Fabergé Egg

Rolls-Royce debuts ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ Fabergé Egg

With just 50 pre-1917 Imperial Eggs completed, these exceptionally valuable creations are some of the most useful and coveted objects ever to have been
created.

Now, in a modern style, a new Fabergé Egg has been produced. Two of the world’s most esteemed homes of luxury have joined forces to develop a single special objet d’art, for a single discerning patron. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and Fabergé proudly announce the ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ Fabergé Egg.

For the initial time in history, an iteration of the Spirit of Ecstasy, the enigmatic mascot that has adorned Rolls-Royce motor vehicles given that 1911, is cocooned in an exquisite, modern, Fabergé Egg. The style, conceived by Rolls-Royce Designers Stefan Monro and Alex Innes and rendered by Fabergé Lead Designer Liisa Talgren, has been brought to life by Fabergé workmaster Paul Jones, producing a modern interpretation of a single of the world’s most fabled and prized possessions.

The commissioning of a Rolls-Royce motor vehicle is usually a seminal moment for the patron, so as well is the commissioning of a Fabergé Egg. Indeed, this ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ Fabergé Egg, the second to be commissioned in the ‘Imperial Class’ given that 1917 – a category reserved only for Fabergé’s most illustrious creations – celebrates the history, heritage and legend for which each Rolls-Royce and Fabergé have been revered more than a lot more than a century. Both brands have navigated the vicissitudes of time and continue to generate the apogee of modern day, extremely sought following, accurate luxury things. The Egg is destined for the residence of a excellent collector of each brands.

The Egg connects the components that lie at the extremely core of each and every marque – the Spirit of Ecstasy, the illustrious muse that has guided each and every Rolls-Royce motor vehicle for more than a century, and the type of a Fabergé Egg, the pinnacle of ornamental expression. The masterpiece resulting from this distinguished collaboration reflects the extraordinary interest to detail and the consummate craftsmanship for which each brands are renowned to this day.

Torsten Müller-Ötvös, chief executive officer, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, mentioned, “The Spirit of Ecstasy’ Fabergé Egg was born from an intrinsic desire to further the realms of Bespoke personalisation. Responding to the continuing demands of patrons in search of unique and cherished possessions, a designer at the House of Rolls-Royce sketched an egg, igniting a fascination that will undoubtedly become one of the most collectable items of modern times.”

A team of seven craftspeople from Fabergé undertook the challenge of fabricating the style making use of the finest components married with their extraordinary talent as artist jewellers. At initial glance, the Egg is unmistakable in its character. Design cues from Fabergé’s heritage are masterfully woven into the intricate style which stands at 160mm and weighs just 400g, with the Egg harnessing the ‘surprise and delight’ attributes for which Imperial Eggs are celebrated.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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