Fabergé eggs: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

You’ve probably heard of Fabergé eggs—gorgeous, delicate, but decked with gemstones, enamel, and precious metals.
He was born in Saint Petersburg in 1846. Then, after his father’s death, he took over the family jewelry firm in 1882.
The Danish palaces egg was seamed with diamonds and emeralds with a star sapphire on top, and the delicate Diamond Trellis egg contained an automaton of an ivory elephant.

Comprehension questions