Jewelry Maker's Mark Master List

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Aarikka, Kaija Jewelry Maker's Mark

Kaija Aarikka

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Kaija Aarikka
Finland
1929-

Specialties

  • Manufacturer
  • Trained in fashion and textiles.

1950

  • Began to make jewelry.
  • Specialized in wood & metal designs.


Adie Bros. Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Adie Bros.
UK
e.1879 - Cl. 1968

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers

Designers c.1925

  • Fernand Piret
  • Harold Stabler


Adler Jewelry Maker's Mark

Adler

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Adler
Turkey
Founded in Istanbul, Turkey. 1979: Geneva. Currently: London, Hong Kong, Gstaad
e. 1886

Specialties

  • Specializing in use of color combinations.

1886

  • Jacques Adler moved to Istanbul to open a jewelry workshop.

1972

  • Moved the business to Geneva.
  • Still in business, the firm operates boutiques in London, Gstaad, Hong Kong, Tokyo & Moscow.


Afro Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Afro
Italy
Rome
c.1950s

Specialties

  • Painter & Professor of Mosaics.

1950s

  • Designed Jewelry with Mario Masenza of G. Masenza.



Aguilar, Héctor Jewelry Maker's Mark

Héctor Aguilar

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Héctor Aguilar
Mexico
Taxco
e. 1939

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Designer
  • Shop Manager at Taller de las Delicias for Spratling

1939 Opened his own shop.Taller Borda. He was joined there by

  • Julio Carbajal Lopez
  • Pedro & Juan Castillo
  • Slavador Garcia
  • Hector & Alfonso Gomez
  • Luis Reyes, A former Spratling salesman.

1941

  • Valentin Vidaurreta arrived in Taxco and collaborated with Aguilar until he died.
  • Worked in elaborate floral designs that became famous.

1943

  • Awarded a jewelry production contract for the costume jewelry company, Coro.

1948

  • Opened Taller Borda jewelry retail outlet, Taxco.

1966

  • Aguilar workshops closed, Héctor retired.

1986

  • Death of Héctor Aguilar.


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Akelo Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Akelo
Italy

Specialties

  • Specializes in the use of ancient techniques, especially those of Etruscan origin.



Albert Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Albert
Switzerland
Geneva
e.1962

Specialties

  • Trained at l'Ecole des Arts Industriels.

Watch Designer for

Awards for

  • Patek Philippe
  • Omega
  • His own workshop.

1962

  • Opened his own workshop.



Albertus, Gundorph Jewelry Maker's Mark

Gundorph Albertus

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Gundorph Albertus
Denmark
Copenhagen
1887 - 1970

Specialties

  • Silversmith & Sculptor
  • Graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, 1915.
  • Worked as a silversmith in Munich & Paris

1911

  • Joined the Jensen group from c.1911-c.1940s.
  • Worked to preserve Georg Jensen's ideals, keeping them fresh and updated.


Aletto Bros Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Aletto Bros
USA
Boca Raton FL
19 cen. e.1964

Specialties

  • Contemporary interpretations of historic jewels.
  • Masterful use of Invisible Setting

c.1900

  • Special Jewel for the Exposition Universalle to commemorate the inauguration of the Eiffel Tower.
  • Naples Italy was the birthplace of Aletto Bros.


Alling & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Alling & Co.

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Alling & Co.
USA
Newark NJ
c.1837

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Jewelers
  • Alling, Hall & Dodd.
  • Isaac A. & J. C. Alling, c. 1884.
  • Isaac A. Alling & Company c. 1881.
  • Alling & Company c. 1896.

Manufactured gold jewelry for:


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Altenloh, E Jewelry Maker's Mark

E. Altenloh

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E. Altenloh
Belgium
Brussels
e.20th Century

Specialties

  • Manufacturing jewelers & silversmiths.
  • Jewelers to the Belgian court, Brussels.

Designer


Altenloh, Robert Jewelry Maker's Mark

Robert Altenloh

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Robert Altenloh
Belgium
Brussels
e.1910-1930

Specialties

  • Silversmith

Designer for


Alvin Corporation Jewelry Maker's Mark

Alvin Corporation

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Alvin Corporation
USA
e.1886

Specialties

  • Manufacturers

1928


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Amstelhoek Jewelry Maker's Mark

Amstelhoek

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Amstelhoek
Netherlands
e.c.1900-1903

Specialties

Designers


Andersen, Just Jewelry Maker's Mark

Just Andersen

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Just Andersen
Denmark
b.Greenland, Copenhagen
1884-1943, e.1915

Specialties

1918

  • Just Andersen Pewter opened in Copenhagen.
  • With wife Alba, Silversmith & Chaser.

Designers

  • Just Andersen (1884-1943)
  • Ellen Schlanbusch c. 1950


Art Silver Shop, The Jewelry Maker's Mark

The Art Silver Shop

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The Art Silver Shop
USA
Chicago, IL
e.1912-34

Specialties

Started as the Chicago Art Silver Shop c.1912-1917.

Founders

  • Edmund Boker
  • Ernest Gould
  • Boker also worked at Lebolt.

Became the Art Silver Shop c.1918-1934.

  • Art Metal Studios 1934 -?
  • Focus changed to wholesale jewelry.


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Artificers' Guild Jewelry Maker's Mark

Artificers' Guild

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Artificers' Guild
UK
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.


Ashbee, Charles Robert Jewelry Maker's Mark

Charles Robert Ashbee

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Charles Robert Ashbee
UK
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 Jewelry Maker's Mark

Asprey & Co.

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Asprey & Co.
UK
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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Aucoc Jewelry Maker's Mark

Aucoc

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Aucoc
France
Paris
e.1821

Specialties

Founders

  • Aucoc, Casimir e.1821 La Maison Aucoc
  • Louis s.1854
  • Louis Aucoc Fils e.1877

1821

  • La Maison Aucoc founded by Casimir Aucoc.
  • Specialty - Silversmithing

1854

  • Louis succeeded Casimir

1876

1877

  • Louis Took over the firm of Lobjois.
  • Active in the societies, committees and juries.

c.1899

  • Created floral Art Nouveau jewels.
  • Chased gold.
  • Gold and enamel.
  • Enamels with precious stones.
  • Carved horn.

c.1900

  • André Aucoc took over the firm and returned the emphasis to silversmithing.

1932

  • Death of Louis Aucoc.


Audemars Piguet Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Audemars Piguet
Switzerland
e.1875

Specialties

  • Created the Grande Complication.
  • First skeleton watch.
  • Thinnest manual wind.
  • Ultra-Thin automatic perpetual.



Auger Jewelry Maker's Mark

Alphonse Auger

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Alphonse Auger
France
Paris
e.1862

Specialties

  • Began his career as a gem-setter.

1862

  • Alphonse Auger forms his first company La Maison Auger

1864-1870

  • Worked for major retailers along with Gabriel Falguières.

1895

  • Son, George, enters the firm.

1900

  • George takes over the firm.

Style

  • Art Nouveau
  • Created fine jewels and presentation objects.


Auran Kultaseppä Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Auran Kultaseppä Oy
Finland

Specialties

  • Second oldest silver factory in Finland.
  • Jewelry & silver manufacturers.

1972-1975


Averbeck & Averbeck Jewelry Maker's Mark

Averbeck & Averbeck

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Averbeck & Averbeck
USA
Maiden Lane, New York
1912-34

Specialties

  • Jewelers
  • Floral Brooches & Buckle.
  • Silver, Gilt & German Silver.

1900

  • Manufacturer of Art Nouveau fashion jewelry.
  • Noted for their silver "Gibson Girl" and "Flor-a-Dora" brooches.

c.1904

  • M.J. Averbeck
  • Specializing in gold rings.


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Azaz, NH Jewelry Maker's Mark

N.H. Azaz

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N.H. Azaz
Israel
Tel Aviv
(1923 - 2008)

Specialties

  • Studied Mosaics and gem cutting.
  • Makes jewelry among other pursuits.
  • Born in Berlin.



Bagués Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Bagués
Spain
Barcelona
e. 1917

Specialties

  • Bagués e. 1917 - Barcelona
  • Bagués i Bagués e.1927 - Calle San Pau

1948

  • New branch in the Ramblas.

1950

  • New branch in the Passeig de Gracia.

Currently

  • Bagués-Masriera.



Bahner, Franz, Silberwaren-Fabrik Jewelry Maker's Mark

Franz Bahner Silberwaren-Fabrik

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Franz Bahner Silberwaren-Fabrik
Germany
Düsseldorf
1895-1965

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Silversmiths

Designer


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Bailey & Co Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bailey & Co.

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Bailey & Co.
USA
Philadelphia PA
e.1832

Specialties

  • Bailey & Co. was the first American firm to use the higher British standard of .925 silver instead of the lower .900.


Bailey, Banks & Biddle Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bailey, Banks & Biddle

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Bailey, Banks & Biddle
USA
Philadelphia PA
e. 1832

Specialties

  • Manufacturing jewelers.
  • Diamond dealers.
  • Jewelers to prominent Americans.
  • America's oldest jeweler.
  • Civil War swords.
  • Mortuary Medal for Abraham Lincoln.
  • Medal of Honor.
  • Purple Heart, Silver & Bronze Stars.
  • Floral jewelry with semi-precious colored stones.

Founders

  • Joseph T. Bailey c.1832 Bailey & Co.
  • Partners Joseph T. Bailey II, George W. Banks & Samuel Biddle c.1878


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Baldwin, Jabez Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jabez Baldwin

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Jabez Baldwin
USA
e.1813

Specialties

  • Gold and Silversmith

1813

  • Acquired John McFarlane’s business

1822

  • John J. Low apprenticed with Baldwin and became partner

1822-1840

  • Many partnerships


Ball, Black & Co Jewelry Maker's Mark

Ball, Black & Company

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Ball, Black & Company
USA
New York
e.1839

Specialties

  • One of the firms involved in the “Diamond Wedding”
  • Specializing in rare gems.


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Ballin, Mogens Jewelry Maker's Mark

Mogens Ballin

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Mogens Ballin
Denmark
Copenhagen
1871-1914

Specialties

  • Manufacturer
  • Designer in the Arts & Crafts style.
  • Considered to be a founder of the "new school" of Danish design.

1890s


Baltensperger, Pierre Jewelry Maker's Mark

Pierre Baltensperger

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Pierre Baltensperger
Switzerland
Zurich
e.1878

Specialties

  • Bahnhofstrasse Manufacturing & Retail Jewelers
  • Manufacturing & Retail Jewelers.
  • Took over the firm in 1950.



Bapst & Falize Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bapst & Falize

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Bapst & Falize
France
Paris
1880-1892

Specialties

  • Combined Bapst's French royal jewelry tradition & Falize's Grand Prize & Legion of Honor at the 1878 Paris Exhibition

Partnership

  • Germain Bapst (fl.1875-1895)
  • Lucien Falize (1838-1897)


Bapst, Maison Jewelry Maker's Mark

Maison Bapst

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Maison Bapst
France
Paris
e.1752

Specialties

1752

  • Georges-Michel Bapst (1718-1770) Succeeded his Father-in-Law, Georges-Frédéric Stras, as Orfevre-joaillier du Roi.

1761-1770

  • Georges-Michael fils apprenticed to Pierre-André Jacquemin, a royal jeweler.

1771

  • Georges-Michael fils, succeeded George-Michael.

1797

  • Jacques Bapst married into the Menière family (owners of Boehmer and Bassange, former jewelers to Marie Antoinette.)
  • Eventually, Constant and Charles-Frédéric (Jacques sons) joined the company Remodelling the Napoleonic regaila for Louis XVIII.
  • Made coroation regaila for Charles X.
  • Charles-Frédéric's nephew, Alfred joined the firm and became the workshop director (a position he held for 50 years).

1867

  • Exhibited redesigned crown jewels created for Empress Eugéne at the 1867 Exposition.

1871

  • Jules and Paul (Charles-Frédéric's sons) and Alfred take over the business.

1880



Barbedienne Jewelry Maker's Mark

Barbedienne

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Barbedienne
France
Paris
1838-1953

Specialties

  • Foundry and Metalworkers


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Barnard, Edward, & Sons Jewelry Maker's Mark

Barnard, Edward, & Sons

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Barnard, Edward, & Sons
UK
e.1829

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers

Designers

  • Jane Barnard
  • Charles Francis Annesley Voysey


Barve, Olov Jewelry Maker's Mark

Olov Barve

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Olov Barve
Sweden
Stockholm
(1930 - )

Specialties



Baume & Mercier Jewelry Maker's Mark

Baume & Mercier

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Baume & Mercier
Switzerland
c.1830

Specialties

  • Watchmakers

Currently

  • Owned by Richemont Group.



Bautte Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bautte & Cie.

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Bautte & Cie.
Switzerland
Geneva
e.1791

Specialties

  • Specialized in very thin watches.
  • Jewelry with enamel and fine gold work rather than expensive gems.

1906

  • Purchased by Girard Perregaux.



Beattie & Sons Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Beattie & Sons
USA
Cleveland, OH
c.1884

Specialties

  • Jewelry until 1906
  • Dealt exclusively with fine Jewels.

Founder

  • Hugh W. Beattie
  • Canadian Jewelry & Watchmaker.

1884

  • Moved to Cleveland.

1890

  • Purchased Baxter & Craig and moved downtown.

1906

  • Having eliminated jewelry stock, became exclusively gemstone dealers.

1916

  • Son Milton's window displays, creating pictures using only tiny gems, won world acclaim until his death in 1998.

1917

  • Brother George opened a jewelry firm.

1926

  • H.W. Beattie's firm Firm incorporated with 3 sons.

1959

  • Death of George Beattie.
  • Beattie & Sons acquired his business and added it to their own.



Becker, Edmond-Henri Jewelry Maker's Mark

Edmond-Henri Becker

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Edmond-Henri Becker
France
Paris
b.1871

Specialties

  • Sculptor, Woodcarver, Medallist & Jeweler

Designed for

  • Boucheron
  • Much of his work for Boucheron was produced by Ferdinand Verger and chased by Paul Richard.
  • Many Art Nouveau jewelers favored his designs.
  • Participated in the Paris Salons and was praised in the art journals of the day.


Becker, Friedrich Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Friedrich Becker
Germany
Dusseldorf
(1922-1997)

Specialties

  • Artisan Goldsmith/Jeweler
  • Noted for his work in kinetic jewelry.
  • Professor at the Düsseldorfer Kunsthochschule.
  • First German artist to have a show at London's Goldsmiths' Hall.
  • First goldsmith in their history to receive an Honorary doctorate from the London Royal College of Art.



Beckmann, Carmen Jewelry Maker's Mark

Carmen Beckmann

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Carmen Beckmann
Mexico
San Miguel de Allende
c.1955

Specialties

  • Purchased items from a variety of artisans to stamp with her mark and sell in her store.


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Begeer, C.J. Jewelry Maker's Mark

C.J. Begeer

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C.J. Begeer
Netherlands
1868-1919

Specialties

  • Manufacturing silversmiths.

Designers

1919


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Behrens, Peter Jewelry Maker's Mark

Peter Behrens

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Peter Behrens
Germany
1868-1940

Specialties

  • Industrial designer - Silver, Metalwork & Jewelry.
  • Architect, painter, illustrator and book-binder.
  • Modernist Movement Leader.

Designer for


Belais Jewelry Maker's Mark

Belais Manufacturing Co.

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Belais Manufacturing Co.
USA
New York NY
e.1876 - 1933

Specialties

  • Very early manufacturer of White Gold in the United States

1918

  • Patented an 18k white gold alloy

1925

  • Patent struck down

President

  • Manufacturing Jewelers Association
  • 24 Karat Club

1933

  • Death of David Belais


Bellis, John O. Jewelry Maker's Mark

John O. Bellis

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John O. Bellis
USA
d.1943

Specialties

  • Silversmith


Belperron, Suzanne Jewelry Maker's Mark

Belperron

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Belperron
France
Paris
(1900 - 1983)

Specialties

  • TESTING
  • Carved Rock Crystal, Chalcedony & Agate
  • Swirled motifs
  • Jeweler to the stars & Duke & Duchess of Windsor
  • Jewelry Typically not Signed. Sometimes with Manufacturer's Mark for Groëné et Darde.

1925

  • Boivin

1933

  • Maison Herz

Post World War II

  • Herz-Belperron

1974

  • Suzanne Belperron Retired

1999

  • Archives and Designs purchased by Ward Landrigan.



Benham & Froud Jewelry Maker's Mark

Benham & Froud

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Benham & Froud
UK
late 19th century

Specialties

  • Manufacturers

Designer


Bennett, James Jewelry Maker's Mark

James Bennett

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James Bennett
York
New
c.1768

Specialties



Benson Jewelry Maker's Mark

Benson

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Benson
UK
London England
1849-1973

Specialties

c.1888

1973

  • Name sold



Benson William Arthur Smith Jewelry Maker's Mark

William Arthur Smith Benson

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William Arthur Smith Benson
UK
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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Benvenuto Cellini Jewelry Maker's Mark

Benvenuto Cellini

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Benvenuto Cellini
Italy
(1500-1571)

Specialties

  • Italian Renaissance goldsmith serving Popes and royalty.



Bernadotte, Sigvard Jewelry Maker's Mark

Sigvard Bernadotte

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Sigvard Bernadotte
Sweden
1907-2002

Specialties

  • Son of the King of Sweden & brother of the queen mother of Denmark.

Designer for

  • Georg Jensen
  • First non-Danish designer for Jensen.
  • Known for clean lines of form.


Beschor, Louis Jewelry Maker's Mark

Louis Beschor

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Louis Beschor
Germany
(1857-1929)

Specialties



Bindesbøll, Thorvald Jewelry Maker's Mark

Thorvald Bindesbøll

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Thorvald Bindesbøll
Denmark
1846-1908

Specialties

  • Danish architect and designer.
  • Jewelry designs produced by A. Michelsen for the 1900 Paris Exhibition.

Influences

  • William Morris.
  • Eastern art.


Bippart & Co Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bippart & Co.

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Bippart & Co.
USA
Newark
e.1880

Specialties


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Birks, Maison Jewelry Maker's Mark

Maison Birks

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Maison Birks
Canada
Montreal
e. 1879 - current

Specialties

Founded by Henry Birks

  • Henry apprenticed with Savage and Lyman.
  • Grew to be one of the largest jewelry firms in Canada
  • Sons
    • Equal partners in the firm until their deaths.
      • Gerald W.
      • John Henry
      • William Massey

1900

  • Heart-Shaped Box tradition launched.

1901

  • William Birks headed the company.
  • Opened stores in:
    • Ottawa, 1901
    • Winnipeg, 1903
    • Vancouver, 1907
    • Flagship 18,000 square foot store on Square Phillips.

c.1930s

  • Famous Blue Box introduced.

1934

  • Royal Warrant of Appointment.
    • Silversmith to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.

1954

  • Opened their first jewelry store in a shopping center.

c. 1949-50

  • Henry Gifford Birks, son of William, became President.

1993

  • Jonathan Birks sold the company to Dr. Lorenzo Rossi di Montelera, majority owners.

1998

  • Diamonds-International award for La plume de Cyrano.



Birmingham Guild of Handicraft Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Birmingham Guild of Handicraft
UK
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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Bisgaard, Palle Jewelry Maker's Mark

Palle Bisgaard

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Palle Bisgaard
Denmark

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Specialized in inlay work.


Black, Starr & Frost Jewelry Maker's Mark

Black, Starr & Frost

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Black, Starr & Frost
USA
New York NY
e.1801

Specialties

Prestigious Jewelers

  • Cortlandt Starr (1833-1888) - distinguished during the Civil War - turned jewelry maker.
  • Small versions of European style diamond jewelry items, bows, flowers, leaves, etc.

1801

  • Marquand & Paulding, Savannah Georgia.

1810

  • Establishment in New York as Marquand and Co.

1939

  • Ball, Thomkins and Black.

1851

1876

  • B, S & F moved to 251 Fifth Ave NY.
  • Cortland Starr & Aaron Frost became partners Black, Starr & Frost.

1920

  • Black, Starr & Gorham.

1929 - 1966

  • Merged with Gorham.


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Blackband, William Thomas Jewelry Maker's Mark

William Thomas Blackband

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William Thomas Blackband
UK
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.


