Would you spend $100 million on eggs? You might if they were Faberge.

Watch The Genius of Carl Faberge on BBC Select

They were the world’s first Easter eggs – made for the Russian Tsars as Easter gifts. But they’re more expensive than any you’ve received.

Cultural commentator Stephen Smith goes on a hunt – from the British Royal family’s exquisite collection to the Russian billionaire who has spent $100 million on them – and uncovers the extraordinary life of the virtuoso jeweller who designed them.

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