Fahrner, Theodor

Country

City

Pforzheim

Era

(1868-1929)

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Description

Specialties

  • Son of the founder (also Theodore, 1823-1883)
  • Manufacturing Jewelers
  • Mass produced, inexpensive, beautiful jewelry for the masses.

Materials

1855

  • Seeger & Fahrner Jewelry Factory.

1877

  • Founded Pforzheimer Kunstgewerbeverein (Commercial Art Society).

1883

  • Death of Theodor Fahrner Sr.

1900-1919

  • Numerous Artists Created Fahrner Jewelry.

1900

  • Silver Medal at the Paris World’s Fair.

1901

  • TF Trademark Registered.
  • Enabled exportation to Britain.
  • Collaborated with Murrle, Bennett & Co.

1917

  • Membership in Deutsche Werkbund.

1919

  • Death of Theodor Fahrner
  • Firm Sold to Gustav Braendle, keeping key employees including Friedrich Katz.

Designers

  • Darmstadt Artists Colony.
  • Franz Boeres
  • Paul Burck
  • Max Josef Gradl
  • Ludwig Habich
  • Hermann Häussler
  • Patritz Huber
  • Julius Muller-Salem
  • Joseph Maria Olbrich
  • H.C. van de Velde