Famous Jewelers

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SEGIN (2009) – Box – Gold, sapphire – Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Image Courtesy of © Akelo – Andrea Cagnetti – All Rights Reserved.


Andrea Cagnetti (aka Akelo) is a Goldsmith, Designer and Sculptor.Born in 1967 in the town of Corchiano, some forty miles ...
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Winter Egg for Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, Easter 1913. Alma Pihl, Designer for Fabergé

Alma Pihl

Destined to be one of Fabergé’s most unique designers, Alma was born in Moscow, daughter of Knut Oscar Pihl, the ...
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Asprey and Co. Maker's Mark


Venerable English jeweler, William Asprey established Asprey in 1781. During the previous century, his Huguenot ancestors fled religious persecution in France, ...
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Aucoc Maker's Mark


(1877 - 1932) Renowned nineteenth-century French jeweller and goldsmith, Louis Aucoc (1850-1932) came from a family of well-known goldsmiths.Vever,432. Vever mentions ...
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Bailey Banks and Biddle Maker's Mark

Baily, Banks & Biddle

Diamond Ring by Bailey, Banks & Biddle, c.1900. (1832 - present) The famous American jewelry firm from Philadelphia, Bailey, Banks and ...
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Belais Manufacturing Co. Maker's Mark


Belais Manufacturing Co., founded by David Belais (1863 - June 5, 1933), was among the early manufacturers of white gold jewelry in ...
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1900-1983 Suzanne Belperron. Suzanne Belperron was born Madeleine Suzanne Vuillerme on September 26, 1900 to Jules Alix Vuillerme and Marie ...
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Berlin Ironwork Necklace c.1820.

Berlin Iron

Berlin iron is a black-lacquered cast iron material used in jewelry making beginning c. 1790. Originating in Silesia, Prussia at ...
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Black, Starr & Frost Maker's Mark

Black, Starr & Frost

(1810 - present) Black, Starr & Frost Open Face Pocket Watch. One of America’s oldest fine jewelers, Black, Starr and Frost traces ...
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Boucheron, Paris Maker's Mark


Boucheron (1858 - present) Frederic Boucheron Before opening his own jewellery store in 1858, Frédéric Boucheron apprenticed at the fashionable ...
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(1919 - present) Vintage Buccellati Flower Brooch, Circa 1950's. Italian firm famous for its textural gold jewellery and exquisite silver objects. According ...
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Bulgari Maker's Mark


Diamond & 18k Yellow Gold Bulgari Bracelet. Based in Rome, the jewelry firm of Bulgari is best known for their ...
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Peacock, Charles and Elijah Maker's Mark

C.D. Peacock

(1837 - present) In 1837, Elijah Peacock opened Chicago’s first retail jewelry and watch shop. The store specialized in selling ...
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Carrera y Carrera Maker's Mark

Carrera y Carrera

Carrera y Carrera is a Madrigal (Spain) jewelry house which, since 1885, has been producing high-end jewelry and is known ...
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Cartier Maker's Mark Maker's Mark


Art Deco Diamond Necklace, Cartier, circa 1929. The illustrious firm of Cartier has been at the forefront of some of ...
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Carvin French

Pink Diamond and Demantoid Garnet Flamingo Brooch by Carvin French. The manufacturing jewelry firm, Carvin French, was founded in 1954 ...
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Castellani Maker's Mark


Etruscan Revival Granulated Diamond Bangle, Castellani. Castellani was the Italian jeweler who initiated the archaeological revival movement in the mid-nineteenth century. Castellani’s ...
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Chanel Maker's Mark


Gabrielle Bonheur ‘Coco’ Chanel’s inauspicious beginnings did not portend the impact she would have on the world of fashion. Her ...
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Charlton and Co.

Charlton & Co.

Charlton & Co. Diamond and Platinum Lapel Watch c. 1930's. Founded in 1909 at 298 Fifth Avenue by John W ...
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Chaumet Maker's Mark


Portrait of Josephine Wearing the Tiara by Nitot. Painted by Robert Lefever, c.1805. The house of Chaumet was founded in 1780 ...
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Child & Child Maker's Mark.