Blanchard, Porter George Jewelry Maker's Mark

Porter George Blanchard

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Porter George Blanchard
USA
1886-1973

Specialties

  • Silversmith


Blinxma, Johannes Jewelry Maker's Mark

Johannes Blinxma

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Johannes Blinxma
Netherlands
1872-1941

Specialties

  • Silversmith

Designer for


Boeres, Franz Jewelry Maker's Mark

Franz Boeres

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Franz Boeres
Germany
(1872-1956)

Specialties

  • Designer
  • Medalist
  • Modeler

1905-1919



Boivin, René Jewelry Maker's Mark

René Boivin

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René Boivin
France
Paris
e. c.1890

Specialties

  • Use of Uncommon combinations of materials: i.e. wood and pearls
  • Bold use of colored gemstones
  • Large bold striking designs


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Bojesens, Kaj Sølvsmedie Jewelry Maker's Mark

Kaj Sølvsmedie Bojesens

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Kaj Sølvsmedie Bojesens
Denmark
e. 1913

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturer

Designers

  • Kaj Bojesen, Designer (1886-1958)
  • Magnus Stephensen, Designer (1903-?)


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Bolin, W.A. Jewelry Maker's Mark

W.A. Bolin

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W.A. Bolin
Sweden
Stockholm
e.1845

Specialties

  • Jewelers
  • Goldsmiths
  • Charles Bolin of Sweden moved to St. Petersburg and married the daughter of a jeweler, entering the jewelry business.

1845

  • Charles & Henrik Bolin founded a firm in St. Petersburg (and later, Moscow).

1851

  • Entered jewelry in the Great Exhibition.
  • Became jewelers to the Russian Imperial Court.

1916

  • King Gustav V of Sweden requested that William Bolin open a branch in Stockholm.
  • Stocked the new location with goods from the now closed German Branch.

1917

  • Inventory and company records lost as a result of the Russian Revolution.


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Boregaard, Pedro Jewelry Maker's Mark

Pedro Boregaard

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Pedro Boregaard
USA
New York
e.1983

Specialties

  • Won may international jewelry design competitions.

1966

  • Trained with Hemmerle, Munich.
  • Worked in England.

1974

  • Moved to New York to design for Tiffany

1983

  • Opened Atelier on 48th St., New York.

1994

  • Moved to 53rd & Madison.

c.2003

  • Moved his workshop to Broadway & Lafayette.
  • Moved his design studio to Western New York State.

2011

  • Opened Boregaard Jeweler in Narrowsburg, NY.


Borrel, Alfred Jewelry Maker's Mark

Alfred Borrel

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Alfred Borrel
France
b.1836

Specialties

  • Sculptor
  • Medallist

Member

  • Darmstadt Artists' Colony c.1899


Bosselt, Rudolf Jewelry Maker's Mark

Rudolf Bosselt

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Rudolf Bosselt
Germany
1871-1938

Specialties

  • Medallist
  • Jewelry Designer
  • Chaser
  • Art Nouveau sculptures, medals and plaques.

1899-1903

  • Member of the Darmstadt Artists' Colony

1903-1911

  • Taught at the Dusseldorf Kunstgewerbe School.

1910

  • Designed medals and plaques for the World Exhibition, Brussels.


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Boston Arts and Crafts Society Jewelry Maker's Mark

Boston Arts and Crafts Society

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Boston Arts and Crafts Society
USA
Boston MA
e.1897

Specialties

Members



Bottée, Louis Alexandre Jewelry Maker's Mark

Louis Alexandre Bottée

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Louis Alexandre Bottée
France
Paris
1852-1941

Specialties

  • Sculptor
  • Medallist 1890-1900
  • Studied at the Paris Ecole des Beaux Arts.

Designer jewelry plaques and medals.


Boucheron Jewelry Maker's Mark

Boucheron

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Boucheron
France
Paris
e.1858 - current

Specialties

  • Worked in both joaillerie and bijouterie.
  • Hired local artists to render designs.
  • Art Nouveau Designs
  • Dress Clips

1830

  • Frédéric Boucheron (1830-1902) born in Paris.

1858

  • Established his first boutique in the Galerie de Valois

1866

  • Workshop established.
  • Lacy gold metalwork.
  • Faultless Craftsmanship.

Innovative use of unusual materials

1866-1928

  • FB Maker's Mark in Lozenge depicted below.

1867

  • Exhibited at the World Exhibitions. Awarded a gold medal for jewelry in 1867 at the Universal Exhibition, Paris.

1878

  • First Prize at the Universal Exhibition, Paris.

1887

  • Boucheron is the only French jeweler to participate in the acution of the French Crown diamonds.

1889

  • Universal Exhibition, Paris marked the introduction of the point d'interrogation necklace.

1893

  • First jeweler to move to Place Vendôme.

1900

  • Gold medal at the Universal Exhibition, Paris.
  • Noted as one of the forerunners of Art Nouveau.

1902

  • Death of Frédéric Boucheron.
  • Succeeded by Louis, his son.

1909

  • Louis goes to India for the first of many influential trips.

1921

  • Creates Queen Mother Elizabeth's favorite diadem.

1930

  • Boucheron is named Curator and Guardian of the Imperial Treasure of Persia.

c.1930s-40s

Designers

  • Jules Debut - 1858 to 1879
  • Octave Loeuillard - 1865 to 1875
  • Louis Rault - 1868 to 1875
  • Paul Legrand - 1863 to 1892
  • Auguste Bugniot - 1890 to ?
  • Lucien Hirtz - 1893 to 1925
  • Edmond-Henri Becker, sculptor & woodcarver.


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Boulenger, Maison Jewelry Maker's Mark

Maison Boulenger

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Maison Boulenger
France
Paris
fl.1920-40

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • M. Bodereau, Silversmith

1920s-30s

  • Manufactured modern silver.


Boutet de Monvel, Charles Jewelry Maker's Mark

Charles Boutet de Monvel

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Charles Boutet de Monvel
France
Paris
b.1855

Specialties

1874

  • Studied medal engraving at the Ecole des Beaux Artes & later medal engraving with Ponscarme.
  • He had a more English Arts & Crafts or Jugendstil aesthetic than other French designers.

1898

  • Began making jewelry with organic motifs, rendered with an "imaginative use of materials."
    • Marine plants
    • Dragonflies
    • Pea Pods
    • Spiders & lizards
    • Shells & Seahorses.
  • Exhibited regularly at the Paris Salons.



Boyden, Frank S Company Jewelry Maker's Mark

Frank S. Boyden Company

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Frank S. Boyden Company
USA
Madison, WI
1861-1943

Specialties

  • Joined with Fred C. Minuth to form Boyden-Minuth in 1918.


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Boyden-Minuth Company Jewelry Maker's Mark

Boyden-Minuth Company

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Boyden-Minuth Company
USA
Chicago, IL
c.1918-?

Specialties

  • Frank Boyden & Fred Minuth

c.1920s

  • Made gold and platinum jewelry with gemstones.

1918-1950s

  • Noted for it's Silver Trophies.


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Boyer, James Jewelry Maker's Mark

James Boyer

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James Boyer
USA
Boston MA
1700-1741

Specialties

  • Jeweler and stone setter.


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Boyton, Charles, & Son Jewelry Maker's Mark

Charles Boyton & Son

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Charles Boyton & Son
UK
e.1934

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers
  • Worked for family firm.

1935

Designer

  • Charles Boyton


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Bracquemond, Félix Jewelry Maker's Mark

Félix Bracquemond

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Félix Bracquemond
France
1833-1914

Specialties

Designer


Bragg, T. & J. Jewelry Maker's Mark

T. & J. Bragg

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T. & J. Bragg
UK
Birmingham
early 19th cen.

Specialties

  • Specialized in enamel and gold bracelets and brooches.
  • Showed Egyptian style jewelry in 1872.

Founder

  • Thomas Perry Bragg in early 19th Century.

1844

  • Taken over by sons Thomas & John.

1862, 1867 & 1872

  • Exhibited at the International Exhibits.


Brandt Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Brandt
USA
Chicago IL
e. c.1906

Specialties

  • Geometric designs
  • Abstract compositions (Circular Motifs)
  • Noted for enamel & lacquer use and engraved precious gems.



Brandt, Edgar Jewelry Maker's Mark

Edgar Brandt

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Edgar Brandt
France
Paris
1880-1960

Specialties

  • Metalworker
  • Jeweler

1908

  • Exhibited jewels at the Musée Galliera.

Motifs


Breese, Edward H. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Edward H. Breese

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Edward H. Breese
USA
Chicago IL
e.c.1921-1940

Specialties

  • English born, worked in Chicago
  • Kalo style jewelry & metalwork.


Breguet Jewelry Maker's Mark

Breguet

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Breguet
Switzerland
e.1775

Specialties

  • Watchmaker to the Courts of Europe.



Bricteux, Antoine Jewelry Maker's Mark

Antoine Bricteux

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Antoine Bricteux
France
Paris
fl.c.1900

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Jeweler
  • Produced Art Nouveau jewels c.1900.

1866

  • Registration mark for Antoine Bricteux fils, bijoutier.
  • Valid until 1927.

Worked with


Brogden, John Jewelry Maker's Mark

John Brogden

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John Brogden
UK
London England
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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Bruff, Charles Oliver Jewelry Maker's Mark

Charles Oliver Bruff

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Charles Oliver Bruff
USA
Maiden Lane, New York
e.c.1763

Specialties

  • Employed an English jeweler skilled in diamond and enamel work. They produced enameled lockets and hair plaited lockets.
  • Began to do lapidary work. This practice was frowned upon by Great Britain as they wanted the colonies to import products from them, not produce any of their own. This was the beginning of a national interest in manufacturing in the colonies.
  • Their lapidary produced seals with heraldic, arms, crests, figures, etc. to sell to customers as well as to other jewelers.
  • During the Revolution they made swords and other military items.


Buccellati Jewelry Maker's Mark

Buccellati

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Buccellati
Italy
Milan (currently worldwide)
e.1919

Specialties

  • Easily recognized jewelry styles with distinct textures and engravings.
  • Hand made jewelry, hand alloyed metals, hand engraving and stone setting, using very little in the way of machinery.
  • No Untouched Gold every surface is engraved by hand.
  • Silverware, Silver plates and animal figurines.
  • Unique one-of-a-kind jewelry items that result in 70% of their profits.

Current Designers

  • Jewelry still designed by the family.
    • Senior Member: Andrea Buccellati, Milan.
    • Lucrezia (Andrea's daughter), New York.


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Bucherer Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bucherer

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Bucherer
Switzerland
Lucerne
e.1888

Specialties

  • High Quality Jewels.



Bulgari Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bulgari

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Bulgari
Italy
Rome
e.1884

Specialties

Historically

  • Necklaces
  • Bracelets
  • Buckles and Belts
  • Style based on classicism & Renaissance gold work.
  • Emphasis on wearable jewels.
  • Large gems and exotic shapes and forms with gems and enamel.

Founder

  • Sotirio Bulgari (1857-1932)
  • Greek by birth, From a family of goldsmiths since antiquity.
  • Joined by his sons Constantine - 1889 and Giorgio in 1890.
  • Specialized in jewelry

1881

  • Sotino Bulgary Arrives in Italy.

1884

  • Opened his first shop at 85 Via Sistina.

1905

  • 10 Via Condotti location opened and became the brand's flagship.

1934

  • 10 Via Condotti was expanded and remodeled by Forestano di Fausto and the "U" in Bulgari became an ancient Roman "V"


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Burch-Korrodi, Meinrad Jewelry Maker's Mark

Meinrad Burch-Korrodi

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Meinrad Burch-Korrodi
Switzerland
Zurich
(1897-1978)

Specialties

  • Avante-Garde Artisan Jeweler with Workshop & Retail Outlet.
  • Central School of Arts & Crafts, London.
  • Specialized in Church Silver & Jewelry.



Burck, Paul Jewelry Maker's Mark

Paul Bürck

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Paul Bürck
Germany
1878-1947

Specialties

  • Jewelry Designer
  • Famous for Art Nouveau textile designs.

1899-1902

  • Member of the Darmstadt Artists' Colony

Designed for


Cairo, William Jewelry Maker's Mark

William Cario

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William Cario
USA
Boston MA
(1712-1769) e. 1735

Specialties

  • Goldsmith and Jeweler



Calderoni Jewelry Maker's Mark

Adone Calderoni

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Adone Calderoni
Italy
Milan
e.1840

Specialties

  • Court Jewelers.

1911

  • First firm in Italy with countrywide distribution.

1925

  • Built a larger factory and expanded.



Caldwell & Bennett Jewelry Maker's Mark

Caldwell & Bennett

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Caldwell & Bennett
USA
Philadelphia PA
e.1830s

Specialties

1868

  • Renamed J.E. Caldwell
  • Chosen by Godey’s Lady’s Book to create the jewelry sold to subscribers through the magazine.



Callot, Jacques Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jacques Callot

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Jacques Callot
France
fl.c.1900

Specialties

  • Sculptor
  • Medallist


Campbell Metcalf Silver Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Campbell Metcalf Silver Co.

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Campbell Metcalf Silver Co.
USA
e.1892

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturers

Designer

  • Ernest W. Campbell


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Capdevila Massana, Manuel Jewelry Maker's Mark

Manuel Capdevila Massana

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Manuel Capdevila Massana
Spain
Barcelona
e.1918

Specialties

  • Manuel was a jeweler and a painter.



Capogrossi, Giuseppe Jewelry Maker's Mark

Giuseppe Capogrossi

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Giuseppe Capogrossi
Italy
Rome
(1900 - 1972)

Specialties



Carabin, François Rupert Jewelry Maker's Mark

François Rupert Carabin

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François Rupert Carabin
France
1862-1932

Specialties

  • Sculptor
  • Medallist

Designer

  • Jewelry
  • Metalwork
  • Sculpted bone jewelry.

1884

  • Founder: Société des Artistes Independants with Georges Seurat, Paul Signac & Albert Dubois-Pillet.


Cardeilhac, Maison Jewelry Maker's Mark

Maison Cardeilhac

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Maison Cardeilhac
France
Paris
e.1802-1951

Specialties

  • Goldsmiths
  • Silversmiths

Designers

  • Lucien Bonvallet (1861-1919)

1817

  • Mark registered in Paris.

1927

  • Sons Jacques & Pierre took over the firm.

1944

  • Pierre's death.

1951


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Carence Crafters Jewelry Maker's Mark

Carence Crafters

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Carence Crafters
USA
Chicago, IL

Specialties

  • Mostly work in copper, brass or silver wash, styled after designs depicted in craft manuals.
  • Specialized in acid etched designs.
  • Whimsical themes including fruits & vegetables.


Carr, Alwyn C E Jewelry Maker's Mark

Alwyn C.E. Carr

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Alwyn C.E. Carr
UK
London
(1872-1940)

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Studied: Sheffield School of Art.

1897 - 1919

Style


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Carrera y Carrera Jewelry Maker's Mark

Carrera y Carrera

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Carrera y Carrera
Spain
e.1885

Specialties

  • Historically: Jewelers to society & aristocracy
  • Known for fine workmanship and sculptural design


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Carter, Gough & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Carter, Gough & Co.

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Carter, Gough & Co.
USA
Newark
e.1841

Specialties

  • One of the largest jewelry producing factories in the world.

1850s

  • The first to use a steam engine to produce jewelry.


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Cartier Jewelry Maker's Mark

Cartier

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Cartier
France
Paris
e.1847

Specialties

  • Famous Jeweler

1847

  • Founded by Louis François Cartier.

1852

1856

  • Princess Mathilde became a customer.

1872

  • Son, Alfred, joined the firm.

1873

  • Egyptian Revival pushed Cartier to the pinnacle of the world of jewelry.

1902

  • London branch established.

1904

  • Royal Warrant: King Edward VII, England.
  • Royal Warrant: King Alfonso XIII, Spain.
  • Queen Alexandra of England wears the Resille necklace.

1905

  • Royal Warrant: King Carlos I of Portugal.

1906

  • Production in the Art Deco style began.

1908

  • Royal Warrant: King Paramindr Maha Chulalongkorn, Siam

1909

  • New York branch opens
  • Royal Warrant: King George I, Greece

1910

1913

  • First Mystery Clock

1914

  • Royal Warrant: Duke Philippe d'Orleans

1917

  • Two strands of natural pearls traded for mansion at 653 Fifth Avenue.

1921

  • Royal Warrant: King Edward VIII.

1924

  • Trinity Ring and Bracelet.

1933

  • Jeanne Toussaint The Panther became Director of Fine Jewelry.

1936

  • Royal Warrant: Prince Louis II, Monaco.

1942

  • Caged Bird Jewel

1944

  • Freed Bird Jewel
  • Panther Brooch ordered by the Duchess of Windsor.

1969

1970

  • Love bracelet.

1997

  • 150th anniversary.


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Carvin French Jewelry Maker's Mark

Carvin French

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Carvin French
USA
New York NY
e.1954

Specialties

Manufacturing for the Finest Jewelers

  • Pair of French Trained Jewelers who combined their names to become "Carvin French"
  • Master enamelists
  • Lapidary

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Castellani Jewelry Maker's Mark

Castellani

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Castellani
UK
London & Rome
e. c.1816

Specialties

  • Goldsmiths & Jewelers working in the archaeological style.
  • Specialized in goldwork, not precious stones.

'1814 Castellani apprenticed with his father in Rome. 1826

  • Began production of gold jewelry based on early Roman excavations with filigree.

1836

  • Advisor at the excavation of the Regulini Galassi tomb with an historic cache of Etruscan metal work.
  • His passion turned to deciphering the secrets of these ancient goldsmiths.

1848

  • Closed temporarily due to the Italian political climate

1851

  • Fortunato Pio Castellani (1793-1865) retires.

1858

  • Alessandro and Augusto Castellani re-opened the workshop

1862

  • International Exhibition, London
  • Featured their Etruscan style jewelry with granulation.

1860s

1930

  • Closed after the death of Alfredo.


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Castillo, Pedro Jewelry Maker's Mark

Pedro Castillo

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Pedro Castillo
Mexico
Taxco
e.1948

Specialties

1933

1939

1948

  • He set up a workshop in his home and singe his work PC.


Cavelti, Toni Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Toni Cavelti
Canada
Vancouver BC
(1931 - )

Specialties

  • Modernist Jeweler.

1999



Cazin, J.M. Michel Jewelry Maker's Mark

J.M. Michel Cazin

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J.M. Michel Cazin
France
1869-1917

Specialties

  • Sculptor
  • Medallist


Cellini Craft Co Jewelry Maker's Mark

Cellini Craft Co.

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Cellini Craft Co.
USA
Chicago, IL
e.1934

Specialties

  • Founded by Walter Gerlach & Hans Gregg
  • Created jewelry and tableware, noted for their use of an aluminum alloy "Argental."
  • Jewelry and silverware.

1957

  • Cellini Craft purchased by Julius Randahl.
  • Cellini Craft and Cellini Shop were separated.

1965

  • Patterns and rights to "Argental" were sold to Reed & Barton.


Cellini Shop The Jewerly Maker's Mark

The Cellini Shop

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The Cellini Shop
USA
Chicago, IL
e.1914

Specialties

  • Founded by Ernest Gerlach.
  • Produced tableware styled like Kalo

1916-1919

  • Mulholland Bros. produced their flatware.

Jewerly designed by

  • Wilhelmina Coultas
  • Mabel Favinger

Executed by

  • William W. Conrad

1969


Century Guild Jewelry Maker's Mark

Century Guild

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Century Guild
UK
fl.1883-c.1892

Specialties


Chanel Jewelry Maker's Mark

Chanel

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Chanel
France
Paris
e.1910

Specialties

1921

  • Chanel No.5 became the first couture perfume

1927-1933

  • Verdura collaborates with Chanel on jewelry design

1930

  • Maltese Cross design

1932

1939-1945

  • Closed during the Occupation

1971

  • Death of Coco Chanel


Chantecler Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Chantecler
Italy
Capri
e.1947

Specialties

  • Coral jewelry.
  • Jet-set and famous clientele.



Chaplain, Jules Clément Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jules Clément Chaplain

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Jules Clément Chaplain
France
1839-1909

Specialties

  • Sculptor
  • Medallist


Chapu, Henri Michael Antoine Jewelry Maker's Mark

Henri Michael Antoine Chapu

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Henri Michael Antoine Chapu
France
1833-1891

Specialties

  • Sculptor
  • Medallist


Charlton & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Charlton & Co.

