Charlton & Co.

Charlton & Co.

Charlton & Co. Charlton & Co. Diamond and Platinum Lapel Watch c. 1930’s. Founded in 1909 at 298 Fifth Avenue by John W. Charlton, J.W. Charlton was not known as Charlton & Co. until Robert S. Chapin joined the firm and they moved to 635 Fifth...
Chaumet

Chaumet

Chaumet Portrait of Josephine Wearing the Tiara by Nitot. Painted by Robert Lefever, c.1805.  The house of Chaumet was founded in 1780 by Marie-Etiene Nitot as Nitot et fils. Nitot had begun his career working with Auber, jeweler to Queen Marie-Antoinette. An...
Child & Child

Child & Child

Child & Child (1880 – 1916) An English jewellery firm known for Art Nouveau jewellery. In 1880, the firm opened their doors at Seville Street in Knightsbridge, London.1 While initially producing neo-Renaissance jewellery, Child and Child later created...
Cocteau

Cocteau

Cocteau Jean Cocteau (1889 – 1963) was a French avant-garde artist. Maker’s Marks and Timeline: Cocteau, Jean Country France City Paris Era 1889 – 1963 Category: Uncategorized Tags: asterisk, cartouche, frame, J C, JC, JC*, oval, star Additional...
Cymric

Cymric

Cymric Silver Belt Buckle c.1904-5, Archibald Knox for Liberty & Co.Photo Courtesy of Bonhams. Cymric Liberty & Co. of London introduced this trade name in 1899 to distinguish jewelry they sold by British designers and firms. Arthur Gaskin, Bernard...