Belgian Jewelry Maker’s Marks

Altenloh, E.
Brussels
Belgium
e.20th Century

Specialties

  • Manufacturing jewelers & silversmiths.
  • Jewelers to the Belgian court, Brussels.
Altenloh, Robert
Brussels
Belgium
e.1910-1930

Specialties

  • Silversmith

Designer for

D'Haese, Roel
Belgium
(1921 - )

Specialties

  • Modernest Jewelry Designer.

1938-42

  • Ecole Nationale Superieure d’ Architecture et ses Arts Decoratifs.
Delheid
Belgium
e.c.1930

Specialties

  • Manufacturing silversmiths.
Effront, Nadine
Belgium
e.1945

Specialties

  • Sculptor & jewelry designer.
  • Creates in Henry Laurens Paris workshop.
  • Student of George Braques.
  • Designed Greek-themed jewelry collection for the Hattie Carnegie Collection.

Materials used

Feys, Jacques
Belgium
e.c.1900

Specialties

  • Jeweler
Leysen
Brussels
Belgium
e.1855

Specialties

1855

  • Louis Leysen founded “Fabrique de Bijoux.

1920

  • Run by Louis, Henri & Charles.
  • New residence on rue Marche aux Poulets.
  • Many prominent clients.

1950

  • Headed by Jacques & Pierre.

1972

  • Henri Leyson (son of Jacques) continues the tradition.

1982

  • Official Supplier by Appointment to the Court of Belgium.
Wittamer-de Camps, Louis
Termes
Belgium
(1905 - ?)

Specialties

  • Couturier.
  • Jewelry designer since 1958.
Wolfers
Brussels
Belgium
(1858-1929)

Specialties

Wolfers Frères

  • Court Jewelers
  • Trained under his father gaining the skills of a goldsmith and jeweler.

1870-1890s

  • Influenced by Japanese craftwork and naturalism in the French Art Nouveau style.
  • Set up his own workshop in Brussels
  • Worked with ivory.

1889

  • Built an Art Nouveau villa at La Hulpe where he studied flowers, insects, peacocks, swans, bats, etc.
  • His designs became quite distinct from those of Wolfers Frères often sinister and surreal.
  • International Exhibition, Antwerp, 1894 & exhibition of Les Vingt, Brussels, 1895 – showcased carved ivory.

1902-1904

c.1908

  • His work became more geometric and abstract.
  • Turned away from jewelry to create sculpture.
Wolfers Frères
Belgium
e.1812

Specialties

  • Goldsmiths.
  • Silversmiths
  • Jewelers

Designers