- Fine Art Nouveau & Art Deco jewels.
- James E. Caldwell trained as a silversmith, watchmaker & jeweler.
- Watchmaker apprentice in New York City.
- First ad for the business appeared in the United States Gazette.
1840 – 1859
- Located at 140 Chestnut St.
1843 – 1848
- Caldwell & Bennett partnership.
- Reorganized as J.E. Caldwell Co. from Caldwell & Bennett.
- 822 Chestnut St.
1868 – 1916
- 902 Chestnut St.
- Death of James E. Caldwell.
- J. Albert Caldwell, son and successor ran the business until his death in 1914.
- J. Emott Caldwell, grandson headed the business until his death.
- Expanded to shops in Philadelphia, Delaware and Washington D.C. managed by Austion Homer.
- Later sold to Henry Birks & Sons.
- Sold to Carlyle & Co. in North Carolina.
- Sold to Finley’s.