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Charlton & Co.
USA
New York
1909

Specialties

Currently

  • Grant A. Peacock, New York


Charpentier, Alexandre Jewelry Maker's Mark

Alexandre Charpentier

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Alexandre Charpentier
France
1856-1909

Specialties

  • Medallist
  • Designer for Fontain Freres Vaillant.
  • Cartier used his design skills.


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Chaumet Jewelry Maker's Mark

Chaumet

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Chaumet
France
Paris
e. 1793

Specialties

  • Exceptional craftsmanship
  • Tiaras

1780

  • Etienne Nitot Opens for business on rue St. Honoré.

1800

  • Orders from Joséphine Beauharnais.

1804

  • Crown for Napoleon.
  • Princess Joséphine.
  • Hydrangea parure.
  • Cameo & intaglio parure.
  • Pearl parure.

1809

  • François Regnault Nitot takes over the firm after the death of Etienne Nitot.

1810

  • Napoleon commissions a ruby parure for his bride, Marie Louise.

1815

  • François retires and turns the firm over to Jean Baptiste Fossin, his workshop director.

1832

  • Fossin & Fils named "Crown Jewellers" of France.

1837

  • Awarded Legion d'Honneur.

1834-1840

  • Jean Valentin worked for Fossin.
  • Royal Warrant: Queen Victoria - to Morel.
  • Morel's daughter married Joseph Chaumet.

1862

  • Fossin turns the company over to Prosper Morel.
  • Fossin organizes the bijouterie et joaillerie française for the London World Exhibition.

1874

  • Joseph Chaumet partners with Morel.
  • Chaumet marries Morel's daughter and takes over the firm in 1885.

1900

  • Gold Medal at the Paris World Exhibition.
  • Russian Imperial Order.
  • Became known as the Master of Tiaras.

1910

  • Opens in New York.

1928

  • 150th anniversary.

1972

1987

  • End of Chaumet family involvement in the firm.


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Cheuret, Albert Jewelry Maker's Mark

Albert Cheuret

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Albert Cheuret
France
fl.1900-1930

Specialties

  • Metalwork designer


Chicago Silver Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Chicago Silver Co.

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Chicago Silver Co.
USA
Chicago, IL
e.1923-1945

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturer

Designer/Founder

  • Knut L. Gusafson

1945 -1964

  • Renamed Gustafson Craft.


Child & Child Jewelry Maker's Mark

Child & Child

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Child & Child
UK
London England
1880-1916

Specialties

1880

  • Harold & Walter Child opened their firm.

c.1891.

  • Began as plate workers, became manufacturing jewelers.
  • Royal Warrant for Queen Alexandra.

1899

  • Partnership dissolved
  • Harold continued until 1916.

1916

  • Firm closed.


Chopard Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Chopard
Switzerland
e.1860

Specialties



Christian Dior Jewelry Maker's Mark

Christian Dior

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Christian Dior
France
Paris
e. December 16, 1946

Specialties

1950s:

  • Couture "New Look"

1950

  • Added other luxury goods including jewelry


Christoffersen, Erling Jewelry Maker's Mark

Erling Christoffersen

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Erling Christoffersen
Norway
Fredrikstad
e. 1932

Specialties

  • Leader of the PLUS Applied Arts Center of Fredrikstad, Norway.
  • Married to Anna Greta Eker


Christolfe, Orfèvrerie Jewelry Maker's Mark

Orfèvrerie Christolfe

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Orfèvrerie Christolfe
France
Paris
e. 1830

Specialties

  • Goldsmiths
  • Silversmiths
  • First silver plate manufacturer in France.
  • Supplied jewelry houses internationally.

1845

  • Expansion included tableware

1930

  • Commission for jewelry from Marchak

Partnership

  • Charles Christofle
  • Joseph Albert Bouilhet

Designers


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Cipullo Jewelry Maker's Mark

Cipullo

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Cipullo
Italy
Rome

Specialties

  • New York workshop

Assistant Designer

  • David Webb

Designer for

  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Cartier

1969

  • Designed Love Bracelet.
  • Design Themes: Nails, Dollar Signs, Knots and Rope.


Cissarz, Johann Vincenze Jewelry Maker's Mark

Johann Vincenze Cissarz

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Johann Vincenze Cissarz
Germany
1873-1942

Specialties

  • Medallist, Silver Designer, Painter

Designed for

  • Alfred Berger


Claflin, Donald Jewelry Maker's Mark

Donald Claflin

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Donald Claflin
USA
New York NY
(1935 - 1979)

Specialties

Designer for



Clarfeld & Springmeyer Jewelry Maker's Mark

Clarfeld & Springmeyer

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Clarfeld & Springmeyer
Germany
Hemer

Specialties

  • Silver Manufacturers

Designers


Cocteau, Jean Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jean Cocteau

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Jean Cocteau
France
Paris
1889 - 1963

Specialties

  • Avant-Garde Artist


Cohen, Julius Jewelry Maker's Mark

Julius Cohen

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Julius Cohen
USA
New York
e.1956

Specialties

Trained by

  • Oscar Heyman & Bros.
  • Well Designed and Executed Fine Jewelry
  • Renowned for Serving Customers at Home


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Cohr, Carl M. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Carl M. Cohr

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Carl M. Cohr
Denmark
Frederica
e. 1860

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturer
  • Founded by Ditlev Cohr passed to son Carl.
  • Proponent of skønvirke


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Collingwood Limited Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Collingwood Limited
UK
London England
e.1817

Specialties

  • Court Jewelers

Founder

  • Joseph Kitching

Patrons

  • Princess Charlotte
  • Duke and Duchess of York
  • Duke of Gloucester

1837

  • Royal Warrant as Jeweler to Queen Victoria
  • Warrant held for 126 years.

1853

  • Henry Collingwood took over the firm, succeeded by son, Robert.



Colonna, Edouard Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Edouard Colonna
USA
New York NY
(1862 - 1948)

Specialties

  • German born designer & decorative artist.

1877

  • Studied architecture in Brussels.

1882

  • Went to New York.

c. 1883-84

Associated with

  • S. Bing and Maison d'Art Nouveau as Jewelry & Glassware Designer.

c.1902

1948

  • Death of Edouard Colonna.



Comyns, William & Sons Jewelry Maker's Mark

William Comyns & Sons

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William Comyns & Sons
UK
e.1848

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers


Connell & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Connell & Co.

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Connell & Co.
UK
c.1839

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers
  • Jewelers

Retailed for

  • William Hutton & Sons
  • A.E. Jones


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Cooke, Joseph Jewelry Maker's Mark

Joseph Cooke

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Joseph Cooke
USA
Philadelphia PA
c. 1784

Specialties



Cooper, John Paul Jewelry Maker's Mark

John Paul Cooper

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John Paul Cooper
UK
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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Cooperman, Marilyn F. Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Marilyn F. Cooperman
USA
New York NY
e.1994

Specialties

  • 20th Century Fashion Designer.

1987

  • Joined Fred Leighton as a designer.

1994

  • Launched her own company.
  • Canadian who relocated to New York.



Copeland, Elizabeth Jewelry Maker's Mark

Elizabeth Copeland

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Elizabeth Copeland
USA
1866-1957

Specialties


Coudenhove-Kallergis, Anita Jewelry Maker's Mark

Anita Coudenhove-Kallergis

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Anita Coudenhove-Kallergis
France
Paris
(1898 - ?)

Specialties

  • Sculptor & Craftswoman
  • Studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Vienna
  • Began making jewelry c.1932 in Paris.
  • Lived and worked in Vienna, Sydney, Paris and Athens



Coudray, Marie Alexandre Jewelry Maker's Mark

Marie Alexandre Coudray

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Marie Alexandre Coudray
France
Paris
b.1864

Specialties

  • Sculptor
  • Medallist
  • Studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts under Ponscarme.

c.1890s

  • Created medal jewels.
  • Grand Prix de Rome. 1893 for a bas-relief of Orpheus at the gates of Hell
  • Silver Medal a the Paris Universal Exhibition, 1900


Courthope, Frederick Jewelry Maker's Mark

Frederick Courthope

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Frederick Courthope
UK
fl.1885-1915

Specialties

  • Silversmiths

Designer

  • John Dando Sedding


Craig, James Jewelry Maker's Mark

James Craig

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James Craig
USA
Williamsburg VA
e.1746

Specialties

  • George Washington was a customer, purchasing garnet earrings and mourning rings.
  • Craig was pro-American, manufacturing during the time that the colonies were gearing up to separate from England.



Cranach, Wilhelm Lucas von Jewelry Maker's Mark

Wilhelm Lucas von Cranach

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Wilhelm Lucas von Cranach
Germany
Berlin
(1861-1918)

Specialties

  • Art Nouveau Jeweler & Painter

Themes:

  • Plants
  • Flowers
  • Snakes
  • Zoomorphic Themes


Craver, Margaret Jewelry Maker's Mark

Margaret Craver

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Margaret Craver
USA
b.1907

Specialties

  • Silversmith


Crosby & Morse Jewelry Maker's Mark

Crosby & Morse

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Crosby & Morse
USA
Boston
c.1860

Specialties

  • Crosby was a manufacturing jewelry who also imported globally.
  • Morse was a noted gem cutter.
  • This partnership afforded their customers a wider variety of gem materials than any other store in the area.
  • Carried Byzantine mosaics and Etruscan revival jewelry.


Cummings, Angela Jewelry Maker's Mark

Angela Cummings

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Angela Cummings
USA
New York
1944 -

Specialties

Designer

1984

  • Launched Angela Cummings Inc.


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Cusi Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Cusi
Italy
Milan
e.1886

Specialties

  • Jeweler to the Royal Family, Duke of Aosta and Count of Turin.

1929

  • Opened a Branch near the San Remo Casino.



Cuzner, Bernard Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bernard Cuzner

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Bernard Cuzner
UK
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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Czeschka, Carl Otto Jewelry Maker's Mark

Carl Otto Czeschka

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Carl Otto Czeschka
Austria
Vienna
1878-1960

Specialties

  • Studied at the Vienna Academy.

1901-1907

  • Taught at the Vienna Kunstgewerbeschule.

1904

1943

  • Retired.


D'Haese, Roel Jewelry Maker's Mark

Roel D'Haese

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Roel D'Haese
Belgium
(1921 - )

Specialties

  • Modernest Jewelry Designer.

1938-42

  • Ecole Nationale Superieure d' Architecture et ses Arts Decoratifs.



Dahlquist, Inga-Britt Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Inga-Britt Dahlquist
Sweden
Stockholm
(1924 -1996)

Specialties

  • Had a jewelry workshop in Stockholm with Olov Barve.

Designer for



Daish, Florence Ada Jewelry Maker's Mark

Florence Ada Daish

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Florence Ada Daish
UK
fl.c.1930

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Jeweler


Dali Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Dali
Spain
(1904 - 1989)

Specialties

  • Made Jewelry to Protest the Emphasis on Cost of Materials vs Design in Jewelry
  • Quote: My object is to show the jeweler's art in true perspective - where the design and craftsmanship are to be valued above the material worth of the gems, as in Renaissance time.

Surrealist Design

  • First jewelry pieces commissioned by Eric Ertman of Finland.



Damman, Paul-Marcel Jewelry Maker's Mark

Paul-Marcel Damman

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Paul-Marcel Damman
France
1885-1939

Specialties

  • Medallist


Dasio, Ludwig Jewelry Maker's Mark

Ludwig Dasio

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Ludwig Dasio
Germany
Munich
e.1900

Specialties

  • Medallist & Metalworker


David-Andersen Jewelry Maker's Mark

David Andersen

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David Andersen
Norway
e.1878

Specialties

  • Enameled Silver Jewelry
  • Much of their jewelry was exported around the world.

Founder

  • David Anderson
  • Arthur Anderson took over the company and added the hypen.

Late 19th century

  • Experimented with Enamel on silver.

1952

  • Ivar David Anderson Took over as head of the company.

Desigers


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David-Andersen, Uni Jewelry Maker's Mark

Uni David-Andersen

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Uni David-Andersen
Norway

Specialties



Davis, Frederick Jewelry Maker's Mark

Frederick Davis

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Frederick Davis
Mexico
Mexico City
1877 - 1960

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Designer
  • Ex-Pat American.

1910

  • Moved to Mexico working for the Sonora News Co.
  • Collected indigenous Mexican crafts and pre-Columbian art.
  • Opened a gallery that became a magnet for Mexican artists and distinguished collectors.

Jewelry

  • One of the first to produce jewelry in the now popular Mexican style.
  • Developed design ideas for jewelry inspired by pre-Columbian art and ancient symbols.
  • Employed excellent craftsman to execute his ideas.

Materials

1933

  • Merged with Frank Sanborn to run Sanborn's, exhibiting and selling work by the finest artisans and craftsmen in Mexico.

1961

  • Death of Frederick Davis.


Dawson, Nelson Jewelry Maker's Mark

Nelson Dawson

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Nelson Dawson
UK
(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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De Grisogono Jewelry Maker's Mark

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De Grisogono
Switzerland
Geneva
e.1993

Specialties



De Parisen, Otto Jewelry Maker's Mark

Otto de Parisen

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Otto de Parisen
USA
New York
c.1763

Specialties

  • German born jeweler known for fabulous gem-set jewelry.


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Deakin & Francis Jewelry Maker's Mark

Deakin & Francis

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Deakin & Francis
UK
1786 - present

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers

Historically

Designer


Debain, A. Jewelry Maker's Mark

A. Debain

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A. Debain
France
1911-1929

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Silversmiths.
  • Commissioned by La Maison Moderne.


Delheid Jewelry Maker's Mark

Delheid

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Delheid
Belgium
e.c.1930

Specialties

  • Manufacturing silversmiths.


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Dell, Christian Jewelry Maker's Mark

Christian Dell

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Christian Dell
Germany
Wiesbaden
1893-1974

Specialties

  • Silversmith & Industrial Designer


Delrue, Georges Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Georges Delrue
Canada
Montreal
(1920 - 2010) e.c.1950

Specialties

  • Modernist Jewelry Designer.
  • Designs in wax and casts in precious metal.



Dentler, Rudolf Jewelry Maker's Mark

Rudolf Dentler

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Rudolf Dentler
Germany
Blaubeuren
e.1955

Specialties

  • Goldsmith & Sculptor

c.1968

  • Relocated to Ulm.



Descomps, Emanuel-Jules Joe Jewelry Maker's Mark

Emanuel-Jules Joe Descomps

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Emanuel-Jules Joe Descomps
France
1872-1978

Specialties

  • Goldsmith
  • Sculptor, Medallist & Engraver
  • Enamelist
  • Jewelry Featuring Engraving & Enamels
  • Trained with Falguières


Desprès, Jean Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jean Desprès

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Jean Desprès
France
Paris
1889-1980

Specialties

  • Trained in Avallon and Paris.
  • Participated in the important exhibitions following World War I.
  • Art Deco Artiste-Bijoutier
  • Bijoux Glaces Mirrored Jewelry
  • Bijoux Moteurs Motor Jewels

1930

  • Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur


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Dietrich, Oscar Jewelry Maker's Mark

Oscar Dietrich

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Oscar Dietrich
Austria
1853-1940

Specialties

  • Gold & Silversmith


Dietschy, Thomas Jewelry Maker's Mark

Thomas Dietschy

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Thomas Dietschy
Switzerland
Basel
(1930-)

Specialties

1954

  • Worked in the family firm.

1959

  • Opened his own workshop.



Dietzel, Nanna & Jørgen Jewelry Maker's Mark

Nanna & Jørgen Dietzel

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Nanna & Jørgen Dietzel
Denmark
e. 1921

Specialties

  • Nanna 1923 - 2005 & Jørgen 1921-1961
  • Trained as furniture designers.
  • Nana opened a design firm in 1946.

Nanna Designed for:


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Dinh Van Jewelry Maker's Mark

Dinh Van

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Dinh Van
France
Paris
e.1976

Specialties

1960s

  • Employed by Cartier
  • Bold Geometric Cut-Out Designs


Dixon, Arthur S. Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Arthur S. Dixon
UK
Birmingham England
(1865-1929)

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Architect

1895



Dixon, James & Sons Jewelry Maker's Mark

James Dixon & Sons

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James Dixon & Sons
UK
Sheffield
e.1806

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers

c.1879


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Dixon, James W. Jewelry Maker's Mark

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James W. Dixon
UK
London England
e.1806 - c.1992

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Platers
  • Britannia Metal Work
  • Staybright & Firth Markings on Stainless



Dodge, Nehemiah Jewelry Maker's Mark

Nehemiah Dodge

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Nehemiah Dodge
USA
Providence
1794

Specialties

  • Dodge - "Father of the Jewelry Industry in Rhode Island" (Proddow & Healy, p.12)
  • Goldsmith
  • Jeweler
  • Watch maker.
  • Dodge also manufactured a less expensive line of jewelry using plated gold.
  • Nehmiah’s uncle, Seril Dodge, is believed to have invented a process for soldering thin sheets of gold over copper using silver solder.


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Dominguez, Rafael Jewelry Maker's Mark

Rafael Dominguez

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Rafael Dominguez
Mexico
Taxco
e.1943

Specialties

  • Rafael Dominguez - 1911-1980
  • Studied with Spratling
  • Owned Casa Dominguez silver and arts studio with his wive Juana.


Doolittle, Harold Lukens Jewelry Maker's Mark

Harold Lukens Doolittle

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Harold Lukens Doolittle
USA
1883-1974

Specialties

  • Craftsman
  • Brasswork


Doria, Carlo Jewelry Maker's Mark

Carlo Doria

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Carlo Doria
UK
London England
1860-1880

Specialties

  • Archaeological Style gold work
  • Enamel
  • Colored Stones (chosen by hue not rarity)

History

  • Italian Born
  • Emigrated to England c.1860
  • Worked for Robert Phillips
  • Contemporary of Castellani & Giuliano



Doris Jewelry Maker's Mark

Doris

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Doris
Mexico
Cuernavaca
1953-1971

Specialties

  • Shop in Cuernavaca


Dorwig, George Jewelry Maker's Mark

George Dorwig

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George Dorwig
USA
Baltimore
c.1773

Specialties


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Dragsted, A (AAGE) Jewelry Maker's Mark

A (Aage) Dragsted

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A (Aage) Dragsted
Denmark
1886-1942

Specialties

  • Manufacturer

Jewelers to

  • Royal Court of Denmark
  • Royal Court of Greece
  • Royal Court of Russia

Founder

  • Arent Nicolaj Dragsted (1821-1896)

Premier Designer

  • Aage Dragsted (1886-1942)

Designers


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Drayson Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Drayson
UK
London England
e.1936

Specialties

Art Deco

  • High Quality, Innovative, Elegant Jewelry

c.1930s

  • Abstract Sculptural Jewels



Dresser, Christopher Jewelry Maker's Mark

Christopher Dresser

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Christopher Dresser
UK
London England
(1834-1904)

Specialties

Silver & plate designs executed by

Metalwork

Cast Iron

  • Coalbrookdale Co.


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Dropsy, Jean-Bapiste-Emile Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jean-Bapiste-Emile Dropsy

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Jean-Bapiste-Emile Dropsy
France
Paris
1858-1923

Specialties

  • Medallist
  • Religious medals, plaques and brooches
  • Worked for the firm of L. Chalin and others.
  • Won a third class medal at the 1898 Paris Salon.


Dryad Metal Works Jewelry Maker's Mark

Dryad Metal Works

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Dryad Metal Works
UK
e.1912

Specialties

  • Metalwork

Designer

  • William Pick


Dub, Vincent Carl Jewelry Maker's Mark

Vincent Carl Dub

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Vincent Carl Dub
Austria
(1852-1924) e.1838

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Firm Founded in 1838 by Thomas Dub (father of Vincent)
  • Alexander Sturm was married to Vincent's daughter


Dumbar, Archibald Jewelry Maker's Mark

Archibald Dumbar

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Archibald Dumbar
Netherlands
Amsterdam
e. 1945 (1916 - )

Specialties

  • Art Jeweler.

1938

  • School of Applied Arts.



