Sarah Faberge will wear bespoke Fabergé jewellery which will be auctioned for the Gemfields Foundation.
July 20, 2023: Luxury cruise line, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, has announced Sarah Fabergé, Founding Member of The Fabergé Heritage Council and great-granddaughter of Peter Carl Fabergé, as Godmother to the ship Seven Seas Grandeur.
Ms. Faberge will christen the ship at an exclusive gala event in Miami, Florida on December 10, 2023, which will also feature entertainment from Emmy and Tony award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth. Seven Seas Grandeur will then embark on a 3-night Caribbean christening cruise, before returning to Miami for its maiden Caribbean season.
“As a founding member of the Fabergé Heritage Council, Sarah symbolises the shared ethos and distinctive qualities that define our two eminent luxury brands and is therefore the ideal Godmother of our newest ship, Seven Seas Grandeur,” said Andrea DeMarco, President of Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
Ms. Faberge will wear bespoke earrings and a ring specifically designed for the upcoming Christening event. These exquisite pieces, made of 18k white gold and featuring blue guilloché enamel, white diamonds and pearls, will be auctioned to raise money for charity in 2024. The proceeds from this auction will be donated to the Gemfields Foundation, the charitable arm of Gemfields which is the parent company of Fabergé. The foundation is dedicated to undertaking various activations designed to address poverty alleviation in communities and wildlife conservation in sub-Saharan Africa. Notably, the charity's impactful projects span countries which Regent visits, such as Madagascar and Mozambique.
As part of the collaboration, Regent previously announced the commission of a one-of-a-kind, meticulously hand-crafted objet d'art known as Journey in Jewels. This exquisite Fabergé egg will hold the distinction of being the first-ever permanent resident of its kind on the open seas, proudly serving as the crowning jewel within the ship's multi-million-dollar art collection.
“Today’s Fabergé looks to the ingenuity of my great-grandfather, Peter Carl Fabergé and his constant pursuit of excellence,” said Ms. Fabergé. “I am honoured to be Godmother to this extraordinary new ship which, like Fabergé, has been inspired by the past and reimagined for the future, and I also look forward to hosting Regent guests onboard Seven Seas Grandeur for my exclusive Spotlight Voyage in 2024”.
The Fabergé Spotlight Voyage on board Seven Seas Grandeur, sailing July 1, 2024, will envelop luxury travellers into the world of Fabergé with small group master-class programmes, exclusive access to unique and intimate shore-side tours, jewelled egg demonstrations, and lectures and screenings. The 10-night sailing will depart from Rome (Civitavecchia) and cruise the Mediterranean, calling in Salerno, Italy; Taormina (Sicily), Italy; Valletta, Malta; Palma de Mallorca; Barcelona, Spain; Provence (Marseille), and Antibes, France before ending at Monte Carlo.