Child & Child

(1880 - 1916) An English jewellery firm known for Art Nouveau jewellery. In 1880, the firm opened their doors at Seville Street ...
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Tiffany-Claflin Diamond Coral and Enamel Brooch. Image courtesy of Christie's.


Colored Stone and Diamond 'Basilisk' Brooch, Donald Claflin for Tiffany & Co., c.1970.Photo Courtesy of Sotheby's. This is a world ...
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Cocteau, Jean Maker's Mark


Jean Cocteau (1889 - 1963) was a French avant-garde artist. Maker's Marks and Timeline: External LinkJean Cocteau on wikipedia ...
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Liberty and Co. Maker's Mark


Liberty & Co. of London introduced this trade name in 1899 to distinguish jewelry they sold by British designers and firms. Arthur ...
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Salvador Dali (1904 – 1989) was a Spanish painter and artist. Maker's Marks and Timeline: External LinkSalvador Dali on wikipedia ...
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Diamond and Ruby Double Clip Brooch,Signed Drayson, London. The firm of Drayson, London was founded in 1936. The firm's owner, ...
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Edward Moore

Edward C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. Mixed Metals Tray c.1878 and Centerpiece c.1880.Photo Courtesy of Christie's Edward C. Moore ...
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Fabergé Maker's Mark


Gustav Fabergé.Fabergé was a preeminent Russian jewelry firm famous for its objets d’art and, in particular, its enameling. The Fabergé family heritage hails ...
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Falize Aine Fils Maker's Mark


Cloisonné Enamel Bracelet in the Japanese Taste. Photo Courtesy of Christie's. Renowned French jewellery house famous for its cloisonné enameling and Japanese-inspired ...
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Flato Maker's Mark


Paul Flato Portrait, c.1937.Paul Flato, one of the more fascinating characters in American jewelry history, designed jewels that were as ...
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Fouquet Maker's Mark


French jeweller known for its Renaissance Revival and Art Nouveau work. In 1839, the firm’s founder, Alphonse Fouquet, entered the ...
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Gaillard Maker's Mark


French jeweller known for Japanese motif jewellery and mixed metals work. In 1860, Ernest Gaillard took over his father’s Parisian ...
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Garrard Maker's Mark


(1843 - present) Maid-of-Honor Brooch with Portrait of Queen Victoria Within a Diamond Surround.Photo Courtesy of Christie's. British Crown Jewellers ...
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Geiss Maker's Mark


Johann C. Geiss (1771-1846) was an innovator in the field of iron jewelry. Geiss designed jewelry elements that could be individually sent ...
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Giuliano Maker's Mark


(c.1860 - 1914) Giuliano Enameled Garnet and Natural Pearl Necklace c.1870.Photo Courtesy of Christie's. Carlo Giuliano (1831-1895) was an Italian goldsmith who ...
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Golay Fils & Stahl

The firm was founded at 31, quai des Bergues, Geneva in 1837 by Auguste Golay-Leresche, a clockmaker. The house was ...
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Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond.


(1962 - present) Laurence Graff with the Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond. Important British diamond dealer and retailer. Laurence Graff is considered by many to ...
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Granat Bros Maker's Mark

Granat Bros

The iconic San Francisco Jewelers, Granat Bros. got their start in 1905 when brothers Joseph and Leo Granat opened their ...
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Gübelin Maker's Mark


Lucerne, Switzerland, 1854, Jakob Josef Mauritz Breitschmid opens a watchmaker's shop. Jakob's apprentice, Eduard Jakob Gübelin, marries his daughter Bertha ...
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Caldwell, J.E. Maker's Mark

J.E. Caldwell

(1839 - present) Lavender-Blue Star Sapphire Diamond Ring by J. E. Caldwell & Co.Venerable American jeweler from Philadelphia known for ...
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JAR Maker's Mark


(1977 - present) Reclusive contemporary French artist noted for his collectible pavé jewelry. In 1977, Joel Arthur Rosenthal opened his firm JAR with his ...
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Georg Jensen Maker's Mark.