Dummer, Jeremiah Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jeremiah Dummer

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Jeremiah Dummer
USA
Boston MA
(1645-1718)

Specialties

  • First American trained goldsmith.
  • Specialized in mourning rings or "funeral rings" given out to mourners at a funeral.

1693


Dunand, Jean Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jean Dunand

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Jean Dunand
France
1877-1942

Specialties

  • Studied in Geneva at Ecol des Arts Industriels.
  • Japanese Lacquerwork, Art Deco Wide Gold Bangles.
  • Tapastry Effect with Silver, Lacquer, and Stone.

1897

  • Went to Paris to work for Jean Dampt.

1912

  • Studied lacquer work with Sougawara.


Dunay, Henry Jewelry Maker's Mark

Henry Dunay

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Henry Dunay
USA
New York NY
(1935 - ) e.1956

Specialties

  • Specialty Pavé-Set Jewelry


Dunhill, Alfred, & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Alfred Dunhill & Co.

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Alfred Dunhill & Co.
UK
fl.20th century

Specialties

  • Retailers of Gold & Silver Lighters, Boxes & Accessories"


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Dupuis, Jean-Baptiste Daniel Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jean-Baptiste Daniel Dupuis

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Jean-Baptiste Daniel Dupuis
France
1849-99

Specialties

Medallist


Dusausoy Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Dusausoy
France
Paris
e.1840- c.1970

Specialties

  • Versatility was their Hallmark - many Combinations Possible for Each Piece of Jewelry.



Dutens, Charles Jewelry Maker's Mark

Charles Dutens

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Charles Dutens
USA
Philadelphia PA
e.1753

Specialties



Duvalet, Maurice Jewelry Maker's Mark

Maurice Duvalet

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Maurice Duvalet
France

Specialties

  • French born designer. Worked in conjunction with Van Cleef & Arpels.
  • Ballerina brooches.



Dériot Jewelry Maker's Mark

Dériot

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Dériot
France
fl.1900-20

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Silversmiths


E. Wolfe & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

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E. Wolfe & Co.
UK
London England
e.1850

Specialties

  • 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.



Edwards, Rod Jewelry Maker's Mark

Rod Edwards

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Rod Edwards
Australia
(1921 - )

Specialties

  • Modernest colored stone jewelry.
  • Sydney Art School.

1954-60

  • Costume jewelry designer.

1960

  • Established workshop for colored stone jewelry design and fabrication.
  • Australia (Born & Trained)
  • London (Studio and Offices)



Eersten, Van den & Hofmeijer Jewelry Maker's Mark

Van den Eersten & Hofmeijer

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Van den Eersten & Hofmeijer
Netherlands
e.20th century

Specialties

  • Silversmiths & Jewelers


Effront, Nadine Jewelry Maker's Mark

Nadine Effront

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Nadine Effront
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


Egli, Peter Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Peter Egli
Greece
e.1951

Specialties

  • Jewelry Designer since 1951.
  • Swiss Deisgner, works mainly in Greece.



Ehrlich, Christa Jewelry Maker's Mark

Christa Ehrlich

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Christa Ehrlich
Netherlands
e.1927

Specialties

Designed for


Eisenloeffel, Jan Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jan Eisenloeffel

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Jan Eisenloeffel
Netherlands
Sieraden
(1876-1957)

Specialties

  • Silversmith & Designer.
  • Arts & Crafts "Amsterdam School".
  • Moorish style enamelled brooches & buckles.
  • Also designed metalwork for applied arts.

Designed for

1908


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Eker, Anna Greta Jewelry Maker's Mark

Anna Greta Eker

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Anna Greta Eker
Norway
(1928- )

Specialties

  • Designed for PLUS - Applied Arts Center of Fredrikstad, Norway (c.1958-1970s)
  • Modernist designs often hammered.


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Eliakim Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Eliakim
Egypt
Cairo
c.1940s & 50s

Specialties

  • Most Renowned Jewelry Salon in Cairo



Elkan, Benno Jewelry Maker's Mark

Benno Elkan

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Benno Elkan
Germany
(1877-1933)

Specialties

  • Medallist & Sculptor
  • Born in Germany, emigrated to Great Britain.


Elkington & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Elkington & Co.

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Elkington & Co.
UK
e.1836

Specialties

  • Manufacturers
  • Metalwork
  • Silver and Plate

Founder

1875-1885

1935 Executed modern designs for

  • Reginald Hill
  • Frank Neville
  • John Walker


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Engelhard, Roland Jewelry Maker's Mark

Roland Engelhard

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Roland Engelhard
Germany
Hanover
(1868-1951)

Specialties

  • Sculptor & Medallist


Epinay De Briort, Prosper, Comte d' Jewelry Maker's Mark

Comte Prosper d'Epinay De Briort

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Comte Prosper d'Epinay De Briort
France
Paris
(1836-1914)

Specialties

  • Medallist
  • Sculptor and jeweler.
  • Especially figurative jewelry, translating sculpture in to medals.
  • Engraver
  • Studied in Paris and Rome (Mauritius)


Espezel Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Espezel
France
Paris

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Jeweler Contracting with many of the most Prominent Twentieth Century Jewelers



Fabergé Jewelry Maker's Mark

Fabergé

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Fabergé
Russia
(1842 - 1920)

Specialties

  • Gold & Silversmiths to the Russian Imperial Court.
  • Specialized in enamel, working in the 18th century French style.
  • 'Objets de Fantaisie

1842

  • Founded by Gustav Fabergé (1814-1893)
  • Had apprenticed with a jeweler in St. Petersburg.

1860

  • Gustav Fabergé retired.

1870

  • Peter Carl Fabergé controls the firm.
  • Trained in Frankfurt and St. Petersburg.

1884

  • First Imperial Easter Egg Royal Warrant Awarded.

1897

  • Royal Warrant from Sweden & Norway.

1900

  • Carl Fabergé awarded the Legion d' Honeur for Paris Exhibition.

1918

  • Shut Down by the Russian Revolution.
  • Peter Carl Fabergé escaped and died in Switzerland - 1920.

Workmasters


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Fahrner, Theodor Jewelry Maker's Mark

Theodor Fahrner

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Theodor Fahrner
Germany
Pforzheim
(1868-1929)

Specialties

  • Son of the founder (also Theodore, 1823-1883)
  • Manufacturing Jewelers
  • Mass produced, inexpensive, beautiful jewelry for the masses.

Materials

1855

  • Seeger & Fahrner Jewelry Factory.

1877

  • Founded Pforzheimer Kunstgewerbeverein (Commercial Art Society).

1883

  • Death of Theodor Fahrner Sr.

1900-1919

  • Numerous Artists Created Fahrner Jewelry.

1900

  • Silver Medal at the Paris World's Fair.

1901

1917

  • Membership in Deutsche Werkbund.

1919

  • Death of Theodor Fahrner
  • Firm Sold to Gustav Braendle, keeping key employees including Friedrich Katz.

Designers


Falize Jewelry Maker's Mark

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


Far-Fan Jewelry Maker's Mark

Far-Fan

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Far-Fan
Mexico
Mexico City

Specialties

  • Plateria FarFan


Farnham, Paulding Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Paulding Farnham
Italy
Rome
(1859 – 1927)

Specialties

  • Fine Jewelry
  • Enameled Orchids – 6 Gold Medals

1885



Fasano Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Fasano
Italy
Turin
c.1928

Specialties



Feliu Via, Manuel Jewelry Maker's Mark

Manuel Feliu Via

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Manuel Feliu Via
Spain
(1931 - )

Specialties

  • Artisan Jeweler

Studied under



Fennel, Theo Jewelry Maker's Mark

Theo Fennel

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Theo Fennel
UK
London England
e.1982

Specialties

  • 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.



Fessenden & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Fessenden & Co.

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Fessenden & Co.
USA
1858-1922

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturer


Feucht, Wilhelm Jewelry Maker's Mark

Wilhelm Feucht

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Wilhelm Feucht
Germany
Pforzheim
late 19th-early 20th

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Jewelers

Designers

  • Emil Riester


Feuillâtre, Eugène Jewelry Maker's Mark

Eugène Feuillâtre

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Eugène Feuillâtre
France
Paris
(1870 - 1916)

Specialties

  • Famous for his Enamel Work
  • Studied under Louis Houillon
  • Worked closely with Etienne Tourette

1890

1893

  • Experimented with enamel on silver and platinum.

1897

1899

  • Became a member of the Société des Artistes Français.

1900

  • Exhibited a the the Paris International Exhibition.


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Feys, Jacques Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jacques Feys

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Jacques Feys
Belgium
e.c.1900

Specialties

  • Jeweler


Fisher, Alexander Jewelry Maker's Mark

Alexander Fisher

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Alexander Fisher
UK
(1864-1936)

Specialties

  • 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.


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Fjerdingstad, Carl Christian Jewelry Maker's Mark

Carl Christian Fjerdingstad

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Carl Christian Fjerdingstad
France
Paris
1891-1968

Specialties

  • Born in Norway.

1921


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Flato Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Flato
USA
New York Beverly Hills Mexico City
(1900 - 1999)

Specialties

1920s

  • New York
  • Designers included Adolph Kleaty, George Headley and Fulco di Verdura
  • Whimsical Jewelry "Say it in Jewelry"

1937

  • Beverly Hills Location Serving Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich and others

1970

  • Mexico City


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Fletcher & Gardiner Jewelry Maker's Mark

Fletcher & Gardiner

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Fletcher & Gardiner
USA
Boston Philadelphia
e.1808

Specialties


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Fog, Astrid Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Astrid Fog
Denmark
1911-1993

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Simple geometric shapes; circles, squares and rectangles with a "modernist" flair.

Designed for

  • Georg Jensen
  • Created her first jewelry collection for Jensen c.1969.
  • Designed jewelry, holloware, haute couture and ready-to-wear clothing.
  • Used her understanding of clothing and fabric to create her jewelry.



Fogliati, A. Jewelry Maker's Mark

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A. Fogliati
USA
Chicago IL

Specialties

  • Metalsmith & Instructor, Hull-House.
  • Worked in metal and enamel and was a "Master Craftsman" at Hull House.



Follot, Paul Jewelry Maker's Mark

Paul Follot

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Paul Follot
France
Paris
1877-1941

Specialties

  • Designer for Julius Meier-Graefe's La Maison Moderne until it closed.

1904

  • Exhibited independently.

1920s Designer for


Fonsèque et Olive Jewelry Maker's Mark

Fonsèque et Olive

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Fonsèque et Olive
France
Paris
e. 1885

Specialties

  • Olive trained at the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs.

1873

  • Vienna Exhibition
  • Lead to designing for Falize.

1885

  • Partnered with Fonsèque.
  • Unusual brooches designed as coffee beans and grapes.
  • Early supporters of medal jewels.
  • Successful producers of Art Nouveau designs.

1886

  • Commissioned Vernier to create 'Diane'.
  • Worked with Jules Chéret to translate his popular posters into medal jewels.


Fontana Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Fontana et Cie
France
Paris
e.1840

Specialties

  • Classical Design
  • Fine Workmaship
  • Chaumet Holds their Archives.

1840

  • Founded by Thomas Fontana (Swiss) in the Palais Royal.

1861

  • Nephews Joseph Fontana & Alexandre Templier ran the business, temporarily.

1871

  • Son Charles took over the firm.
  • Classic gem-set jewelry with some Art Nouveau themes.


Fontenay Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Fontenay
France
Paris
e.1847

Specialties

  • Goldsmith
  • Jeweler
  • Bijoux Etrusques

1823

  • Eugène Fontenay (1923-1887) born in Paris, son of goldsmith Prosper Fontenay.
  • Apprenticed with Marchand.

1847

1858

1882

  • Sells the firm to Henri Smetz, his foreman.

1887

  • Death of Eugène Fontenay.
  • His book, Bijoux anciens et modernes is published posthumously.



Forest Craft Guild Jewelry Maker's Mark

Forest Craft Guild

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Forest Craft Guild
USA
Grand Rapids MI
(1879-)

Specialties

  • Forest Emerson Mann, Founder.
  • Taught Arts & Crafts classes in Dayton OH.
  • Founded the Miami Pottery.

1902

  • Jewelry Studio, Grand Rapids, MI.

1905

  • Founded Forest Craft Guild.

Style

  • Hammered
  • Etched
  • Applied Patina (usually verdigris)

Repousse Materials


Fougeray, Louis E. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Louis E. Fougeray

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Louis E. Fougeray
USA
New York NY
(1892 -1955) e.1933

Specialties

  • Gem expert.
  • Began his career at Marcus & Co. working his way from errand boy to Vice President.


Fouquet Jewelry Maker's Mark

Fouquet

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Fouquet
France
Paris
e. c.1852 - 1936

Specialties

  • Founded by Alphones Fouquet (1828-1911)

c.1862-1868

  • Filigree with stones.
  • Cameos & Miniatures.
  • Mythical beasts such as griffins, chimera and the sphinx.
  • Jewelry produced for export worldwide.

c.1870s

  • Fouquet began to develop his Renaissance Revival style for which he became renowned.

1878 World Exhibition

  • Strong influences of the ancient world and historic revival.

1878 International Exhibition, Amsterdam

1895

  • Georges (1862-1957) Took over the firm.
  • Registers his mark.

Specialized

1900 World Exhibition

  • Featured jewelry designed by Alphonse Mucha, who also designed the interiors for the shop at Rue Royale in 1901.
  • Etienne Tourette was employed as an enameller.

1919

  • Son Jean (1899-1961) joins the firm, specializing in Art Deco jewels.


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Fouquet-Lapar Jewelry Maker's Mark

Fouquet-Lapar

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Fouquet-Lapar
France
Paris
fl.1920-40

Specialties

  • Manufactured modern silver c.1920s-30s.


Fred Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Fred
France
Paris Beverly Hills Houston New York Geneva Tokyo Hong Kong Cannes Monte Carlo Seoul
e.1936

Specialties

  • Pearls and Colored Gemstones
  • Celebrity Clients


Friedell, Clemens Jewelry Maker's Mark

Clemens Friedell

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Clemens Friedell
USA
(1872-1963)

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Metalworker


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Friedmann's Nachfolger, J. Jewelry Maker's Mark

J. Friedmann's Nachfolger

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J. Friedmann's Nachfolger
Germany
20th cen.

Specialties

  • Silversmiths & Jewelers

Designers


Friedmann, Eduard Jewelry Maker's Mark

Eduard Friedmann

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Eduard Friedmann
Austria
(1877-1920)

Specialties

  • Manufacturers: Jewelry & Silver

Designers Include


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From, N.E. Jewelry Maker's Mark

N.E. From

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N.E. From
Denmark
Fyn
(1908-1986)

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Jeweler
  • Manufacturer with major export business.
  • Fine Quality Mass Produced Jewelry.
  • Sinewy Foliate and Floral Designs by Niels Erik From

c.1960s

  • Bold Styles by other designers


Froment-Meurice Jewelry Maker's Mark

Froment-Meurice

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Froment-Meurice
France
Paris
1837-1913

Specialties

  • Worked in a distinctive sculptural/figural style (bijoux sculptes)

1802

  • Birth of François-Désiré Froment (1802-1855) son of Francois Froment.
  • Goldsmith François Froment's widow married her husband's partner, Goldsmith Pierre Meurice, and their workshop continued as Froment-Meurice.

1832

  • Francois-Désiré takes over the workshop.

1837

  • Emile Froment-Meurice (1837-1913) is born.

1839

  • Silver Medal at Exposition des produits de l'Industrie Nationale.

1844

  • Gold Medal at the industrial exhibition in Paris for Gothic inspired items.

1849

  • Gold Medal at the 11th industrial exhibition.

1851

  • Council Medal (highest honor) London World Exhibition.
  • Queen Victoria buys for her personal collection.

1855

  • Death of François-Désiré.
  • Posthumous honorary medal at the Paris World Exhibition.
  • The workshop continued after his death, until c.1907.

1859

  • Emile takes over the firm.
  • Emile is known more for the decorative arts not joaillerie and bijouterie.

1867

  • Gold Medal - Paris World Exhibition.

1900

  • Paris World Exhibition Grand Prix for jewelry.


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Fröhlich, Max Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Max Fröhlich
Switzerland
Zurich
(1908-1997) e.1933

Specialties

  • Specialized in Jewelry.
  • Innovative use of ordinary materials.
  • Jewelry teacher from 1945.



Fémes Beck, Vilmos Jewelry Maker's Mark

Vilmos Fémes Beck

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Vilmos Fémes Beck
Austria
(1885-1918)

Specialties

  • Goldsmith, Medallist & Sculptor
  • Worked with J.M. Olbrich.
  • Budapest Austro-Hungarian


Gabrielsen, Bent Jewelry Maker's Mark

Gabrielsen, Bent

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Gabrielsen, Bent
Denmark
(1928- )

Specialties

1950-1953

  • Trained at the Danish College of Jewelry, Silversmithing and Commercial Design.

1969

  • Opened workshop in Kolding.

Designed for


Gage Jewelry Maker's Mark

Elizabeth Gage

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Elizabeth Gage
UK
London England

Specialties



Gage, Mary Jewelry Maker's Mark

Mary Gage

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Mary Gage
USA
New York NY
(1898-1993)

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • As part of an eclectic lifestyle, Mary Gage made silver jewelry with a Chinese influence.

Themes

  • Applied Lilly Pads
  • Balls
  • Leaves
  • Turquoise & opaque gems


Gaillard Jewelry Maker's Mark

Lucien Gaillard

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Lucien Gaillard
France
Paris
1840-1933

Specialties

1840

  • Firm Founded by Amédée Galliard.
  • Made gilt copper jewels.

1860

  • Son Ernst took over the firm.
  • Made silver jewels.

c.1869

  • Worked in niello - unusual outside of Russia, Germany & Austria.
  • Japanese-Style Inlay.

1878

  • Lucien joins the firm as an apprentice.
  • Interested in Japanese metal techniques.

1889

  • International Exhibition, Paris - Gold Medal for Engraving and Legion d'Honnour.

1892

1900

  • Grand Prix and the Paris World Exhibition in Bijouterie-Joaillerie.

1933

  • Death of Lucien Gaillard.


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Gallegos, Dámaso Jewelry Maker's Mark

Dámaso Gallegos

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Dámaso Gallegos
Mexico
Taxco
(1890-1980) e.1941

Specialties

Worked for

  • Héctor Aguilar c.1940
  • Married to the sister of Isidro Garcia Pina (Maricela)

1941

  • Opened LaAmatista workshop

Style

  • Floral Pins.
  • Mexican scenic bracelets.
  • Hair Clips.
  • Table and Flatware.
  • Christmas pins & earrings (machine made, hand finished.)

1976

  • Dámaso Gallegos died.
  • His son, Antonio continued the business.


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Galt Bros. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Galt Bros.

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Galt Bros.
USA
Washington DC
c. 1800

Specialties

  • Pistols, swords, silverware, jewelry and medals.


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Gardberg, Bertel Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bertel Gardberg

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Bertel Gardberg
Finland
1916-

Specialties

  • Trained at A. Michelsen in Demark.
  • Proficient in modern and abstract design.

Designer for


Gariod, Léon Jewelry Maker's Mark

Léon Gariod

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Léon Gariod
France
Paris
e.1859

Specialties

1859

  • Founded: Gaucher & Tonnellier.

1875

  • Gaucher partnered with Gariod.

1884

  • Gariod became head of the firm.
  • Fine chasing and enamel work.
  • Pendants often featured a sunburst diamond surmount.

1880s

  • Specialized in matte gold chains and bracelets with stones
  • Later - Art Nouveau jewelry along with classic jewelry.

1900


Garnier, Alfred Jewelry Maker's Mark

Alfred Garnier

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Alfred Garnier
France
Paris
c.1877

Specialties

1891-1898

  • Exhibited at the Paris Salons with Paul Grandhomme.



Garrard Jewelry Maker's Mark

Garrard

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Garrard
UK
London England
e.1735

Specialties

  • Tiaras & Crowns
  • Royal Commissions and Appointments

1735

  • First Royal Commission - Frederick, Prince of Wales.

1802

  • Robert Garrard Purchased the Business from George Wickes.

Clients

  • Queen Charlotte and George IV
  • Marquesses of Anglesey, Wellesley and Abercorn
  • Earls of Dudley, Haddington, Brownlow and Kilmorey
  • Rothschild Family.

