British Jewelry Maker's Marks

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Adie Bros.

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Adie Bros.
Great Britain
e.1879 - Cl. 1968

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers

Designers c.1925

  • Fernand Piret
  • Harold Stabler


Artificers' Guild

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Artificers' Guild
Great Britain
1901-1942

Specialties

  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers
  • Jewelry & Other Metalwork

Designers

1903

  • Purchased by Montague Fordham, former director of the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft.
  • Renamed: Montague Fordham, House furnisher, Jeweller ad Metalworker.
  • Address: 9 Maddox Street.

1906-1911

  • Renamed: The Artificers' Guild (late Montague Fordham) Art Metalworkers.


Charles Robert Ashbee

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Charles Robert Ashbee
Great Britain
1863-1942

Specialties

1887-88

  • Founder
  • Guild of Handicraft
  • Ashbee was the principal designer.
  • Guildsmen made up Ashbee's designs, learning their craft by trial and error.

1898

  • Translated Cellini's Treatises
  • Guild became a Limited Liability Company with a registered mark.

Honorary Member

  • Vereinigung bildender Kunstler Osterreich-Secession, Vienna.

1915-1919

  • Professor in Cairo

1919-1923

  • Palestine


Asprey & Co.

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Asprey & Co.
Great Britain
London
1903-present

Specialties

  • Jewelers
  • Silversmiths
  • Dressing Cases

1847

  • New Bond Street Store

1851

  • Great Exhibition: Gold Medal awarded by Queen Victoria

1862

  • Royal Warrant from Queen Victoria

1889

  • Royal Warrant from King Edward VII

1925

  • Pearl Necklace commissioned by Queen Mary

1930

  • Five trunks commissioned by Maharajah of Patiala

1975

  • Queen's Award to industry from Queen Elizabeth II

1998

  • Merger: Asprey & Garrard

2002

  • Demerger from Garrard

Currently

  • Specializing in custom designs, novelties & luxury merchandise


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Barnard, Edward, & Sons

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Barnard, Edward, & Sons
Great Britain
e.1829

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers

Designers

  • Jane Barnard
  • Charles Francis Annesley Voysey


Benham & Froud

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Benham & Froud
Great Britain
late 19th century

Specialties

  • Manufacturers

Designer



Benson

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Benson
1849-1973
London
Watches & clocks
c.1888
Platinum & yellow gold novelty brooches
• Acquired Hunt & Roskell
1973
• Name sold


William Arthur Smith Benson

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William Arthur Smith Benson
Great Britain
e.c.1880s (1854-1924)

Specialties

  • Architect & designer.
  • Manufacturers
  • Silver, Plate & Other Metalwork (some cast iron work)

Designed for

  • Coalbrookdale Co.
  • Falkirk Iron Co.

1887

  • Founded the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society.
  • Provided a place for the Art Worker's Guild to exhibit their work.
  • All work was required to be completely hand made.


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Birmingham Guild of Handicraft

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Birmingham Guild of Handicraft
Great Britain
Birmingham
e.1890

Specialties

  • Jewelry & Metalwork Crafts Association working with precious and base metals.

Designers

  • Arthur S. Dixon & Founder.
  • Claude Napier-Clavering
  • Montague Fordham, Director.

1895

  • BGH became a Limited Company.

1910

  • BGH consolidated with Gittins Craftsmen Ltd., specializing in jewelry production.


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William Thomas Blackband

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William Thomas Blackband
Great Britain
Birmingham
1885-1949

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Jewelers
  • Specialized in filigree.
  • Educated at the Vittoria Street School and later returned to teach. retiring from there in 1946.
  • Worked closely with Arthur Gaskin.


Charles Boyton & Son

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Charles Boyton & Son
Great Britain
e.1934

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers
  • Worked for family firm.

1935

Designer

  • Charles Boyton


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T. & J. Bragg

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T. & J. Bragg
Great Britain
Birmingham
early 19th cen.

Specialties

  • Founded by Thomas Perry Bragg in early 19th Century.