(1898 - present) Photo of Georg Jensen by Frederik Riise. Danish silversmith and jeweller famous for his Arts and Crafts ...
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Brogden, John Maker's Mark

John Brogden

John Brogden was an English goldsmith known for his ancient, Egyptian, and Renaissance revival designs. Brodgen worked in the Covent ...
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Cohen, Julius Maker's Mark

Julius Cohen

Multi-Gem Floral Brooch, Julius Cohen. Julius Cohen started his career as a jeweler in 1929 when he became an apprentice ...
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Lacloche Frères Sapphire and Diamond Necklace.

Lacloche Frères

The Firm(s)Exploring the history of the jewelry firm owned by the Lacloche family, attempts are made to contain the company ...
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Lalaounis Maker's Mark


Lalaounis Lion's Head Cufflinks. Ilias Lalaounis is an Athenian jewelry company known for its antiquity-inspired designs. In 1940, at age ...
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Lalique, René Maker's Mark


(1881 - present) In 1876 René Lalique (1860-1945) began his career as an apprentice to the eminent Parisian goldsmith Louis Aucoc ...
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Liberty & Co. Maker's Mark

Liberty & Co.

(1876 - present) English jeweller famous for popularizing the Arts and Crafts style. In 1876, A.L. Liberty opened a shop ...
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Marchak Maker's Mark


Art Deco Marchak Desk Clock with Mother-of-Pearl and Camel Motif.Photo Courtesy of Frances Klein Classic Jewels. Born in Ignatovka just ...
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Marcus and Co. Maker's Mark

Marcus & Co.

Marcus & Co. Art Nouveau Opal and Enamel Pendant Necklace. The American jewelry firm of Marcus & Co.is best known ...
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Marina B.

(1978 - present) Italian jewellery designer associated with the Bulgari firm. Marina Bulgari is from the third generation of family members brought ...
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Marsh & Co Art Deco Blackened Steel Pearl and Diamond Ring c. 1930.


Marsh & Co Blackened Steel Pearl and Diamond Brooch. The venerable San Francisco firm of G.T. Marsh & Co. was ...
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Marshall Field and Co. Maker's Mark

Marshall Field & Company

Marshall Field & Company aka Marshall Field’s was a legendary department store in Chicago Illinois. The origin of Marshall Field’s ...
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Mauboussin Maker's Mark.


Mauboussin Art Deco Diamond Brooch with Colombian Emerald Center, circa 1925.Photo Courtesy of Christie's. Mauboussin is a French jewellery firm ...
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Douvalet, Van Clef & Arpels Ballerina Brooch. Photo Courtesy of Bonham's.

Maurice Duvalet

Maurice Duvalet was a designer of French origin who designed jewelry for large houses as Van Cleef & Arpels and Rubel. He was ...
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Mellerio Maker's Mark


Mellerio Shell Tiara Created for the Infanta, Queen Isabelle II of Spain,1867. The Mellerio family, jewelers and goldsmiths for generations, originated from ...
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Mikimoto, Kokichi

K. Mikimoto 1858-1954 Kokichi Mikimoto was born in Toba, Japan on January 25, 1858. Born of humble beginnings he was ...
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Nardi Coral, Multistone, and Yellow Gold Peacock Brooch. Venetian jeweller famous for his blackamoor or “Moretti” brooches. Carved from ebony or sardonyx, ...
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Oscar Heyman Bros. Aquamarine and Diamond Bracelet.

Oscar Heyman & Bros.

1912 - present Oscar Heyman & Bros. Gardenia Brooch.Photo Courtesy of Sotheby's. Oscar Heyman & Bros. is an American jewelry ...
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Revere, Paul Maker's Mark

Paul Revere

Paul Revere (1735-1818) Paul Revere (1735-1818) was an American silversmith and goldsmith but is probably most well known as an American patriot. As a ...
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Collection of Orchid Brooches Designed by Paulding Farnham - Including #19, #45, #17a, #45 & #4.