1843

  • Queen Victoria Appointed them Jewellers to the Crown

1910

1937

  • Created the Coronation Crown for Queen Elizabeth with the Koh-i-Noor

1981


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Gaskin, Arthur Joseph Jewelry Maker's Mark

Arthur Joseph Gaskin

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Arthur Joseph Gaskin
UK
Birmingham England
e. 1899 (1862-1928)

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Jeweler
  • Filigree & wirework
  • Spiral Forms
  • Enamel

1894

  • Married Georgina, also an Arts & Crafts Jeweler.
  • They exhibited with the Arts & Crafts Exhibition Society.

1901

  • Began to exhibit with the Birmingham Group and continued until c.1915.

1902-1924

  • Head of Vittoria Street School for Silversmiths.

Designer for


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Gautrait, Lucien Jewelry Maker's Mark

Lucien Gautrait

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Lucien Gautrait
France
Paris
fl.c.1900

Specialties

  • Chaser, engraver & modeler.
  • Expert enameler known for his peacock motifs.
  • Designed for Léon Gariod.


Gazdar Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Gazdar
India
Bombay
e.1933

Specialties



Geiss Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Geiss
Germany
Berlin
(1771 1846)

Specialties


Ghedina, Agostino Jewelry Maker's Mark

Agostino Ghedina

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Agostino Ghedina
Austria

Specialties

  • Jeweler


Ghiso Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Ghiso
Argentina
Buenos Aires
e. c.1890s - c.1960s

Specialties

  • Used Freelance Designers
  • Emigrated from Italy to Buenos Aires c.1890.
  • Paris Branch Established by his sons.
  • Exported jewelry from Paris to Buenos Aires and New York.



Gillgren, Sven Arne Jewelry Maker's Mark

Sven Arne Gillgren

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Sven Arne Gillgren
Sweden

Specialties



Giuliano Jewelry Maker's Mark

Giuliano

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Giuliano
UK
London England
e.1861

Specialties

1861

  • Established business on Frith St.

1860-1874

1895

  • Carlo Giuliano dies and sons Carlo Joseph and Arthur Alphonse ran the business until 1914


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Glessner, Frances M. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Frances MacBeth Glessner

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Frances MacBeth Glessner
USA
Chicago IL
(1847-1922) c.1904-1915

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Student of Madeline Wynne
  • Student of A. Fogliati of Hull House.
  • A wealthy socialite who studied metalwork as a hobby.
  • Made bowls, ink stands, jars, hat pins and necklaces.


Golay Fils & Stahl Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Golay Fils & Stahl
Switzerland
Geneva
e.1837

Specialties

1896

  • King Carol I of Romania.
  • Jeweler the Royal Family of Romania.
  • Other Royal Customers: Kim Damrong of Siam and the Maharajah of Baroda.

1961

  • Purchased by Jacques Wolfgang - A Longtime Vendor to the Firm.

1976

  • Jesse Wolfgang Took Ownership.



Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co.

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Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co.
UK
London England
e.1898-1952

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Goldsmiths
  • Manufacturers
  • Retailers

c. 1930s Executed designs for


Goodspeed, Bernice Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bernice Goodspeed

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Bernice Goodspeed
Mexico
Taxco
e.1938

Specialties

  • American Cultural Antrhopologist.

1930

  • Moved to Mexico City to study.
  • Met Carl Pappe, artist.

1935

  • Married.

1938

  • Moved to Taxco.
  • Opened a studio and gallery featuring artifacts and art by Carl Pappe.
  • Added jewelry and tableware to the gallery designed by Bernice.

Inspirations

  • Indians of Central Mexico
  • Archaeological finds in Panama & Tomb 7 treasure at Monte Laban.
  • Spirals
  • Old carved stones from her collection.

1971

  • Bernice died.


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Gorham Manufacturing Jewelry Maker's Mark

Gorham Manufacturing

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Gorham Manufacturing
USA
Providence RI
e.1806

Specialties

Jabez Gorham (1792-1869)

J. Gorham & Son

  • Manufactured household items in silver.

Gorham Manufacturing Company

  • Manufacturers

Designers

c.1865

  • Using steam power they revolutionized silver production in America.
  • Mass produced silverware.

c.1890

  • Attempted to follow the English craft revival movement.
  • Special design group was established.
  • Lead by English silversmith William Codman.
  • Produced jewelry and silverwork in the crafts tradition.

Martelé


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Gosen, Theodor von Jewelry Maker's Mark

Theodor von Gosen

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Theodor von Gosen
Germany
Munich
(1873-1943)

Specialties

  • Designer
  • Medallist
  • Sculptor
  • Vereinigte Werkstätten c.1900
  • Favored feminine figural motifs


Goulden, Jean Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jean Goulden

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Jean Goulden
France
1878-1947

Specialties

After World War I, Goulden studied champlevé techniques with Jean Dunand.


Grachev Bros Jewelry Maker's Mark

Grachev Bros

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Grachev Bros
Russia
e.1866-c.1917

Specialties

  • Silversmiths & Enamellists.


Gradl, Max Josef Jewelry Maker's Mark

Max Josef Gradl

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Max Josef Gradl
Germany
(1873-1934)

Specialties

Jewelry designer. Abstract designs. Produced by


Graff Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Graff
UK
London England
e.1960

Specialties

Specializes in the World's Finest Diamonds:



Granat Bros Jewelry Maker's Mark

Granat Bros.

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Granat Bros.
USA
San Francisco CA
e.1905 - c.1961

Specialties

  • Wedding Rings
  • Engagement Rings
  • Lockets
  • Bracelets
  • Brooches
  • Necklaces
  • Pins
  • Flatware
  • Silver Service Items
  • Costume jewelry
  • Compacts
  • Cigarette cases.

Trademarks

  • Wed-Lok
  • Flair
    • Rings - August 7, 1951
    • Watches - June 24, 1952
  • Heiress - April 15, 1952
  • Fleur de Lis - January, 22, 1952
  • Love-Loop - February 21, 1951


Granit, E. (Erik) Jewelry Maker's Mark

Erik Granit

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Erik Granit
Finland
1930-1988

Specialties

  • Manufacturer
  • Specialized in abstract modern designs and large rings.


Grann & Laglye Jewelry Maker's Mark

Grann & Laglye

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Grann & Laglye
Denmark
(1906-1955)

Specialties

Founders

  • Johannes Laglye
  • Johannes Grann
  • Manufacturer
  • Produced designs by Laglye & others.


Greenleaf & Crosby Jewelry Maker's Mark

Greenleaf & Crosby

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Greenleaf & Crosby
USA
Jacksonville FL
e.1867

Specialties

  • Florida souvenirs and jewelry.

1887

  • St. Augustine - Alacazar.

1895

  • Palm Beach – Royal Poinciana Hotel.

1900

  • Miami – Breakers & Royal Hotel.


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Grima Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Grima
UK
London England
(1921 - 2007) e.1966

Specialties

  • Organic forms, textured wire

1970

  • Appointed jeweler to the Queen

Expansion

  • e.1966 London
  • e.1970 New York
  • e.1971 Zurich
  • e.1972 Tokyo
  • e.1987 Lugano
  • e.1992 Gstaad



Grimke, John Paul Jewelry Maker's Mark

John Paul Grimke

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John Paul Grimke
USA
Charleston NC
e.1741

Specialties

  • A diamond importer as well as a jeweler.
  • One of the first American jewelers to offer "diamond work".



Gross, Karl Jewelry Maker's Mark

Karl Gross

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Karl Gross
Germany
(1869-1934)

Specialties

Jewelry Designer for

  • Alfred Berger c.1900
  • Vereinigte Werkstätte c.1898
  • L. Lichtinger


Groth, S. Jewelry Maker's Mark

S. Groth

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S. Groth
Denmark

Specialties

1863-1904

  • Assay Master


Guild of Handicraft Jewelry Maker's Mark

Guild of Handicraft

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Guild of Handicraft
UK
London Chipping Campden England
e.1888-1907

Specialties

  • Began as a craft guild & later was commercialized and became a Limited Company c.1902.
  • Jewelry
  • Metalwork

Founder & Designer

Members

1890

  • Moved in to Essex House and installed William Morris's Kelmscott Press equipment.


Gump's Jewelry Maker's Mark

Gump's

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Gump's
USA
San Francisco CA
e.1861

Specialties

  • Evolved from selling decorative objects to the newly rich in SF to exotic items from the East including jade jewelry.


Gustafson Craft Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Gustafson Craft
USA
Chicago IL
e.1945-1964

Specialties

  • Formerly Chicago Silver Co.
  • Gustafson's designs had a Scandinavian influence (he trained in Stockholm.)
  • Gustafson sold his dies to Spaulding & Co. who still produce his silver lines.



Gérard Jewelry Maker's Mark

Gérard

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Gérard
France
Paris
e.1968

Specialties

1985

  • Sold to American Investors

1988

  • Reopened in Paris as Louis Gérard, Joaillier International


Gübelin Jewelry Maker's Mark

Gübelin

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Gübelin
Switzerland
Lucerne
e.1854

Specialties

  • Began as Watchmakers.

1923

  • Added jewelry & established an international gemological laboratory.

2004

  • Celebrated 150 years in business.


Habich, Ludwig Jewelry Maker's Mark

Ludwig Habich

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Ludwig Habich
Germany
(1872-1949)

Specialties

  • Medallist & Designer

1899-1906

  • Member of the Darmstadt Artist's Colony

Designs produced by


Hagenauer Jewelry Maker's Mark

Werkstätte Hagenauer

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Werkstätte Hagenauer
Austria
Vienna
e.1898

Specialties

  • Karl Hagenauer workshop
  • Gold and silversmith
  • Belonged to the Wiener Werkstätte
  • Designed until his death in 1986


Hagener Silberschmiede Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hagener Silberschmiede

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Hagener Silberschmiede
Germany
(1910-1914)

Specialties

Manufactured for

  • F.H. Emke
  • J.L.M. Lauweriks
  • F.H. Ernst Schneidler


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Hahn, Hermann Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hermann Hahn

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Hermann Hahn
Germany
(1868-1939

Specialties

  • Medallist & Sculptor


Hale, Frank G. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Frank G. Hale

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Frank G. Hale
USA
Chicago IL
(1876-1945)

Specialties

1906

London

  • Worked with Frederick Partridge

1907

  • Boston: Society of Arts and Crafts


Hammer, Marius Jewelry Maker's Mark

Marius Hammer

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Marius Hammer
Norway
Bergen
(1847-1927)

Specialties

Designers

  • Marius Hammer (1847-1927)
  • Emil Høye (1975-1958)


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Hammerman Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hammerman Bros.

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Hammerman Bros.
USA
New York NY
e. 1946

Specialties

  • High quality well manufactured jewelry


Hanck, Matthias W. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Matthias W. Hanc

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Matthias W. Hanc
USA
Chicago IL
c.1907-1950s

Specialties

  • Native of Chicago.
  • Apprentice under R.M. Johnson (manufacturing jewelers.)
  • Studied at the Art Institute and the Lewis Institute.

1907

  • Worked with Clara Welles in Chicago at Kalo.

1910

  • Founded The Julmat with Julius O. Randahl, Julmat lasted only 1 year.
  • Simple hammered shapes.
  • Hanck broke off to make jewelry.

1915

  • Opened a jewelry shop in Park Ridge.
  • Made Jewelry for private commissions & the T.C. Shop.

1920-1950s

  • Operated from a home workshop.


Hancocks and Co Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hancocks & Co.

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Hancocks & Co.
UK
London England
e. Jan. 1, 1849

Specialties

Historically

Founder

  • Charles Frederick Hancock.
  • Business opened as C.F. Hancock.
  • Studied with Paul Storr of Storr and Mortimer.

1849

  • Royal Warrant, Queen Victoria

1851

  • Great Exhibition

1867

  • Paris Exposition
  • Sale to Napoleon III

Commissions

  • Duke of Devonshire, 1856 - Devonshire Parure.
    • A Mounted classical cameo and intaglio collection rendered Tudor style, for the Countess Granville (the Queen's representative) to wear to the crowning of Tsar Alexander II of Russia.
  • Victoria Cross, 1857 - Chosen to design the new award for conspicuous bravery.
    • Each medal is cast from the casabel from two cannons. The cannons were captured during the Crimean War from the Russians.
  • Princess Louise, 1899 - bridesmaids bracelets and wedding gifts.

1870

  • Name changed to Hancocks & Co.

Today

  • Remains a family owned jewelry house.
  • Specializes in antique jewelry from the finest jewelry houses, from all periods.



Hansen, Hans Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hans Hansen

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Hans Hansen
Denmark
Kolding
(1884-1940) e.1906

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturer

Designers

1920s

  • Producing his own line

1932

  • Began producing jewelry.
  • Designed by Karl Gustav Hansen.

1940

  • Hans Hansen Died.
  • K.G. Hansen took over the Hans Hansen Silversmithy.

1992


Hansen, Karl Gustav Jewelry Maker's Mark

Karl Gustav Hansen

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Karl Gustav Hansen
Denmark
(1914- )

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Began his training at 16 with his father.
  • Opened a workshop with his father.

Designer for

1940

  • Took over the Hans Hansen Silversmithy.

2001

  • The Karl Gustav Hansen award was created.
  • Awarded each year to an outstanding Danish silver designer.



Harmon, Hubert Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hubert Harmon

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Hubert Harmon
Mexico
Taxco
c.1942-1948

Specialties

  • An American designer who worked briefly in Taxco designing silver jewelry.
  • Whimsical designs without any Mexican cultural influence.
  • Worked in brass and other metals.
  • Trained in Paris.

Worked for

  • Schiaparelli
  • Jean Patou
  • Elizabeth Arden
  • Moved to Taxco c. 1942
  • Also used a Pair of Feet with Wings as a Maker's Mark.


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Harry Winston Jewelry Maker's Mark

Harry Winston

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Harry Winston
USA
New York NY
(1896-1978)

Specialties

  • Created platinum settings for gemstones that were fflexible
  • Bought and sold many famous gems and jewelry collections
  • Made major gemstone donations to museum collections.


Harry, Emanuel Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Emanuel Harry
UK
London England
c.1860

Specialties

  • Goldsmith
  • Jeweler

Royal Appointment

  • Prince of Wales
    • Edward VII

c.1867

  • Some affiliation with Giuliano as each produced a pendant of the same design. Emanuel's was exhibited at the 1867 Paris Exhibition. Giuliano's is in the jewelry collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum.



Hart, George Jewelry Maker's Mark

George Hart

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George Hart
UK
Campden
b. 1882

Specialties


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Hartz et Cie Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hartz et Cie

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Hartz et Cie
France
Paris
e.1904

Specialties


Harvey, Arthur Edward Jewelry Maker's Mark

Arthur Edward Harvey

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Arthur Edward Harvey
UK
1893-1978

Specialties

  • Designer

Designed for


Haseler, W.H., & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

W.H. Haseler & Co.

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W.H. Haseler & Co.
UK
Birmingham England
e.1850

Specialties

Manufacturers

  • Silver
  • Jewelry

1899 - 1927

  • Manufactured 'Cymric' for Liberty & Co.
  • As of 1901, Liberty owned 60% of W. H. Haseler.


Hauser, Ferdinand Jewelry Maker's Mark

Ferdinand Hauser

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Ferdinand Hauser
Austria
Vienna
(1865-?)

Specialties

  • Goldsmith, Sculptor & Designer



Heath & Middleton Jewelry Maker's Mark

Heath & Middleton

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Heath & Middleton
UK
1887-1909

Specialties

  • Manufacturers (Silver & Plate)
  • Metalwork

Designer


Heintz Art Metal Shop Jewelry Maker's Mark

Heintz Art Metal Shop

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Heintz Art Metal Shop
USA
Buffalo NY
e.1902

Specialties

1902

  • Otto Heintz opened the Art Crafts Shop.
  • Made copper items with enamel decoration.

1906

  • Renamed Heintz Art Metal Shop.
  • Switched to bronze with sterling silver overlay and chemical patinas.
  • Bowls, vases, candlesticks, etc. & jewelry.

1918

  • Otto Heintz Died.
  • Fred Smith, employee opened his own shop, Smith Metal Arts Co.

1930

  • Closed.


Heise, C.F. Jewelry Maker's Mark

C.F. Heise

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C.F. Heise
Denmark
1904-1932

Specialties

1904-1932

  • Assay Master 1904-1932


Hemmerle Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hemmerle

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Hemmerle
Germany
Munich
e.1893

Specialties

  • Originally Produced Medals and Ornaments for the Bavarian Court
  • Noted for Enamel and Filigree Work



Hennel Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Hennel
UK
London England
e.1736

Specialties

Origins

  • Silverware manufacturers
  • Evolved into an important pearl dealer



Hennell Limited Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Hennell Limited
UK
London England
e.1735 - 2001

Specialties

  • Goldsmiths
  • Silversmiths
  • Jewelers

Founder

  • David Hennell (1712-1785)
  • A series of partnerships with his sons, and later grandsons kept the business going.
  • Robert George (1800-1884) was a jeweler by trade and introduced jewelry manufacturing to the firm.
  • Hennell reportedly closed its doors in 2001.



Herløw, Erik Jewelry Maker's Mark

Erik Herløw

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Erik Herløw
Denmark
(1913-1991)

Specialties

  • Professor: Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts.
  • Enamel on Silver

Associated with


Hermès Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hermès

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Hermès
France
Paris
e.1837

Specialties

  • Harness Makers

1922

  • Began Creating Women's Handbags

1929

  • Fashion Apparel

1930s

  • Designed "The Scarf"


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Hertz, Bernhard Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bernhard Hertz

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Bernhard Hertz
Denmark
(1834-1909)

Specialties

  • Manufacturer
  • Involved in popularizing skønvirke


Hertz, Peter Jewelry Maker's Mark

Peter Hertz

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Peter Hertz
Denmark
Kobmagergade
(1811-1885) e.1834

Specialties

  • Royal Court Jeweler.
  • Still in business under the name P.Hertz and remains a family business.



Hingelberg, Frantz Jewelry Maker's Mark

Frantz Hingelberg

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Frantz Hingelberg
Denmark
Arhus
e.1897

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturer
  • Floral and foliate designs with naturalistic styling.

Designer

  • Svend Weihrauch (1899-?)


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Hinsdale, E. & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

E. Hinsdale & Co.

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E. Hinsdale & Co.
USA
Newark NJ
1801

Specialties

  • The first production shop specifically set up to manufacture jewelry in America.
  • Hinsdale supplied jewelers in Newark, Norwich, Hartford, New York, Philadelphia, Alexandria and Augusta.
  • Produced gold brooches, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, chains and other goods at a price so reasonable others were able to re-sell at a profit.

Names

  • Epaphras Hinsdale
  • E. Hinsdale & Co.
  • Taylor & Hinsdale


Hirné Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hirné

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Hirné
France
Paris
fl.c.1900

Specialties


Hirtz, Lucien Jewelry Maker's Mark

Lucien Hirtz

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Lucien Hirtz
France
Paris
b.1864

Specialties


Hirzel, Hermann Robert Catumby Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hermann Robert Catumby Hirzel

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Hermann Robert Catumby Hirzel
Germany
Berlin & Munich
(1864-1939)

Specialties

  • Jewelry Designer

Designed for


Hislop, D.W. Jewelry Maker's Mark

David W. Hislop

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David W. Hislop
UK
Glasgow Scotland
e.1904-05

Specialties

  • Jeweler
  • Watchmaker
  • Stone dealer

Retailer for


Hodel, Joseph Jewelry Maker's Mark

Joseph Hodel

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Joseph Hodel
UK
fl.1890-1915

Specialties

  • Metalwork
  • Associated with Bromsgrove Guild


Hoeker & Zoon Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hoeker & Zoon

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Hoeker & Zoon
Netherlands
Amsterdam
(1862-c.?)

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturing/retailing jewelry.


Hoffmann, Josef Jewelry Maker's Mark

Josef Hoffmann

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Josef Hoffmann
Austria
Vienna
(1870-1956)

Specialties

1887

  • Brunn's Hohere Staatsgewerbeschule.

1892

  • Akademie der bildenden Kunste.

1895

  • Awarded the "Rome Prize," a fellowship.

1897

  • Founding member of the Vereinigung bildender Kunstler Osterreichs (Vienna Secession).

1899

  • Professor at Kunstgewerbeschule until 1936.