1844

  • Taken over by sons Thomas & John.

1862, 1867 & 1872

  • Exhibited at the International Exhibits.
  • Specialized in enamel and gold bracelets and brooches.
  • Showed Egyptian style jewelry in 1872.


John Brogden

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John Brogden
USA
London
1842-1885

Specialties

1829

  • Brogden and Garlend.

1835-1841

  • Garland and Watherston

1842-1864

  • Partner in Watherston and Brogden.

1851, 1862, 1867 & 1878

  • Exhibited a the exhibitions, gold medal in 1867.


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Alwyn C.E Carr

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Alwyn C.E Carr
Great Britain
London
1872-1940

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Studied: Sheffield School of Art.

1897 - 1919

Style


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Castellani

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Castellani
Italy
Rome
e. c.1816

Specialties

1826

  • Began production jewelry based on early Roman excavations

1848

  • Closed temporarily due to the Italian political climate

1858

  • Alessandro and Augusto Castellani re-opened the workshop

1860s

1930

  • Closed after the death of Alfredo


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Century Guild

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Century Guild
Great Britain
fl.1883-c.1892

Specialties


Child & Child

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Child & Child
USA
London
1880-1916

Specialties

1880

  • Harold & Walter Child
  • Began as plate workers, became manufacturing jewelers c.1891.
  • Renaissance Revival
  • Art Nouveau
  • Edwardian Jewelry
  • Royal Warrant for Queen Alexandra.
  • Partnership dissolved in 1899 - Harold continued until 1916.

Specialty


William Comyns & Sons

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William Comyns & Sons
Great Britain
e.1848

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers


Connell & Co.

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Connell & Co.
Great Britain
c.1839

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers
  • Jewelers

Retailed for

  • William Hutton & Sons
  • A.E. Jones


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John Paul Cooper

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John Paul Cooper
Great Britain
Birmingham
1869-1933

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Jeweler

1897

  • Began to work with metal.

1899

1901

  • Head of Metalwork Department, Birmingham School of Art.

1906

  • Began to work with Japanese mixed metal techniques.


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Frederick Courthope

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Frederick Courthope
Great Britain
fl.1885-1915

Specialties

  • Silversmiths

Designer

  • John Dando Sedding


Bernard Cuzner

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Bernard Cuzner
Great Britain
Birmingham
1877-1956

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Jeweler

Studied

Designer for

1910

  • Birmingham School of Art, Metalwork Department Head.

1935

  • Wrote: A Silversmith's Manual.

1942

  • Retired.


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Florence Ada Daish

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Florence Ada Daish
UK
fl.c.1930

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Jeweler


Nelson Dawson

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Nelson Dawson
Great Britain
1859-1942

Specialties

  • Architect and painter who took up metalwork c.1891.
  • Silversmith
  • Jeweler
  • Metalworker
  • Enameller

1891

  • Took up metalwork & studied enamelling.

1900

  • Exhibited: Fine Art Society, London.

1901-1903

  • Designer & Founder Artificers' Guild.
  • Enamels by his wife Edith Dawson (m.1893). Very accomplished enamellist of the period.

1914

  • Returned to painting.


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Deakin & Francis

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Deakin & Francis
Great Britain
1786 - present

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers

Historically

Designer



Arthur S. Dixon

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Stamped Mark
Arthur S. Dixon
(1865-1929)
Birmingham
• Silversmith
• Architect
1895
• Founder Birmingham Guild of Handicraft


James Dixon & Sons

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James Dixon & Sons
Great Britain
Sheffield
e.1806

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers

c.1879


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Drayson

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Drayson
e.1936
London
Art Deco
• High Quality, Innovative, Elegant Jewelry
c.1930s
• Abstract Sculptural Jewels



Christopher Dresser

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Christopher Dresser
(1834-1904)
London
Silver & plate designs executed by
Dixon & Sons
Elkington & Co.
Heath & Middleton
Hukin & Heath
Metalwork
Benham & Froud
• Chubb & Co.
• Deakin & Moore
• Hardman & Co.
Liberty & Co.
Perry, Son & Co.
Cast Iron
• Coalbrookdale Co.