Paulding Farnham

Collection of Orchid Brooches Designed by Paulding Farnham - Including #19, #45, #17a, #45 & #4.Paulding Farnham (1859-1927) was Tiffany & ...
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Raymond Yard Inc.

1922 to Present Day Raymond Yard began his career in the jewelry industry at the age of thirteen when he ...
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Boivin, René Maker's Mark

René Boivin

René Boivin Tourmaline and Emerald Foxglove Brooch.Photo Courtesy of Christie's. The French firm of Boivin, founded in Paris during the ...
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Riker Bros. Maker's Mark

Riker Bros.

Riker Bros. Art Nouveau Plique-a-Jour Enamel and Gold Watch Brooch.The Riker Brothers jewelry firm was most notable as one of ...
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Rubel Frères Maker's Mark


American jeweler famous for his 1940’s angel and dancer brooches. Before he became its competitor, John Rubel worked for Van Cleef ...
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Ruser Maker's Mark.


(1947-1969) The well-known Beverly Hills jeweler, William Ruser, started his career at the firm of Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin in Atlantic City New ...
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Jean Schlumberger. Image Courtesy of The Times.I want to capture the irregularities of the universe. I observe nature and find ...
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Seaman Schepps

Seaman Schepps

Seaman Schepps was an American jeweler famous for his Retro and 1950’s style jewelry. The son of East Side immigrants, Schepps traveled ...
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Shreve & Co. Maker's Mark

Shreve & Company

Venerable San Francisco jeweler. In 1852, George C. Shreve moved to San Francisco from New York with his nephew Samuel ...
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Shreve, Crump and Low Maker's Mark

Shreve, Crump & Low

Arguably the oldest jeweler in America. Shreve, Crump and Low traces its roots to 1796 when watchmaker and silversmith John MacFarlane opened ...
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Spratling, William Maker's Mark


William Spratling, the well-known silversmith was born in 1900 in Sonyea, New York. In his early career, he taught Architecture ...
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Sterlé Maker's Mark


Sterle Sapphire, Diamond, Turquoise and Gold Floral Brooch. French jeweller famous for his 1940’s and 1950’s designs. In 1934, Pierre ...
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Margot de Taxco Maker's Mark


Taxco is a small town in the southern Mexican state Guerrero. It once was a silver mining city and, although ...
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The Horner’s Co.

Much like the guilds that existed throughout Medieval Europe, the Horner's Company oversaw the trade and processing of all horn around the ...
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Tiffany & Co.

In 1837, Tiffany & Co., the most renowned of American jewelers, opened its doors in New York City as Tiffany ...
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Tillander Maker's Mark


The Finnish company, A.Tillander was founded by Alexander Tillander who, as a young boy at the age 11, was sent ...
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Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin

On the heels of the famous 1925 L'Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes in Paris, American fashion was still firmly ...
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Van Cleef and Arpels Maker's Mark

Van Cleef & Arpels

The genesis of Van Cleef & Arpels was sparked by the marriage of Alfred Van Cleef (son of a stone ...
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Verdura Maker's Mark


Fulco Santostefano, Duke of Verdura was born in 1898 into an aristocratic family in Palermo, Italy. Most of his youth ...
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Vever Maker's Mark


Eminent French jewellery house famous for its Art Nouveau designs. The firm’s history dates to 1821 when founder Pierre Vever (1795-1853) opened ...
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American jeweler famous for his sculptural work in the 1960’s. In 1948, David Webb and business partner Nina Silberstein opened David ...
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Wiener Werkstätte Maker's Mark

Wiener Werkstätte

Historical Perspective The Wiener Werkstätte had its roots in a combination of key events in the lives of its founders, Josef Hoffmann and Koloman Moser, ...
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Winston, Harry Maker's Mark


Harry Winston (1896-1976), the American diamond dealer and jeweler nicknamed “The King of Diamonds", started his career at the age of fifteen ...
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Zolotas Maker's Mark.


The firm of Zolotas, founded in Athens in 1895, is known for their jewelry designs inspired by Greek antiquity. Maker's ...
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