1903

  • With Koloman Moser, founded Wiener Werkstätte.
  • Designed for Wiener Werkstätte until 1931.
  • Goal was to provide quality goods for the home.

1920

  • Founded Oesterreichische Werkbund.


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Holmsen, Aksel Jewelry Maker's Mark

Aksel Holmsen

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Aksel Holmsen
Norway
Saejord

Specialties

  • Well crafted jewelry with enamel.
  • Manufacturer


Holmström, August Wilhelm Jewelry Maker's Mark

August Wilhelm Holmström

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August Wilhelm Holmström
Russia
St. Petersburg
e.1857

Specialties

  • Goldsmith
  • Jeweler
  • Born in Helsinki
  • c.1857 Opened a workshop and became a jeweler for Fabergé.
  • Albert Holmström (1876-1925), son of August used same maker's mark.


Honkanen, Mauno Jewelry Maker's Mark

Mauno Honkanen

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Mauno Honkanen
Finland
1931-

Specialties

Designer for


Hoogendijk, F.A. Jewelry Maker's Mark

F.A. Hoogendijk

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F.A. Hoogendijk
Netherlands
(1879-1934)

Specialties

  • Silversmith


Hopea-Untracht, Saara Jewelry Maker's Mark

Saara Hopea-Untracht

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Saara Hopea-Untracht
Finland
(1925-1984)

Specialties

  • Family jewelers (Ossian Hopea) for generations.
  • Married to Oppi Untracht - expert in the technical aspects of jewelry.

1940s

  • Saara designed furniture.

1950s

  • Produced art glass.
  • Experimented with large geometric jewelry produced by the family business.

1960s-1970s

  • Worked in textile design.



Horne, Herbert Percy Jewelry Maker's Mark

Herbert Percy Horne

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Herbert Percy Horne
UK
1864-1916

Specialties


Horner, Charles, & Son Jewelry Maker's Mark

Charles Horner & Son

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Charles Horner & Son
UK
Halifax England
fl.1900-1920

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Pioneering manufacturers
  • Jewelers
  • Mass Produced simple Arts & Crafts style Liberty designs.


Hossfeld, Josef Jewelry Maker's Mark

Josef Hossfeld

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Josef Hossfeld
Austria
Vienna
c.1900

Specialties


Huber, Patriz Jewelry Maker's Mark

Patriz Huber

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Patriz Huber
Germany
Munich
(1878-1902)

Specialties

  • Architect & Jewelry Designer
  • Member of the Darmstadt colony.

Designs produced by


Hueck, Eduard Jewelry Maker's Mark

Eduard Hueck

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Eduard Hueck
Germany
e.1864

Specialties

  • Metalwork Manufacturer

Designers


Hughes, Christopher & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Christopher Hughes and Company

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Christopher Hughes and Company
USA
Baltimore MD
c.1773

Specialties

  • The shop was located at the corner of Market and Gay Streets and specialized in rose and knot buckles, Macaroni shoe buckles and rings set with gemstones.
  • As was common during that time, they also sold paste and marcasite jewelry.


Hukin & Heath Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hukin & Heath

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Hukin & Heath
UK
Birmingham England
e.1855-1953

Specialties

  • Manufacturers
  • Silver and Plate

Executed designs for


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Hull-House Shops Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hull-House Shops

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Hull-House Shops
USA
Chicago IL
e.1889-2012

Specialties

  • Settlement house for recent European immigrants.
  • Porvided social and educational opportunities for working class people.

Founders

  • Jane Addams
  • Ellen Gates Starr

Hull House Shops

  • George Twose, manager

Chicago Arts & Crafts Society Labor Museum

  • Residents practiced old-country crafts.



Hunt & Roskell Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hunt & Roskell

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Hunt & Roskell
UK
London England
e.1843 c.1897

Specialties

  • Fine watches and jewelry

1846

1851

  • Exhibited at the Great Exhibition, London.

Unknown date

  • Acquired by Albert Benson and Henry Webb.


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Hunt, George Jewelry Maker's Mark

George Hunt

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George Hunt
UK
fl.1910-40

Specialties

  • Jeweler


Husson, Henri Jewelry Maker's Mark

Henri Husson

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Henri Husson
France
Paris
1852-1914

Specialties

  • Goldsmith
  • Designer - Jewelry and flatware.
  • Sold his work through H. Hébrard.


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Hutton, William, & Sons Jewelry Maker's Mark

William Hutton & Sons

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William Hutton & Sons
UK
Sheffield & London England
e.1800-c.1925

Specialties

  • Manufacturer - Silver & Plate
  • Metalwork

Designer

  • Kate Harris (produced items for 1900 Paris Exhibition.)


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Häiväoja, Paula Tuulikki Jewelry Maker's Mark

Paula Tuulikki Häiväoja

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Paula Tuulikki Häiväoja
Finland
(1929-)

Specialties

1956-1963

  • Designer for
    • Kaunis Koru
    • Worked in silver, gold and local gem material.

1963-1967

  • Designer for

1967

  • Set up her own studio.
  • Silver jewelry that changes with movement.



Häussler, Hermann Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hermann Häussler

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Hermann Häussler
Germany
Dates Unknown

Specialties

  • Designer

1908-1911

  • Staff designer & enameler for Theodor Fahrner.
  • Specialized in enameled flower designs.



Hénin et Cie Jewelry Maker's Mark

Hénin et Cie

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Hénin et Cie
France
fl.c.1930

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Silversmiths.


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Högberg, Anders Jewelry Maker's Mark

Anders Högberg

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Anders Högberg
Sweden
Göteborg
(1921 -1996)

Specialties

  • Jeweler, worked with his brother Sven Erik.
  • National College of Art 1947-1948.
  • Studied in Paris 1951-1952.


Högberg, Sven Erik Jewelry Maker's Mark

Sven Erik Högberg

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Sven Erik Högberg
Sweden
Götberg
(1924 -1997)

Specialties

  • Manufacturer & Designer

1951

  • S. Högberg mark first registered.

1957

  • Sven formed a partnership with his brother, Anders.

1963-73

  • "SEH" mark registered to Sven Erik Högberg.

1973

  • "SEH" mark registered to Margareta Högberg.


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Hügler, Jul Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jul Hügler

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Jul Hügler
Austria
Vienna
e.1872

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Jewelers
  • Jewelers to the Imperial Court.

Locations

  • Vienna
  • Bad Gastein
  • Rio de Janerio



Instone, Bernard Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bernard Instone

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Bernard Instone
UK
Birmingham England
b.1891

Specialties


International Silver Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

International Silver Co.

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International Silver Co.
USA
e. 1898

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturer
  • The company is a conglomeration of 16 separate companies, and the purchase of many more.


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J. Tostrup Jewelry Maker's Mark

J. Tostrup

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J. Tostrup
Norway
Oslo
e.1831

Specialties

Founder: Jacob Tostrup

  • Decorative Arts & Enamel Jewelry
  • Produced traditional Norwegian folk filigree silver jewelry.
  • Oluf Tostrup developed Champlevé and Plique-à-Jour enamel for the firm.
  • Torolf Prytz, architect was the production manager & designer of award winning boxes and cups.

1918

  • Jacob Prytz (son of Torolf Prytz & Hilda Tostrup) took over the firm.

Post WWII


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J.E. Caldwell Jewelry Maker's Mark

J.E. Caldwell Co.

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J.E. Caldwell Co.
USA
Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
e.1839

Specialties

1839

  • First ad for the business appeared in the United States Gazette.

1840 - 1859

  • Located at 140 Chestnut St.

1843 - 1848

  • Caldwell & Bennett partnership.

1848

1859

  • 822 Chestnut St.

1868 - 1916

  • 902 Chestnut St.

1881

  • Death of James E. Caldwell.
  • J. Albert Caldwell, son and successor ran the business until his death in 1914.
  • J. Emott Caldwell, grandson headed the business until his death in 1919.


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JAR Jewelry Maker's Mark

JAR

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JAR
France
Paris
e.1977

Specialties

  • Joel Arthur Rosenthal (b. New York)
  • Unique jewelry and gemstones.

1978

  • Opened on Place Vendôme.

2002

  • Exhibition at Somerset House, London.

2013

  • Exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.


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Jabel Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jabel

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Jabel
USA
Irvington NJ
e. 1916-current

Specialties

  • Die Struck Jewelry
  • Engagement Rings
  • Wedding Bands
  • Founded in Newark NJ in 1916.

Die Striking

  • High density, durable jewelry, more so than cast jewelry.
  • Alloy their own metal, then form the jewelry with a series of dies.
  • Fifty tons of pressure, to create density, is applied to the ingot numerous times.

Finishing

  • Hand assembled, set, finished and polished.

Current

  • Jabel - 18k gold and diamond rings and jewelry using die striking construction.
  • Jabel II - 18k gold and diamond cast jewelry and rings, many with die-struck heads.
  • Jacor - 14k gold cast colored stone jewelry.

Jabel Video on Die Struck Jewerly, Part 1
Jabel Video on Die Struck Jewerly, Part 2


Jaccard, Louis Jewelry Maker's Mark

Louis Jaccard

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Louis Jaccard
USA
St. Louis MO
e.1829

Specialties


Jacks, James Jewelry Maker's Mark

James Jacks

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James Jacks
USA
Philadelphia PA
1797-1800

Specialties



Jacobs, J.A. Jewelry Maker's Mark

J.A. Jacobs

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J.A. Jacobs
Netherlands
(1885-1968)

Specialties

  • Silversmith & Jeweler


Jaeger Lecoultre Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jaeger Lecoultre

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Jaeger Lecoultre
Switzerland
Le Sentier, Vaud
e.1833

Specialties

  • Fine watches & clocks.

1844

  • Created the millionometer.

1847

  • Invented push device eliminating watch keys.

1866

  • Began manufacturing movements.

1902

  • Movements for Patek Philippe.

1937

  • Jaeger-Lecoultre merger.


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Janesich Jewelry Maker's Mark

Janesich

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Janesich
France
Trieste & Paris
e. c.1835

Specialties

  • Early
    • Jewelry & silverware
  • Later

Clients:



Janvier, Lucien Joseph René Jewelry Maker's Mark

Lucien Joseph René Janvier

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Lucien Joseph René Janvier
France
Paris
b.1878

Specialties

  • Medallist
  • Pupil of Faguieres and Mercié.
  • Specialized in tour à réduire - the technique of reducing designs of engraving or sculptures for use on medals.
  • Jeweler
  • Sculptor


Jarvie, Robert R. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Robert R. Jarvie

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Robert R. Jarvie
USA
1865-1940

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Self taught Metalworker
  • Advertised himself in House Beautiful as the "Candlestick Maker."

1904

  • Opened the Jarvie Shop and changed his avocation to his vocation.

c.1905-1910

  • Added gold and silver to his line.

1912

  • Commissioned to create trophies by the Union Stock Yard Co.
  • Moved to the Old English Cottage building at the Chicago stockyards.

Assistants

1920


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Jensen, Georg Jewelry Maker's Mark

Georg Jensen

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Georg Jensen
Denmark
(1866-1935) e.1904

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Goldsmith
  • Manufacturer
  • Jeweler
  • Georg studied sculpture - Copenhagen Royal Academy.

c.1890s

1904

  • Established his own shop

Designers


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Jensen, Jørgen Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jørgen Jensen

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Jørgen Jensen
Denmark
(1895-1966) e.1931

Specialties

  • Son of Georg Jensen.
  • Manufacturer
  • Had his own workshop in Stockholm c.1923.

c. 1930s - 1962


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Jensen, Søren Georg Jewelry Maker's Mark

Søren Georg Jensen

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Søren Georg Jensen
Denmark
1917-1982

Specialties

1962 - 1974

  • Designer, Head of the Design Department - Georg Jensen



Jones & Crompton Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jones & Crompton

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Jones & Crompton
UK
fl.c.1900

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturers


Jones, Albert Edward Jewelry Maker's Mark

Albert Edward Jones

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Albert Edward Jones
UK
1879-1954

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Jeweler


Jones, Ball & Poor Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jones, Ball & Poor

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Jones, Ball & Poor
USA
Boston MA
e.1849

Specialties

  • Most advanced jewelry store in the United States in its time.
  • Separate retail and wholesale entrances.
  • Vault provided for use by customers to store their goods.
  • Workshop below street level.

1852

  • Benjamin Shreve joined

1869

  • Charles H. Crump joined and Shreve, Crump & Low was formed.



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Juhls, Frank & Regine Jewelry Maker's Mark

Frank & Regine Juhls

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Frank & Regine Juhls
Norway
Kautokeino

Specialties

  • Traditional folk silver jewelry and modern silver jewelry.
  • Regine creates modern designs.


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Kalevala Koru Jewelry Maker's Mark

Kalevala Koru

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Kalevala Koru
Finland

Specialties

  • Began as manufacturer of ancient "retrospective" jewelry copying the finds from archaeological digs.
  • Manufacture (and some design) of modern Finnish silver jewelry.

Designers


Kallert, Carl Jewelry Maker's Mark

Karl Kallert

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Karl Kallert
Austria

Specialties


Kalo Shops Jewelry Maker's Mark

Kalo Shops

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Kalo Shops
USA
Chicago IL
c.1900-70

Specialties

  • Workshops for Jewelry & Silverware
  • Founded by Clara P. Barack
  • Simple silver jewelry with natural motifs & visible hammer marks.
  • Created jewelry and copper trays, desk accessories, etc. for there shop on Michigan Ave.
  • Early designs were angular, later they were know for rounding edges for strength.
  • Later added a full line of silver table items.

1914

  • Workshop moved from the Welle's home to the shop at 32 N. Michigan Ave.

Later

  • Purchased a building on Ontario Street for the shop and the workshop.

1936

  • Moved to 222 S. Michigan Ave.

Designers

  • Clara P. B. Welles
  • George S. Wells

Apprentices


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Kaltenbach, Karl & Söhne Jewelry Maker's Mark

Karl & Söhne Kaltenbach

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Karl & Söhne Kaltenbach
Germany
Altensteig & Württemberg
e.1870

Specialties

Silversmiths, Manufacturers


Kauba, Carl Jewelry Maker's Mark

Carl Kauba

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Carl Kauba
Austria
(1865-1922)

Specialties

  • Sculptor, small bronzes.
  • Educated at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna.
  • Used various names depending on the group he was working with.


Kaunis Koru Jewelry Maker's Mark

Kaunis Koru

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Kaunis Koru
Finland
e.1954

Specialties

  • Manufacturer
  • Geometric modern jewelry.
  • Bought out by Kalevala and their designs became Kalevala's modern jewelry line.

Designers


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Kautsch, Heinrich Jewelry Maker's Mark

Heinrich Kautsch

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Heinrich Kautsch
Austria
Vienna
(1859–1943)

Specialties

b. Prague & d. Vienna

  • Medallist & Sculptor

1882

  • School of Applied Arts, Prague - Professor.

1887

  • Curator - Museum, Budweis.

1888

  • Published Goldsmiths of the 15th to 19th Century.

1889

  • Studied in Paris.


Keller, Gustave Jewelry Maker's Mark

Gustave Keller

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Gustave Keller
France
e.1857

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Silversmiths.


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Kempen & Zoon Jewelry Maker's Mark

Kempen & Zoon

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Kempen & Zoon
Netherlands
Utrecht & Voorschoten
e.1834

Specialties

J.M. Van Kempen & Sons (1814-1877)

  • Silversmith - Extreme emphasis on Quality

1851

  • a steam engine for the purpose of mass producing silver.

5 Styles for his silverware

  • Greek
  • Gothic
  • Renaissance
  • Louis XIV
  • Rocaille

1858

  • Royal Dutch Factory Golden and Silver Works J. M. Kempen & Sons.

1919


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Kempen, Begeer & Vos, Van Jewelry Maker's Mark

Van Kempen, Begeer & Vos

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Van Kempen, Begeer & Vos
Netherlands
Voorschoten
e.1919

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Silversmiths.

1925


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Kern, R.G. Jewelry Maker's Mark

R.G. Kern

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R.G. Kern
Germany
Dusseldorf & Frankfurt

Specialties

  • Manufacturing & Retail Jewelers



Kerr, Alexander Jewelry Maker's Mark

Alexander Kerr

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Alexander Kerr
USA
Williamsburg VA
e.1737

Specialties

  • A goldsmith by trade, Kerr sold jewelry and other household goods by lottery.



Kerr, William B., & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

William B. Kerr & Co.

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William B. Kerr & Co.
USA
Newark NJ & Rhode Island (Gorham)
1855-1906

Specialties

  • Goldsmith
  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturer
  • Jeweler
  • Tablewear and Toilet Articles
  • Mass produced Art Nouveau styled jewelry.
  • Eventually sold to Gorham.



Keswick School of Industrial Art Jewelry Maker's Mark

Keswick School of Industrial Art

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Keswick School of Industrial Art
UK
Keswick England
e.1884

Specialties

  • Evening institute to teach craft classes, mainly jewelry.
  • Metalwork - Silver
  • Small objects in the Arts & Crafts style.

Designers


King, Arthur Jewelry Maker's Mark

Arthur King

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Arthur King
USA
New York, Miami, Paris, Havana, London
c.1960s-70s

Specialties


Kipp, Karl E. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Karl E. Kipp

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Karl E. Kipp
USA
E. Aurora NY
1882-1954

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Metalwork

Designer for

1908-1912

  • Joined the Roycroft Institute as a metalwork foreman.
  • Kipp designed the metalwork that was then executed by a craftsperson.

1912

  • Opens the Tookay Shop.

1915-1929

  • Rejoins the Copper Shop.

1954

  • Karl Kipp Dies.


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Kirchgaessner & Kraft Jewelry Maker's Mark

Kirchgaessner & Kraft

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Kirchgaessner & Kraft
Germany
e.1904

Specialties

  • Kraft split off c.1920


Kirk, Samuel, & Son Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Samuel Kirk & Son Co.

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Samuel Kirk & Son Co.
USA
Baltimore MD
e.1815

Specialties

  • Silversmith


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Kittelsen, Grete Prytz Jewelry Maker's Mark

Grete Prytz Kittelsen

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Grete Prytz Kittelsen
Norway
Oslo
(1917 -2010)

Specialties

  • Goldsmith & Enamelist
  • Designed, jewelry & one-of-a-kind silver items.

1941

  • Goldsmithing Diploma

Designed for



Klingert, Gustaf G. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Klingert, Gustaf G.

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Klingert, Gustaf G.
Russia
e.c.1890-1915

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Silversmiths.


Klinkosch, J.C. Jewelry Maker's Mark

J.C. Klinkosch

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J.C. Klinkosch
Austria
Vienna
e.1797

Specialties

  • Metalwork Manufacturers
  • Silversmith
  • Imperial Warrant to the Court of Franz Josef
  • Knighted - Joseph Carl Ritter von Klinkosch.

1835-1839

  • Apprentice to his father, Carl Klinkosch Kempenich.

1844

  • Certified Silversmith.

1864 - 1870

  • Partnership with Stephan Mayerhofer
  • Mayerhofer & Klinkosch

1870

  • Renamed Klinkosch J C

1884

  • Retired and left the business to sons Arthur and Isidor.

1889

  • Josef Carl Klinkosch Died.

1918

1972

  • No longer listed in the Commercial Register.

Designers


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Knox, Archibald Jewelry Maker's Mark

Archibald Knox

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Archibald Knox
UK
Isle of Man & London England
(1864-1933)

Specialties

  • Painter
  • Jewelry Designer

Designer c.1899-1912

Teacher

  • Taught off and on from 1884-1933.
  • Knox designed in a Celtic revival style with machine mass production of the item(s) as the method of manufacture.



Knudsen, Anni & Bent Jewelry Maker's Mark

Anni & Bent Knudsen

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Anni & Bent Knudsen
Denmark
1927 & 1924-1997

Specialties

  • Silversmiths

Designer for

1956

  • Started their own silversmithy.


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Koch & Bergfeld Jewelry Maker's Mark

Koch & Bergfeld

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Koch & Bergfeld
Germany
Bremen
e.1829

Specialties

Designers

  • c.1900-1910
  • c.1920s-1930s
    • Gustaf Elsass
    • Bernhard Hotger


Koch, Konrad Jewelry Maker's Mark

Konrad Koch

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Konrad Koch
Austria
Vienna

Specialties


Koninklijke Gerritsen & Van Kempen Jewelry Maker's Mark

Koninklijke Gerritsen & Van Kempen

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Koninklijke Gerritsen & Van Kempen
Netherlands
Zeist
e.1925-1960

Specialties

  • Royal Silversmiths.
  • Gerritsen Merger with K.N.E.B. Van Kempen (e.1835).


