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Today, the Upper East Side will get significantly more sparkly with the opening of Fabergé's first U.S. boutique at 684 Madison Avenue. WWD reports that the store includes pale gray curtains, a wall covered in purple silk, crystal chandeliers, lavender vintage chairs, and all the bejeweled egg pendants and diamond-encrusted necklaces you could ever want under one lavish roof.
For the record, a purchase at Fabergé will easily set you back a couple thousand, at least. Small egg pendants retail for $8,000, and cocktail rings and earrings from the Les Précieuses collection go for $19,500. And then there's the Romanov collar that's made of 186.85 carats of emeralds and 98 carats of diamonds—that one is several million. We're presuming a good chunk of that profit goes toward paying a fleet of high-end security officers.
· Fabergé to Open First U.S. Store [WWD]
· Fabergé Will Bring Its Bejeweled Eggs to Madison Avenue [Racked NY]
· Fabergé [Official Site]