Dryad Metal Works

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Dryad Metal Works
e.1912
Great Britain
• Metalwork
Designer
• William Pick


Alfred Dunhill & Co.

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Alfred Dunhill & Co.
fl.20th century
Great Britain
• Retailers of Gold & Silver Lighters, Boxes & Accessories"


Elkington & Co.

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Elkington & Co.
e.1836
Great Britain
• Manufacturers
• Metalwork
• Silver and Plate
Founder
• George Richard Elkington, inventor of Electroplating.
1875-1885
• Executed designs for Christopher Dresser
1935
• Executed modern designs for
• Reginald Hill
• Frank Neville
• John Walker


Theo Fennel

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Theo Fennel
e.1982
London

• Witty, youthful design and quality craftsmanship.
• The craftsmen he employs often employ difficult, arcane techniques that would have died out if not employed in this workshop.



Alexander Fisher

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Alexander Fisher
(1864-1936)
Great Britain
• Silversmith
• Jeweler
• Trained as a painter at the South Kensington Schools.
• Studied enamelling in Paris.
• Taught at the Central School of Arts & Crafts, London.
1896
• Established his own enamelling school.
• Had an extensive influence in English Arts & Crafts and exhibited regularly through the Arts & Crafts Exhibition Society.


Elizabeth Gage

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Elizabeth Gage

London
Gold and Colored Gemstones, Baroque Pearls
• Use of Ancient Elements in Contemporary Design


Garrard

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Garrard
e.1722
London
1802
• Robert Garrard Purchased the Business from George Wickes
1843
• Queen Victoria Appointed them Jewellers to the Crown
1910
• Refashioned the Sceptre to hold the Cullinan I
1937
• Created the Coronation Crown for Queen Elizabeth with the Koh-i-Noor
1981
• Supplied Princess Diana's Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Ring


Arthur Joseph Gaskin

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Arthur Joseph Gaskin
1862-1928
Great Britain
• Silversmith
• Jeweler
1894
• Married Georgie, also an Arts & Crafts Jeweler.
• They exhibited with the Arts & Crafts Exhibition Society.
1902-1924
• Head of Vittoria Street School for Silversmiths.
Designer for
Liberty & Co.


Giuliano

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Giuliano
e.1874-1914 (own shop)
c.1860 London
1860-1874
• Outsourced to Hunt & Roskell, C.F. Hancock & Robert Phillips
Renaissance Revival Style
• Lozenge-shaped Pendants
Champlevé, Basse-Taille and en Ronde Bosse Enamel
1895
• Carlo Giuliano dies and sons Carlo Joseph and Arthur Alphonse ran the business until 1914



Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co.

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co.
e.1898-1952
London
• Silversmiths
• Goldsmiths
• Manufacturers
• Retailers
c. 1930s Executed designs for
Bernard Cuzner
Arthur Edward Harvey
• S.J Day
• Leslie Durbin


Graff

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Graff
e.1960
London
Specializes in the World's Finest Diamonds
• Star of Bombay
Emperor Maximilian
Idol's Eye
Wittelsbach


Grima

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Andrew Grima
(1921 - 2007)
e.1966 London
e.1970 New York
e.1971 Zurich
e.1972 Tokyo
e.1987 Lugano
e.1992 Gstaad
• Organic forms, textured wire
1970
• Appointed jeweler to the Queen



Guild of Handicraft

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Guild of Handicraft
e.1888-1907
London
Chipping Campden
• Began as a craft guild & later was commercialized and became a Limited Company c.1902.
• Jewelry
• Metalwork
Founder & Designer
C.R. Ashbee
Members
George Hart
Frederick James Partridge
John Pearson
John Williams
1890
• Moved in to Essex House and installed William Morris's Kelmscott Press equipment.