Kooten & Zoon, L.W. van Jewelry Maker's Mark

L.W. Van Kooten & Zoon

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L.W. Van Kooten & Zoon
Netherlands
e.20th Century

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Silversmiths


Koppel, Henning Jewelry Maker's Mark

Henning Koppel

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Henning Koppel
Denmark
(1917-1982)

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Abstract & sculptural designs.
  • Studied sculpture at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Paris.
  • Studied under Harald Nielsen.

1946

  • Innovative Designer for Georg Jensen.
  • Created a vast array of jewelry, tableware and watches for Jensen.


Kounitsky, Franz Jewelry Maker's Mark

Franz Kounitsky

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Franz Kounitsky
Austria
(1880-?)

Specialties

  • Medallist


Kowarzik, Joseph Jewelry Maker's Mark

Joseph Kowarzik

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Joseph Kowarzik
Austria
(1860-1911)

Specialties

  • Medallist


Kraft, Robert Jewelry Maker's Mark

Robert Kraft

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Robert Kraft
Germany
Pforzheim
e.1920

Specialties

  • Jewelers, Manufacturing Silversmiths

Formerly


Krall, Charles Jewelry Maker's Mark

Charles Krall

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Charles Krall
UK
e.1881

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers
  • Jewelers

Designer

  • John Dando Sedding


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Krementz & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Krementz & Co.

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Krementz & Co.
USA
Newark NJ
e.1866

Specialties

  • Inventors of the one-piece collar button, bean-and-post cuff button and bodkin clutch vest buttons and other gentleman’s jewelry.
  • Became the preeminent collar button producer worldwide.
  • Developed a technique for fusing gold onto base metal


Kriege, Jan Jewelry Maker's Mark

Jan Kriege

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Jan Kriege
Netherlands
(1884-1944)

Specialties

  • Silversmith & Jeweler


Krupp, Arthur Jewelry Maker's Mark

Arthur Krupp

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Arthur Krupp
Austria
Berndorf, Esslingen, Milan
e.1843

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Manufacturers
  • Medallists
  • Alesander Schoeller & Alfred Krupp, e.1843
  • Arthur Krupp - from 1879.


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Kultateollisuus Ky Jewelry Maker's Mark

Kultateollisuus Ky

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Kultateollisuus Ky
Finland

Specialties

  • Manufacturer of jewelry and decorative objects.


Kupittaan Kulta Oy Jewelry Maker's Mark

Kupittaan Kulta Oy

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Kupittaan Kulta Oy
Finland
Turku
(1921-2004) e.1945

Specialties

  • Trained as a silversmith and engraver.
  • Modernist Jewelry Workshop - became a major manufacturer of silver jewelry.
  • Famous for using local stones such as granite and spectrolite and kinetic designs.
  • Brought the world's attention to Finnish Jewelry.
  • Emphasis on craftsmanship and design integrity.

Founder

  • Ellis Kauppi


Kurzer & Wolf Jewelry Maker's Mark

Kurzer & Wolf

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Kurzer & Wolf
Austria
e.1880-1925

Specialties

  • Jewelers & Silversmiths, Manufacturing

1880

  • Founded by Jakob Hersch Kurzer (AKA: Koritzer)

1904

  • Gustav Wolf joined the company - renamed Kurzer & Wolf.


Kutchinsky Jewelry Maker's Mark

Kutchinsky

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Kutchinsky
UK
London England
c.1890s

Specialties

  • Polish immigrant family
  • Jewelers to the court of Ludwig of Bavaria
  • Instrumental in the use of Platinum in fine jewelry

1991

  • Bought by Moussaieff


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Kyster, Holger Jewelry Maker's Mark

Holger Kyster

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Holger Kyster
Denmark
Kolding
(1872-1944) e.1900

Specialties

  • Manufacturer

Producer for


Köberlin, Gebrüder Jewelry Maker's Mark

Gebrüder Köberlin

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Gebrüder Köberlin
Germany
e.20th cen.

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Silversmiths


Köchert, A.E. Jewelry Maker's Mark

A.E. Köchert

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A.E. Köchert
Austria
Vienna
e.1814

Specialties

1814

  • Jakob Heinrich Köchert apprentices to a French goldsmith and enamellist.

1819

  • Jakob becomes a master goldsmith for Emanuel Pioté.

1825

  • Pioté et Köchert are very successful, receiving an Imperial order from the Turkish Ambassador.

1831

  • Pioté et Köchert named Jeweller to the Imperial Court.

1849

  • Jakob Heinrich Köchert appointed personal jeweler to Emperor Franz Joseph - K.u.K. Hof- und Kammerjuwelier – the Royal and Imperial Court Jeweler.
  • Jakob was given care of the imperial treasury, overseeing the completion of the Austrian Imperial Crown.

1854

  • Alexander Emmanuel Köchert, Jakob's son, takes over the the firm.

1873

  • Heinrich and Theodor Köchert, Alexander's sons, take over the firm.

1925

  • Theodor's sons, Erich and Wilfried, take over the firm and bring in Erich's half-brother painter/designer Erwin Lang.

1955

  • Dietrich Köchert and his cousin, Gotfried Köchert (the racing jeweler) are running the firm.

1987

  • Dieter Köchert brings back the tradition of working with artists for jewelry design.



Ködding, Johannes Jewelry Maker's Mark

Johannes Ködding

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Johannes Ködding
Germany
b.1876

Specialties

  • Medallist


L'Enfant, Georges Jewelry Maker's Mark

Georges L'Enfant

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Georges L'Enfant
France
Paris
c.1950s-1970s

Specialties

  • Goldsmith
  • Manufacturing jeweler
  • Bright polish and texture alternating style

Workmaster



Lacaze, René Sim Jewelry Maker's Mark

René Sim Lacaze

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René Sim Lacaze
France
Paris
(1901 - 2000)

Specialties

  • Drawing & Design
  • Trained at Atelier Metnel, Paris

1923

• Joint artistic and design director with Renée Rachel Puissant.
Also Designed for

Commissions

  • Marlene Dietrich.
  • Maurice Chevalier.
  • The Duchess of Windsor.

1941

  • Set up his own studio and contracted with Mauboussin.

1968

  • Retired.

2000

  • Died at age 99.

2010

  • Maximilian Hemmerle & Georg Schmidt-Sailer opened RenéSim (internet jewelry store.)



Lacloche Frères Jewelry Maker's Mark

Lacloche Frères

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Lacloche Frères
France
Madrid & Paris
e.1875

Specialties

  • Art Deco Jewelry

1875

  • Madrid

1892

  • Paris

1904

  • Acquired Edwin Streeter's inventory including the Agra Diamond

1912

1920s-30s

1935

  • Lacloche Frères closed
  • Jacques Lacloche opened a store in Cannes

1938

  • Jacques used the name SARL and opened in Paris, buying from Georges Verger

Post War

  • Designs for Americans

1960

  • Closed


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Lafitte, Gaston Jewelry Maker's Mark

Gaston Lafitte

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Gaston Lafitte
France
fl.1900-10

Specialties


Lalaounis Jewelry Maker's Mark

Lalaounis

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Lalaounis
Greece
c. 1960

Specialties

c.1940

  • Ilias Lalaounis joined and ran Zolotas, the Family Business.

1957

  • Began production of designs inspired by ancient Greece

1969

  • Ilias Lalaounis became a separate company

Currently

  • Run by Ilias Lalaounis' daughters


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Lalique, René Jewelry Maker's Mark

Lalique

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Lalique
France
Paris
(1860-1945)

Specialties

Materials

1876

  • Apprentice to Louis Aucoc at age sixteen.

1878

  • Studied graphic design in London.

1880

  • Worked with Auguste Petit.
  • Designed fans, fabrics and wallpaper.

1882

  • Independent jewelry designer.

1884

  • Went into business with M. Varenne - signed Lalique et Varene, rue de Vaugirard 84

1885

  • Begins fabricating in the style that would make him famous.

1887

1889

  • Exposition Universelle features his work anonymously in Vever and Boucheron's displays.

1892

  • Begins to use glass
  • Designer of jewelry for Sarah Bernhardt & Maison de l'Art Nouveau.

1897

  • Legion of Honour's Croix de Chevalier.

1900

  • Lalique displays at Universal Exhibition (Paris) to great acclaim.

1925

  • Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels exhibits "The Springs of France".
  • Begins manufacturing objet and statuettes in the "Lalique" Style.

1945

  • Death of René Lalique.
  • After his death, firm Run By Son Marc and later Marie-Claude.


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Laparra Jewelry Maker's Mark

Laparra

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Laparra
France
Paris
fl.e.20th cen

Specialties

  • Specialized in flatware and some hoollow-ware.

Designer

  • Paul Follot


Lapponia Jewelry Maker's Mark

Lapponia

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Lapponia
Finland
Helsinki
e.c.1963

Specialties

  • Manufacturer

Founders

c.1961

  • Weckström begins to make jewelry using gold nuggets.
  • Dubs it "Lapland Jewerly."

1963

  • Antilla employs Weckström as a designer.
  • Company named Kruunukoru Oy.

1969

  • Comany named Kruunukoru Oy/Lapponia Jewelry Oy

1974

  • Company becomes "Lapponia"


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Larsen and Lewers Jewelry Maker's Mark

Larsen and Lewers

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Larsen and Lewers
Australia
e.c.1960s

Specialties

  • Contemporary jewelry & hollowware.
  • Australian environmental themes in their jewelry design.

Company

  • Helge Larsen - Born Copenhagen 1929.
  • Workshop, Copenhagen.
  • Darani Lewers - Born Sydney 1936.

1961

  • Married.



Larter & Sons Jewelry Maker's Mark

Larter & Sons

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Larter & Sons
USA
Newark NJ
e.1865

Specialties

  • Specialized in gentleman’s jewelry.

1890s

  • Patented a spring link for their sleeve link buttons.

1890

  • Patented a spring back stud.


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Le Roy et Fils Jewelry Maker's Mark

Le Roy et Fils

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Le Roy et Fils
France
Paris
e.1785

Specialties

1789

  • Bazile-Charles Leroy Founded House of Le Roy.

Clockmaker to

  • Emperor Napoleon.
  • Madam Mère.
  • The Duke of Bourbon.
  • Princess Pauline.

1823

  • Patent filed for a self-winding atmospheric clock operated by a weathervane.

1828

  • Partnered with his son Charles-Louis.

1836

  • Appointed Purveyor to the King and the Duke d'Orléans.

1840

  • Patent for wind clocks.

1845

  • Assigned the business to clock maker Casimir Halley Desfontaines conditional upon him retaining the name.

1865

  • Death of Charles-Louis Leroy.

1879

  • Louis Leroy joined the business.

1898

  • Business renamed Ancienne Maison Le Roy et Fils. L. Leroy et Cie successeurs.

1897

  • Ultra-complicated watch no. 1 begun - completed in 1904.

1904

  • Grand Prize at the St. Louis exhibition.

1930

  • Made an Officer of the Legion of Honour.

1935

  • Death of Louis Leroy.

1961

  • Death of Léon Leroy.
  • Pierre and Philippe Leroy took over the firm.


Le Sache, Georges Jewelry Maker's Mark

Georges Le Sache

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Georges Le Sache
France
Paris
(1849- )

Specialties

  • Manifested a formal style of Art Nouveau.
  • Studied in Germany & London.

1872-1877

  • Designer
    • With Falize
    • Eventually became the premier manufacturing jeweler for Bijouterie & Joaillerie in Paris.



Le Turcq et Duval Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Le Turcq et Duval
France
Paris
e.1885-1894

Specialties

  • Educated at the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs.

1885

  • Georges Le Turcq & Julien Duval became partners in a jewelry firm.

1891

  • Created the religious medal 'The Virgin of the Catacombs'
  • Noted for its uncharacteristic weight.

1894

  • The partnership ended.

George Le Turcq went on to create:

  • Faust' Bracelet - with Verneir.
    • Included plaques depicting Marguerite, Faust, Mephistopheles and Valentin.

Julien Duval commissioned medals from Vernon:

  • 'Saint Cecily'
  • 'Gallia'
  • 'Love'
  • 'Virgin'
  • 'Day'
  • 'Night'
  • 'Dawn'
  • 'Dusk'
  • 'Seamstress' thimble



Lebolt & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Lebolt & Co.
USA
Chicago IL
e.1899-?

Specialties

Founders

1912

  • Installed workrooms to create handwrought items for his retail outlet.
  • Developed their own lines of jewelry and tableware.
  • Kept approx. 25 workers employed.
  • Became the House of Pearls as a volume importer.
  • Discontinued metalwork c.WWII as a result of rationing.

Designer

  • Edmund Boker


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Ledesma, Enrique Jewelry Maker's Mark

Enrique Ledesma

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Enrique Ledesma
Mexico
Taxco
e.1950

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Designer
  • Trained in his father's shop in Mexico City while a student of painting and sculpture.

Worked for

1950

  • Opened his own shop.

Style

  • Incorporates silver shapes into stone then polishes them together.
  • These unique creations are then set in necklaces and bracelets.

1979

  • Death of Enrique Ledesma.


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Lefèbvre, Eugène Jewelry Maker's Mark

Eugène Lefèbvre

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Eugène Lefèbvre
France
Paris
e.1874

Specialties

  • Manufactured silverware and silver jewelry.
  • Silversmiths
  • Founded by watchmaker François Lefèbvre.

1874

  • Son Eugène took over the firm.
  • They began to make jewelry.

c. 1880s

  • Charles & Eugène (sons of Eugène) joined the firm.
  • Manufactured stamped Art Nouveau style jewelry.
  • Participated in the Paris Salons.


Legros, Alphonse Jewelry Maker's Mark

Alphonse Legros

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Alphonse Legros
UK
(1837-1911)

Specialties

  • Medallist


Lettré, Emil Jewelry Maker's Mark

Emil Lettré

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Emil Lettré
Germany
Hanau & Berlin
(1876-1954)

Specialties

  • Artisan Craftsman/Jeweler & Silversmith


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Levinger, Heinrich Jewelry Maker's Mark

Heinrich Levinger

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Heinrich Levinger
Germany
Pforzheim
e.1875

Specialties

Designer

  • O. Purtscher


Leysen Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Leysen
Belgium
Brussels
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.



Liberty & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Liberty & Co.

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Liberty & Co.
UK
London England
e.1875

Specialties

  • Retailers & Organizers of Jewelry Design & Production
  • Cymric Silver 1899-1927
  • Tudric Pewter

Founder

  • Sir Arthur Lasenby Liberty (1843-1917)

Manufacturers

Designers

c.1909

  • Sold Celtic (Cymric) line to Connel & Co.

Marks

  • Ly & Co - Rectangle: 1898-1901, London. Mainly used to mark imported goods.
  • L & Co - Conjoined diamonds: 1899-1927, Birmingham.
  • L & C C & L - 4 conjoined circles: 1893-1894, Birmingham. Liverty & Co. with Cymric Ltd.


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Lie-Jørgensen, Thorbjørn Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Thorbjørn Lie-Jørgensen
Norway
Oslo
(1900 -1961)

Specialties

  • Jeweler & watercolorist.

Designer for



Likarz-Strauss, Maria Jewelry Maker's Mark

Maria Likarz-Strauss

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Maria Likarz-Strauss
Austria
Vienna
(1893-1971)

Specialties

  • Enamellist & Designer
  • Designer for the Wiener Werkstätte.
  • Known for her abstract, repeating designs.


Lohmann-Gruber, Margarete Jewelry Maker's Mark

Margarete Lohmann-Gruber

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Margarete Lohmann-Gruber
Germany
Saarbrücken
e.1936

Specialties

  • Goldsmith



Longines Jewelry Maker's Mark

Longines

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Longines
Switzerland
Saint-Imier, Canton of Bern
e.1832

Specialties

1832

  • Saint-Imier watchmakers established by Auguste Agassiz.

1846

  • Agassiz heads the company and opens the market to the United States to great success.

1852

  • Ernest Francillon joins the firm eventually taking it over.

1867

  • Es Longines the Longines factory opens.
  • Produces the first movement, 20A.
  • Wins a award at the Universal Exhibition, Paris.

1876

  • Jacques David attends the Universal Exhibition in Philadelphia and returns to inspire the industrialization of Swiss watchmaking.
  • Longines pioneers mechanized production.

1878

  • By means of its newly mechanized production, Longines produces a simple chronograph, the 20H.

1881

  • Longines chronographs produced for Americans are purchased by horse racing aficionados.

1886

  • Longines is supplying the majority of New York Sports officials.

1888

  • Produces a certified chronometer, the 21.59 calibre.

1889

  • Logo is registered.

1893

  • Logo registered with the United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property (forerunner of WIPO).

1899

  • Longines equips Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoie for his Artic expedition.

1900

  • GranPrix at the Universal Exhibition, Paris for La Renommée pocket watch.

1913

  • First calibre for a wristwatch.

1916

  • Begins development of shaped movements for wristwatches.

1919

  • Longines begin development of navigation instruments for aviators.

1927

  • Weems Second-Setting Watch for Navigation.

1931

  • Lindbergh Hour Angle Watch to be used with a sextant and nautical almanac.

1936

  • 13ZN calibre wristwatch patented.

1945

  • Longines patents its first self-winding movement, the 22A.

1954

  • Longines first quartz clock.
  • Used with a 16mm camera to record race finishes for officials.

1969

  • First cybernetic quarts calibre - Ultra-Quartz.

1972

  • Longines LCD Watch.
  • Currently in operation with the same Maker's Mark.



Lorenzl, Joseph Jewelry Maker's Mark

Joseph Lorenzl

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Joseph Lorenzl
Austria
Vienna
(1892-1950)

Specialties

  • Sculptor & Ceramicist
  • Worked in the Art Deco style.


Los Ballesteros Jewelry Maker's Mark

Los Ballesteros

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Los Ballesteros
Mexico
Taxco
e.1937 -

Specialties

  • The Ballesteros had been silversmiths for generations in Guerreo.
  • Jalil Majul Ballesteros was trained by his Grandfather and godfather in Iguala.

1937

  • Jalil started a small family operation.
  • Produced filigree in the Iguala style.

1941

  • Switched to the style of the other Taxco silversmiths and stopped making filigree.

1950s

  • Began a commercial expansion selling to tourists in their own shops in Mexico City, Acapulco, Puebla and Cuernavaca.
  • Work was farmed out ot small family workshops in Taxco. Tools, model and silver were provided and items were signed Talleres de los Ballesteros.
  • Tourist Shops Throughout Mexico.


Los Castillo Jewelry Maker's Mark

Los Castillo

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Los Castillo
Mexico
e.1939

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Designers

Founder

  • Don Antonio (Tony) Castillo de Terán
  • Brothers trained in the Spratling shop.

Early designs

  • Based on Spanish Colonial ornaments.
  • Scrolls
  • Flourishes
  • Fish
  • Flowers
  • Feathers

Later

1953

  • First Prize at the Sliver Fiesta for their mixed metals.


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Louis Comfort Tiffany Jewelry Maker's Mark

Louis Comfort Tiffany

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Louis Comfort Tiffany
USA
New York NY

Specialties

  • Son of Charles Louis Tiffany.

1878

  • Louis C. Tiffany & Associated Artists.

1881

  • Patented opalescent window glass.

1885

  • Opened the Tiffany Glass Company.

1894

  • Patented Favrile Glass.

1900

  • Grand Prize at the International Exhibition, Paris.

c.1902

  • Went to work in the design department at Tiffany & Co.
  • First Director of Design for Tiffany & Co.

Motifs

  • Dragonfiles
  • Flowers
  • Vines
  • Mythology

Mediums

  • Enamel
  • Gemstones

1933

  • Death of Louis Comfort Tiffany.


López, Gerardo Jewelry Maker's Mark

Gerardo López

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Gerardo López
Mexico
Taxco
c.1939-c.1965

Specialties

  • Father to jewelry artisan Julio César López Heydeck.


