Let me start out by saying, I am an art history nut. I love learning about the stories behind art. I actually watch a neat show called "Raiders of the Lost Art" about art that has been lost/stolen over the years. They actually did a story on Faberge and his eggs. I think it's a great story of how success is based on skill and on luck-had the Czar's wife not come into his shop and admired his work, he probably would not be a household name today.
I came across this activity on: http://www.byrdseed.tv/ . If you are looking for ways to spice up your instruction, especially ways to make it more interesting for GT kiddos, this is a great place to find ideas. I watched a video from Terri over at : https://engagetheirminds.com/. I adapted it somewhat for my little ones, but we looked at pics of Faberge eggs and the detail they had, the surprise they had inside. I assigned each student a partner and asked them to decorate their egg on the front and then put a surprise inside for them. I can't use many of them here because they put names in the middle, etc. but here are a few:
Her idea used papier mache and was a little more involved-but I wanted to do this in the first few weeks of school so we just used construction paper. The kids really enjoyed it!