George Hart

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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George Hart
b. 1882
Great Britain
•Silversmith and designer
•Member of Guild of Handicraft prior to starting his own business.


Arthur Edward Harvey

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Arthur Edward Harvey
1893-1978
Great Britain
• Designer
Designed for
Deakin & Francis (Silver & Plate)
Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co.
Hukin & Heath
Mappin & Webb


W.H. Haseler & Co.

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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W.H. Haseler & Co.
e.1850
Birmingham
•Manufacturers
•Silver
•Jewelry
1899 - 1927
• Manufactured 'Cymric' for Liberty & Co.


Heath & Middleton

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Heath & Middleton
1887-1909
Great Britain
• Manufacturers (Silver & Plate)
• Metalwork
Designer
Christopher Dresser


Hennel

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Hennel
e.1736
London
Origins
• Silverware manufacturers
• Evolved into an important pearl dealer



David W. Hislop

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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David W. Hislop
e.1904-05
Glasgow
• Jeweler
• Watchmaker
• Stone dealer
Retailer for
• C. R. Mackintosh


Joseph Hodel

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Joseph Hodel
fl.1890-1915
Great Britain
• Metalwork
• Associated with Bromsgrove Guild


Herbert Percy Horne

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Herbert Percy Horne
1864-1916
Great Britain
• Designer
• Metalwork Designs for Century Guild


Charles Horner & Son

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Charles Horner & Sons
fl.1900-1920
Halifax
Great Britain
• Silversmiths
• Pioneering manufacturers
• Jewelers
• Mass Produced simple Arts & Crafts style Liberty designs.


Hukin & Heath

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Hukin & Heath
e.1855-1953
Birmingham
• Manufacturers
• Silver and Plate
Executed designs for
• Metalworker Christopher Dresser c.1878.
• Metalworker Arthur Edward Harvey c.1930s.


Hunt & Roskell

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Hunt & Roskell
e.1843 c.1897
London
• Fine watches and jewelry


George Hunt

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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George Hunt
fl.1910-40
Great Britain
• Jeweler


William Hutton & Sons

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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William Hutton & Sons
e.1800-c.1925
Sheffield
London
• Manufacturer - Silver & Plate
• Metalwork
Designer
• Kate Harris (produced items for 1900 Paris Exhibition.)


Bernard Instone

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Bernard Instone
b.1891
Birmingham
• Silversmith
• Jeweler
Enamellist


Albert Edward Jones

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Albert Edward Jones
1879-1954
Great Britain
• Silversmith
• Jeweler


Jones & Crompton

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Jones & Crompton
fl.c.1900
Great Britain
• Silversmith
• Manufacturers


Keswick School of Industrial Art

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Keswick School of Industrial Art
Canon & Mrs. Rawnsley
e.1884
Keswick
• Evening institute to teach craft classes, mainly jewelry.
• Metalwork - Silver
• Small objects in the Arts & Crafts style.
Designers
• Herbert T. Maryon
Harold Stabler


Kutchinsky

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Kutchinsky
c.1890s
London
• Polish immigrant family
• Jewelers to the court of Ludwig of Bavaria
• Instrumental in the use of Platinum in fine jewelry
1991
• Bought by Moussaieff


Archibald Knox

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Stamped Mark
Archibald Knox
(1864-1933)
Isle of Man
London
• Painter & jewelry designer
Designer c.1899-1912
Liberty & Co. 'Cymeric' silver and 'Tudric' pewter.
Teacher
• Taught off an on from 1884-1933.


Charles Krall

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Charles Krall
e.1881
Great Britain
• Silversmiths
• Manufacturers
• Jewelers
Designer
• John Dando Sedding


Alphonse Legros

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Alphonse Legros
1837-1911
Great Britain
• Medallist


Liberty & Co.

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Stamped Mark
Liberty & Co.
e.1875
London
• Retailers & Organizers of Jewelry Design & Production
• Cymric Silver 1899-1927
• Tudric Pewter
Founder
• Sir Arthur Lasenby Liberty (1843-1917)
Manufacturers
W.H. Haseler & Co.
Designers
• Oliver Baker (1859-1938)
Bernard Cuzner
Christopher Dresser
Arthur Joseph Gaskin
Albert Edward Jones
• J.M. King
Archibald Knox
c.1909
• Sold Celtic (Cymric) line to Connel & Co.


Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Jewelry Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Charles Rennie Mackintosh
1868-1928
Glasgow
• Architect
• Designer
• While an architect he studied a the Glasgow School of Art.
• Befriended J. Herbert McNair.
• Married Margaret MacDonald, McNair married her sister, Frances.
• Leader of the Glasgow School.
• Befriended Josef Hoffmann & became involved in the Wiener Werkstätte.
• Jewelry and flatware made by Elkington & Co..
• Often marked David Hislop.
• Returned to his architecture career.


Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh

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Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh
UK
Glasgow Scotland
1865-1933

Specialties

  • Jeweler
  • Metalworker
  • Designer
    • Member of the "Glasgow Four"

1900


Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo

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Arthur Heygate Mackmurdo
UK
1851-1942

Specialties

  • Designer
  • Metalwork

1882

  • Founded the Century Guild of Artists, a successful craft guild.


J. Herbert McNair

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J. Herbert McNair
UK
1868-1955

Specialties

  • Jewelry
  • Metalwork
  • Designer


Mappin & Webb

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Mappin & Webb
UK
London England & Sheffield England
e.1869

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers

1774

  • Jonathan Mappin opened a small cutlery workshop in Sheffield.

1775

  • The first Mappin Silver Maker's Mark was registered.

1849

  • First London showroom was opened.
  • Jonathan's four great grandsons took over the company.

1860

  • John Mappin (the youngest grandson) broke away and formed Mappin & Company.

1868

  • John Newton Mappin joined with George Webb to establish Mappin & Webb.

Noted for

  • Fine silver, jewelry, watches and clocks.

1897

  • Royal Warrant granted by Queen Victoria in the year of her diamond jubilee.

1903

  • John Newton Mappin purchased Mappin Brothers.

Designer

  • A. Hatfield (until 1935)

c.1930s Executed designs for

1990

  • Joined the Asprey group.

Currently

  • Privately owned by the retail group Aurum Holdings.
  • Hold a Royal Warrant as Sliversmiths to the Queen and The Prince of Wales.


Gilbert Leigh Marks

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Gilbert Leigh Marks
UK
London England
(1861-1905) e.1885

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Metalworker
  • Studied under Johnson, Walker & Tolhurst.

1885

  • Set himself up as a silversmith.

1896

  • Registered his Mark.


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Mortimer & Hunt

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Mortimer & Hunt
UK
London England
e.1838

Specialties

1838

1843


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Henry George Murphy

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Henry George Murphy
UK
London England
(1884-1939) e.1913

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Jeweler
  • Studied and taught at the Central School of Arts Crafts, London.

1913

  • Opened his own shop.


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Murrle Bennet & Co.

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Murrle Bennet & Co.
UK
London England
1884-c.1914

Specialties

c.1914

  • Renamed White Redgrove & Whyte.


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Napper & Davenport

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Napper & Davenport
UK
fl.1920-40

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers


Newlyn Industrial Class

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Newlyn Industrial Class
UK
1890-1939

Specialties

Designers


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Ogden & Co.

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Ogden & Co.
UK
fl.1920-40

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers

Designer


Frederick James Partridge

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Frederick James Partridge
UK
(1877-1942)

Specialties

1899-1901

  • Studied : Birmingham Municipal School of Art.

1902


John Pearson

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John Pearson
UK
fl.1895-1925

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Metalworker

Associated with


Perry, Son & Co.

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Perry, Son & Co.
UK
1876-83

Specialties

  • Manufacturers
  • Metalwork

Designer


James Powell & Sons

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James Powell & Sons
UK
e.1834

Specialties

Silver Mounts for their own Glassware


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Omar Ramsden

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Omar Ramsden
UK
London England
(1873-1939) e.1898-1939

Specialties

1887

1888

  • Won prizes and awards a the Sheffield School of Art.
  • Met Alwyn Carr.

