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*Dodge - ''"Father of the Jewelry Industry in Rhode Island"''<ref>Proddow & Healy, p.12</ref>
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:&bull; Dodge - ''"Father of the Jewelry Industry in Rhode Island"''<ref>Proddow & Healy, p.12</ref>
*Goldsmith, jeweler, and watch maker.
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:&bull; Goldsmith
*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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Revision as of 18:38, 17 January 2013

Dodge, Nehemiah

Maker's Mark Name/Period Location Specialty
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Nehemiah Dodge
1794
Providence
• Dodge - "Father of the Jewelry Industry in Rhode Island"[1]
• 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.

Notes

  1. Proddow & Healy, p.12

Sources

  • Proddow, Penny and Healy, Debra. American Jewelry: Glamour and Tradition: New York NY: Rizzoli, 1987.
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