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Macdonald, Frances Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Frances Macdonald
UK
Glasgow Scotland
(1874-1921)

Specialties

  • Enamellist
  • Goldsmith
  • Silversmith
  • Studied at the Glasgow School of Art.
  • Taught at the Glasgow School of Art.

1890

  • Set up a studio with her sister Margaret.
  • Working together to produce metalwork, graphics, textile designs and book illustrations.
  • Participated in Exhibitions.

1899

Exhibitions:

  • Arts & Crafts Exhibition, 1896
  • Secession Exhibition, Vienna, 1900
  • Education Exhibition, St. George's Hall, Liverpool, 1901
  • Turin Exhibition, 1902



Maciel Jewelry Maker's Mark

Maciel

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Maciel
Mexico
Mexico City

Specialties

  • Prominent Mexico City Silversmith.


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Mackintosh, Charles Rennie Jewelry Maker's Mark

Charles Rennie Mackintosh

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh
UK
Glasgow Scotland
1868-1928

Specialties



Mackintosh, Margaret MacDonald Jewelry Maker's Mark

Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh

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Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh
UK
Glasgow Scotland
(1865-1933)

Specialties

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

1890

  • Set up a studio with her sister Frances.
  • Working together to produce metalwork, graphics, textile designs and book illustrations.
  • Participated in Exhibitions.

1900


Mackmurdo, Arthur Heygate Jewelry Maker's Mark

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.


Magnussen, Erik Jewelry Maker's Mark

Erik Magnussen

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Erik Magnussen
Denmark
(1884-1961) e.1901

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Two years in Berlin.

1920

  • Immigrated to the U.S.

Designer for

c.1930

  • Workshop in New York.
  • Failed due to the depression.

c. 1933

  • Workshop in Los Angeles.

1939

  • Returned to Denmark
  • Worked in the "Nordic Style".


Magnussen, Harro Jewelry Maker's Mark

Harro Magnussen

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Harro Magnussen
Germany
(1861-1908)

Specialties

  • Medallist


Mainar, Montserrat Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Montserrat Mainar
Spain
Barcelona
(1928 - )

Specialties



Maison G. Desbazeille Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Maison G. Desbazeille
France
Paris
e.1877

Specialties

1872-1882

1877

  • Louis Desbazeille Opened his own firm.

1881

  • Germain Desbazeille joined his father's firm.

1882-1885

1886

  • Louis Desbazeille Retired.
  • Germain used pierced cameos (à jour) in an attempt to boost their popularity.
  • Concentrated on producing medal jewels accented with applied patinas and enamels.

1889

1895 -

  • Commissioned Roty to create religious and irreligious medals.



Makovsky, Vladimir Jewelry Maker's Mark

Vladimir Makovsky

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Vladimir Makovsky
France
Paris
(1884-1966)

Specialties

  • Specializing in Chinese lacquer and inlaid stone work.
  • Master Artist of Inlay
  • Emigrated to Paris during the Russian Revolution

Worked for



Malinowski, Arno Jewelry Maker's Mark

Arno Malinowski

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Arno Malinowski
Denmark
(1899-1976)

Specialties

  • Studied sculpture & engraving at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art.
  • Spearheaded use of mixed-metals in Danish Jewelry.

1936-1965 Designer for


Mannucci, Edgardo Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Edgardo Mannucci
Italy
Rome
e.1957

Specialties

  • Sculptor & Jeweler



Manz, Gustav Jewelry Maker's Mark

Gustav Manz

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Gustav Manz
USA
New York NY
(1865-1946) e.1892

Specialties

  • Master Jeweler - Manufacturing jeweler for the great jewelry houses.
  • Noted for his animal jewelry, often modeled from wildlife at the zoo.
  • Other designs were often from nature: leaves, branches, reeds, flowers, etc.
  • Designs from other cultures included Egyptian, Aztec, Japanese & Persian, Classical Greece & Rome.

Manufactured for

1892

  • Immigrates to the U.S. after having lived, studied and worked in Baden, Paris, England, Cairo and South Africa.

1894

  • Partner at Wagner & Manz, jewelers to the trade, with John Wagner, 17 E 16th St.

1898

  • Associated with Chas. Bachem & Co, Newark and 41 Maiden Lane

1901 - 1903

  • Creates jewelry for F. Walter Lawrence for Louisiana Purchase Exhibition

1904

  • Forms McTeigue, Manz & Co with Walter P. McTeigue & Sophie Bachem, 31 W. 31st St.

1910

  • Starts own atelier: Gustav Manz, Maker of Fine Jewelry, 28 E. 37th Street

1918

  • Moves office from 516 Fifth to 2 W. 47th St.

1924

  • Exhibits designs at annual Metropolitan Museum American industrial art show, representing best manufactures designed and made in U.S.

1930s - 40s

  • 42 W. 48th St. near Rockefeller Center
  • Creates mountings for House of Jewels exhibit at New York World’s Fair

1946

  • Death of Gustav Manz



For a lot more info on Gustav Manz, visit Laura Mathew's blog here.



Mappin & Webb Jewelry Maker's Mark

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.


Marchak Jewelry Maker's Mark

Marchak

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Marchak
France
Kiev & Paris
e.1878

Specialties

1878

  • Joseph Marchak set up a jewelry and goldsmith's workshop.

1889

  • Joseph attends the Universal Exhibition in Paris which had a powerful influence on his work.

1894

  • Marchak wins a Gold Medal in Antwerp.

1900

  • Marchak wins a Sliver Medal at the Paris Exhibition.

1905

  • Marchak wins Gran Prix at the Liege Universal and International Exhibition.

1913

  • Alexandre Marchak joins the firm.

1917

  • Known as the "Cartier of Kiev" Marchak employed 1850 workers.

1918

  • Death of Joseph Marchak.

1919

  • Alexandre sets up the "Joseph Marchak" jewelry business in Paris.

1922

  • Partnership with Robert Linzeler creating famous Art Deco jewels.

1925

  • Gran Prix at the Exposition des Arts Decoratifs.
  • Partnership with Linzeler dissolved.

1946

  • Alexander Diringer, previously of Cartier and Sterlé was hired as head designer.

1946

  • Jacques Verger joined the firm.

1957

  • Alexander Marchak left the firm - bought out by Verger.

1960-1987

  • Bertrand Degommier is partner and designer.

1988

  • Verger sold to Baum.

2003

  • The firm is renewed by relatives of Alexandre and Joseph in conjunction with designer Bertrand Degommler with a new collection.


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Marcus & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Marcus & Co.

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Marcus & Co.
USA
Yew York, Palm Beach, London, Paris
e.1892

Specialties

Worked for

Parthered with

1884

  • Partnered with his son William.

1892

  • Marcus & Company.

1920s-30s

1962


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Marcus, Herman Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Herman Marcus
USA
New York NY
e.1850

Specialties

1864

1900 Paris Exposition



Margot de Taxco Jewelry Maker's Mark

Margot de Taxco

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Margot de Taxco
Mexico
Taxco
e.1948

Specialties

Founder Margot Van Vorhies Carr
1937

  • Arrived in Mexico City from America.
  • Met & Married Antonio Castillo of Los Castillo, moving to Taxco.

1948

  • Divorced
  • Opened a workshop and retail outlet.
  • Inventory #s for silver 5100-5707
  • for enamel 5109-5922

Specialized c.1955

Style

  • Heavily influenced by Art Deco and Art Nouveau.
  • Fascinated by Japanese art.
  • She designed everything they produced.
  • She produced a lot of suites and convertible jewelry.

Employed

  • Miguel Arias
  • Hilario Lopez
  • Miguel Melendez
  • Melicio Rodriguez
  • Jaime Quiroz

Process

  • Margot drew out each design and specified how it was to be produced.
  • Steel dies were made in her workshop and all pieces were stamped out from them.
  • Workers assembled, enameled, polished and completed the pieces.

1975

  • Margot's death


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Marina B. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Marina B.

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Marina B.
France, Italy, Switzerland, USA
Geneva, Monte Carlo, Gstaad, St. Moritz, Milan, London, Tokyo, New York
Marina B.

Specialties

  • Granddaughter of Sottiro Bulgari, founder of Bulgari.

1973

  • Constantino (her father) died and Anna & Marina took control of Bulgari.

1977

  • Branded herself as Marina B.

1978

  • Opened A showroom in Geneva.

1986

  • Opened a boutique in New York.

2010

  • Line is being revived by Windsor Jewels who purchased it from Ahmed Fitaihi.
  • The designs are being crafted by the jewelers trained by Marina B.


Marks, Gilbert Leigh Jewelry Maker's Mark

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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Marschall, Rudolf Ferdinand Jewelry Maker's Mark

Rudolf Ferdinand Marschall

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Rudolf Ferdinand Marschall
Austria
Vienna
(1873-1967)

Specialties

  • Medallist & Sculptor
  • Studied at the School of Engraving.

1903

  • Medallist to the Imperial Court.

1905

  • Director - Vienna School of Arts


Marshall Field & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Marshall Field & Company

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Marshall Field & Company
USA
Chicago IL
c.1904-c.1950

Specialties

  • Department Store with a metalsmithing shop on the 10th floor - The Craft Shop.
  • Combined machinery and hand craftsmanship to create the contemporary "craft" styles for their customers.
  • Highly specialized workers with each step being completed by a different "specialist."

Produced

  • Tea sets
  • Desk sets
  • Tankards
  • Tableware
  • Brooches
  • Bracelets
  • Hat Pins
  • Fobs.
  • Worked mostly in brass with some silver, gold & platinum.
  • Sold metalworking kits to home hobbyists.
  • As craftsmen retired, it became increasingly difficult to find replacements.


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Martinazzi, Bruno Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bruno Martinazzi

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Bruno Martinazzi
Italy
Turin
(1923 - )

Specialties

  • Sculptor & Jeweler



Martinez, Filipe Jewelry Maker's Mark

Piedra y Plata

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Piedra y Plata
Mexico
Taxco
e.1950

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Designer

1950

  • Filipe Martinez opened Piedra y Plata.
  • Had a special interest in gemstones, setting them simply in unusual ways.
  • Sculptural designs with a sense of movement.


Marzo Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Marzo
France
Paris

Specialties

  • Art Deco Jewelers



Masriera, Lluis Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Lluis Masriera
Spain
Barcelona
(1872-1958)

Specialties

1839

  • Masriera firm founded in Barcelona by Lluis' grandfather.

1872

  • Masriera y Hijos

1886

  • Masriera Hermanos

1888

  • International Exposition, Barcelona.
  • Gold Medal.
  • Influenced by Lalique.

1889

  • Lluis studied enameling at Ecole des Beaux Arts, Geneva.

1895-1910

  • Artistic Alphabet designed.

1900

  • Centennial Exhibition reportedly influenced Masriera to melt his stock and start again in the French Art Nouveau style.

1915

  • Partnered with jeweler Carreras to form Masriera Hermanos y Joquin Carreras, later Masriera i Carreras.

Currently



Matl Jewelry Maker's Mark

Matl

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Matl
Mexico
Mexico City
e.1934

Specialties

  • Silversmiths
  • Designers
  • Attended the San Carlos Academy of Fine Arts in Mexico City.
  • Matilde Eugenia Poulat & Ricardo Salas

Style

1960

  • Matilde's death.
  • Shop taken over by her nephew, Ricardo Salas.
  • His style was flatter and less decorated than Matilde's.
  • After 1960 jewelry marked MS-12 Matl with Ricardo Salas' signature.

2007

  • Ricardo Salas Poulat died.


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Mauboussin Jewelry Maker's Mark

Mauboussin

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Mauboussin
France
Paris
e.1827

Specialties

1827

  • M. Rocher, artisan jeweler, establishes jewelry shop with Jean-Baptiste Noury.

1873-1878

  • Participation in Expositions in Vienna and Paris.
  • Mauboussin is given a medal in Paris, 1878.

1925

  • Exposition des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
  • Grad Prix for the House of Mauboussin.

1928-1931

1940-1950

  • Gaspipe style using minimal gold.
  • Naturalist themes.

1955

  • Opens in Place Vendôme.
  • Mauboussin has retail locations around the world.


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Mayer, Martin Jewelry Maker's Mark

Martin Mayer

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Martin Mayer
Germany
Mayence
e.1888

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Silversmiths
  • Articles in silver filigree, coral and gems.
  • Exhibited at the World's Columbian Exhibition, 1893.

Designers


Mayrhofer, Adolf von Jewelry Maker's Mark

Adolf von Mayrhofer

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Adolf von Mayrhofer
Germany
Munich
e.(1864-1929)

Specialties

  • Jeweler - Engraver, Gold & Silversmith
  • Coil designs in wire were a signature motif.



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McFarlane, John Jewelry Maker's Mark

John McFarlane

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John McFarlane
USA
Boston MA
c.1769

Specialties

  • Watches and novelties
  • According to Proddow & Healy (p.12)...said by some today to be the forerunner of all jewelry establishments in America.


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McNair, J. Herbert Jewelry Maker's Mark

J. Herbert McNair

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J. Herbert McNair
UK
(1868-1955)

Specialties

  • Jewelry
  • Metalwork
  • Designer

'1899


McTeigue & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

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McTeigue & Co.
USA
New York NY
e.1895

Specialties

  • Specialty jewelry manufacturers.
  • High Quality with fine designs.

Clients

1990

  • McTeigue & Co. bought by Tiffany & Co.



Meister Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Meister
Switzerland
Zurich
e.1897

Specialties

1897

  • Founded by Emanuel Peter.
  • Invented the seamless wedding ring.

1950

  • Crested and monogrammed rings.

1965

  • Happiness brand wedding rings.

Meister Brand

  • Wedding rings.
  • Jewelry collection.
  • Men's accessories.



Melendez, Emma Jewelry Maker's Mark

Emma Melendez

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Emma Melendez
Mexico
Taxco
1953-1971 e.1953

Specialties

Artisans represented include

  • Johny Melendez
  • Emma Melendez
  • Del Rio
  • Jose Luis Flores
  • Miguel Garcia Martinez
  • Victor Jaimez
  • Francisco Rivera

Style

  • Technically flawless designs that work smoothly.
  • Uses of oxidation on backgrounds.


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Melendez, Miguel Jewelry Maker's Mark

Miguel Melendez

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Miguel Melendez
Mexico
Taxco

Specialties

  • Apprentice at Las Delicias under Don Antonio (Los Castillo)

1940

Specialized


Melendez, Rafael Jewelry Maker's Mark

Rafael Melendez

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Rafael Melendez
Mexico
Taxco
(1911-1980)

Specialties

1939

  • Opened his own taller, Plateria Melendez.
  • Most items produced in .980 silver.


Mellerio dits Meller Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Mellerio dits Meller
France
Paris
e.1613

Specialties

  • Used colored gems to great effect
  • Peacock feather motifs were a prominent design element.

1796

  • Jean Baptiste Mellerio opens on Rue Vivienne.

1800

  • François Mallerio (cousin) moves the shop to rue du Coqu St. Honoré

1815

  • Move to Rue de la Paix.

Royal Clients

  • Marie Antionette.
  • Duchesse de Berry.
  • Charles X.

Other Clients

  • Celebrities.
  • Intellectuals.

1843

  • Death of François.
  • Jean François takes over.

from 1853

  • Emperor & Empress are clients.

from 1860

  • Princess Mathilde is a customer.
  • Designed & created sporting awards.

International Expositions. 1862

  • London World Exhibition
  • Queen Isabella II of Spain becomes a customer.

1867

  • Paris

1873

  • Vienna

1878 & 1900

  • Paris - Move to Place Vendôme.
  • Modified Art Nouveau style often with gem-set, green gold peacock feather motifs.

1925

  • Exposition des Arts Decoratifs

1939

  • New York World's Fair


Meriden Silver Plate Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

Meriden Silver Plate Co.

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Meriden Silver Plate Co.
USA
e.1869

Specialties

  • Manufacturer


Meyen, H. & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

H. & Co. Meyen

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H. & Co. Meyen
Germany
Berlin
mid 19th-mid 20th cen.

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Silversmiths


Michelsen, A. (Anton) Jewelry Maker's Mark

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A. (Anton) Michelsen
Denmark
Copenhagen
(1809-1877) e.1841

Specialties

  • Silversmith
  • Manufacturer
  • Danish Court Jewelers.
  • Son Carl took over the firm.
  • Specialized in enamel work.

Designers

1855

  • Participated in the World Exhibition, Paris.

1877

  • Upon his death, Anton's son, Carl, took over the firm.


Mikimoto Jewelry Maker's Mark

Mikimoto

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Mikimoto
Japan
e.1878

Specialties

1888

  • Experiments began in pearl culturing.

1893

  • First hemispherical pearls were produced.

1899

  • First boutique in Ginza.

1913

  • Stores established internationally.

1916

  • A patent for culturing spherical pearls was granted.
  • Mikimoto purchased the rights to Mise-Nishikawa method which he then perfected.

1931

1954

  • Death of Kokichi Mikimoto.
  • Mikimoto cultured pearls are still popular on the world market today.
  • The leading pearl farms are in Japan, China, Australia & Thailand.


Moore, Edward Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Edward Moore
USA
New York NY
1851 - 1891

Specialties



Morel et Cie Jewelry Maker's Mark

Morel et Cie - Jean Valentin Morel

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Morel et Cie - Jean Valentin Morel
France
Paris
(1794-1860)

Specialties

  • Goldsmith
  • Boxmaker
  • Worked for Jean-Baptiste Fossin.

1833

  • Established his own business.

1848

  • Moved the business to London, because of the Revolution in Paris.
  • Exhibited at the Great Exhibition, 1851 and won a medal.

1852

  • Returned to Paris.
  • Business fails.
  • His son Prosper went to work for Jules Fossin.
  • Prosper's daughter marries Joseph Chaumet.



Mortimer & Hunt Jewelry Maker's Mark

Mortimer & Hunt

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Mortimer & Hunt
UK
London England
e.1838

Specialties

1838

1843


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Moser, Koloman Jewelry Maker's Mark

Koloman Moser

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Koloman Moser
Austria
Vienna
(1868-1918)

Specialties

  • Artist & designer
  • Jewelry designs were spare and geometric.
  • Founding Member of Wiener Werkstätte
  • Studied: Wiener Akademie and Kunstgewerbeschule.

1885

  • Studied: Akademie der bildenden Kunste.

1892

  • Studied: Kunstgewerbeshule (1900 became a professor there.)

1897

  • Founding Member of the Vienna Secession.

1901-01

  • Published Die Quelle A graphic design source book.

1905

  • Left the Vienna Secession.

1907


Mosgau, Franz Jewelry Maker's Mark

Franz Mosgau

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Franz Mosgau
Germany
Berlin
e.1807-1900

Specialties

  • Manufacturing Silversmiths

Designers


Movado Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Movado
Switzerland
La Chaux-de-Fonds
e.1881

Specialties

1881

  • Founded by Achilles Ditesheim.

1905

  • Re-named Movado (translates "always in motion.")

1912

  • Polyplan
    • Follows contour of the wrist.
    • Movement on 3 planes.

1926

  • Ermeto
    • Pillow-shaped pocket watch.
    • Movement wound by opening and closing the case.

1930s

  • Movado Digital Watch with hours and minutes windows.

1946

  • Calendomatic
    • Month, day and central date.

1947

  • Movado Museum Watch.
    • Single dot watch dial.

1956

  • Kingmatic
    • Automatic rotor-driven wristwatches.

1970

  • Datron Chronograph.



Mucha, Alfonse Marie Jewelry Maker's Mark

Alfonse Marie Mucha

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Alfonse Marie Mucha
Czech Republic
(1860-1939)

Specialties

Designer for

  • Georges Fouquet.
    • Mucha designed and Fouquet executed jewels for the International Exhibition, Paris - 1900.
    • Continued to design for Fouquet's Rue Royale shop.
    • Designed jewelry specifically for Actress Sarah Burnhardt.
    • Published a design book: Documents decoratifs which resulted in a flurry of artistic plagiarism.
  • Born - Czechoslovakia
  • Worked: - Vienna, Munich & Paris



Murphy, Henry George Jewelry Maker's Mark

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.
  • Apprenticed with Henry Wilson.

1912

1913

  • Opened his own shop in London.

c.1920s

1937

  • Principal of the Central School.


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Murrle Bennet & Co. Jewelry Maker's Mark

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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