1898

  • Ramsden and Carr registered their mark at Goldsmith's Hall, London.
  • Designed Art Nouveau jewelry, influenced by medieval and contemporary designs.

1919

  • Firm dissolved and Ramsden continued in a more traditional style.

1939

  • Death of Ramsden.


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Richard Llewellyn Benson Rathbone

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Richard Llewellyn Benson Rathbone
UK

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Designer
  • Jeweler
  • Metalworker


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William Bainbridge Reynolds

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William Bainbridge Reynolds
UK
1864-1939

Specialties

  • Silversmith

Designer for


Roberts & Belk

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Roberts & Belk
UK
Sheffield England
e.1809

Specialties

  • Manufacturers of Silver & Plate

Designer c.1920s-30s

  • Walter P. Belk


Saunders Sheperd & Co. Ltd.

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Saunders Sheperd & Co. Ltd.
England
London
e.1869

Specialties

1869 (as Saunders & Shepherd)

1889

  • Licensed the Krementz one piece collar stud.
  • Invented the self-closing bracelet.

1899-1905

Following WWII

1960-61

  • Commissioned to make a gold watch to be presented to the Queen.

1981

  • Commissioned to make a gold bracelet (20th birthday gift) for the Princess of Wales.

1984

  • Emphasis on fine quality gold jewelry.


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Cyril James Shiner

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Cyril James Shiner
England
Birmingham
b.1908

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Trained with Bernard Cuzner.
  • Studied a the Royal College of Art, London.

Designer for


Edward Spencer

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Edward Spencer
England
London
(1872-1938)

Specialties

  • Designer
  • Metalworker

1903

Materials


Harold Stabler

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Harold Stabler
England
London
(1872-1945)

Specialties

Designer for


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Starkie Gardner & Co.

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Starkie Gardner & Co.
UK
fl.1875-1940

Specialties

  • Manufacturers
  • Metalworkers

Designer



Storr & Mortimer

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Storr & Mortimer
e.1819
London

• Goldsmiths & Jewelers
• Later became Mortimer & Hunt


Mary Thew

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Mary Thew
UK
fl.1900-30

Specialties


Wakeley & Wheeler

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Wakeley & Wheeler
England
London
e.1791

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers

Executed designs for


Walker & Hall

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Walker & Hall
Great Britain
e.1909

Specialties

  • Manufacturing silversmiths


Hugh Wallis

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Hugh Wallis
Great Britain
fl.1895-1935

Specialties

  • Metalworker



Watherston & Son

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Watherston & Son
e.1796
London

• Goldsmith
• Silversmith
1824
Brogden and Garland
1831
• Garland and Watherston
1841-1864
• Watherston and Brogden
1851
• Exhibitors at the Great Exhibition
1864
• Watherston and Son


John Williams

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John Williams
Great Britain
fl.1890-1915

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Metalworker

Member



Willmore

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
Willmore
e.1773
1855 closed
London

• Silversmiths
• Snuff boxes featuring repoussé lids.


Henry J. Wilson

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Henry J. Wilson
England
London
(1864-1934) e.1895

Specialties

  • Jeweler
  • Metalworker

Designer for

  • Longden & Co.

c.1895

1901

  • Teacher - Metalwork & enamelling - Royal College of Art.



E. Wolfe & Co.

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
E. Wolfe & Co.
e.1850
London

• Bird & animal brooches, cocktail & engagement rings, bracelets, necklaces, earrings & cuff links.
19th Century
• Known for tiaras and crowns.
• Queen Alexandra's coronation crown (for Carrington & Co.)
Connaught Diamond Tiara.
• The Imperial Crown of India for Delhi Durbar.
• Cambridge Lover's Knot Tiara.
Russian Fringe Tiara (for Garrard & Co.)
Current Ownership
• Alan & Richard Cornelius.
Lang Antiques
Lang Antiques