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Alexis Falize

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Alexis Falize
France
Paris
e.1838

Specialties

  • Alexis helped develop Cloisonné techniques for jewelry.
  • Created Japanese motif enamel medallions, pendants, etc.
  • Renaissance Revival Jewelery
  • Lucien Worked in Basse-Taille, reviving the technique.
  • André - Falize Frères - produced Art Nouveau jewelry.

Alexis Falize 1833-35

  • Trained at Mellerio Frères

1838

  • Takes over Aristide Joureau-Robin's workshop.

1839

  • Birth of Lucien Falize.

1841

  • Registers master mark.
  • Never exhibits under his own name.

1848

  • Begins to create designs for Boucheron and others.

1856

  • Lucien joins the firm.

1862

  • Lucien is influenced by the International Exhibition in London and the Japanese items on exhibit there.
  • Developed a style of cloisonné which he exhibited at the Paris Exhibition.

1876

  • Alexis Falize retires.

1878

  • Legion d'Honneur and Grand Prix at the Exposition Universelle

c.1880-1892

1894

  • Lucien's son André joins the firm.

1897

  • Lucien Falize dies.
  • Lucein Falize's Sons form Falize Frères with André at the helm.

1898

  • Alexis Falize Dies.

1900

  • Falize Frères win Grand Prix at the Exhibition

1904

  • Serbian Crown Jewels


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