Vever Jewelry Maker's Mark

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Vever

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Vever
France
Paris & Metz
e.1821

Specialties

1821

  • Pierre Paul Vever set up business in Metz.

1848

  • Jean Jacques "Ernest" inherits the business.

1871

  • Vever family leaves Metz as it becomes part of the German Empire.
  • Ernest Vever bought the firm "Baugrand" in Paris (an established Parisian jeweler.)

1874

  • Sons Paul and Henri become partners in the firm.

1876

  • The firm registers their mark (used until 1912.)

1881

  • Ernest Vever retires.
  • Begin to produce in the Renaissance revival and Oriental styles.

1889

  • Vever together with Boucheron receive the Grand Prix at the Paris World Exhibition.

1900

  • World's Fair Grand Prize for their Art Nouveau Style
  • Henri produced Sylvia - an Art Nouveau pendant of a butterfly-winged female (in the collection of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris.)

Employed Outside artisans

  • Etienne Tourette - Enameller.

1908

  • Publishes La Bijouterie Française au XIXe Siècle.

1915

  • Paul dies.

1921

  • Henri hands the business to Andre & Pierre - Paul's sons.

1942

  • Henri Verver dies.

1960

  • Taken over by Jean Vever (grandson of Paul.)

1982

  • Activities ceased.

Styles


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