Spanish Jewelry Maker's Marks

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Bagués Jewelry Maker's Mark

Bagués

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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.



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.



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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Dali Jewelry Maker's Mark

Dali

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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.



Feliu Via, Manuel Jewelry Maker's Mark

Manuel Feliu Via

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Manuel Feliu Via
Spain
(1931 - )

Specialties

  • Artisan Jeweler

Studied under



Mainar, Montserrat Jewelry Maker's Mark

Montserrat Mainar

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Montserrat Mainar
Spain
Barcelona
(1928 - )

Specialties



Masriera, Lluis Jewelry Maker's Mark

Lluis Masriera

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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



Picasso, Pablo Jewelry Maker's Mark

Pablo Picasso

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Pablo Picasso
Spain
(1881-1973)

Specialties

  • Artist
  • Jewelry executed in 23k gold.
  • Jewelry produced in editions of 20.



Sunyer I. Clara, Ramon Jewelry Maker's Mark

Ramon Sunyer I. Clara

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Ramon Sunyer I. Clara
Spain
Barcelona
(1889-1963)

Specialties

  • Jeweler.
  • Silversmith.
  • Studied with his father, Josep Sunyer i Parera (1850-1919).
  • Became a premier jeweler of the Noucentisme - a Catalan cultural movement formed as a reaction against Modernisme.
  • Designed Liturgical objects for churches.

1925

  • Exhibited at the Exposition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts, Paris.

1936

  • Sixth Milan Triennal.

Taught at

  • Escola d'Arts i Oficis.

Founded

  • Amics de l'Art Liturgic.
  • Amics de Gaudi.

Lead

  • Cercle Artistic de Sant Lluc.



Sunyer, Oriol Jewelry Maker's Mark

Oriol Sunyer

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Oriol Sunyer
Spain
Barcelona
(1923-?)

Specialties

  • Contemporary jewelry designer.
  • Apprenticed with his father Ramon Sunyer



Valenti, Juan Jewelry Maker's Mark

Juan Valenti

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Juan Valenti
Spain
Barcelona
(1886 - 1958)

Specialties

  • Manufacturing & Retail Jeweler
  • Designed and made jewelry from early youth onward.



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