- Pierre Paul Vever set up business in Metz.
- Jean Jacques “Ernest” inherits the business.
- Vever family leaves Metz as it becomes part of the German Empire.
- Ernest Vever bought the firm “Baugrand” in Paris (an established Parisian jeweler.)
- Sons Paul and Henri become partners in the firm.
- The firm registers their mark (used until 1912.)
- Ernest Vever retires.
- Begin to produce in the Renaissance revival and Oriental styles.
- Vever together with Boucheron receive the Grand Prix at the Paris World Exhibition.
- World’s Fair Grand Prize for their Art Nouveau Style
- Henri produced Sylvia – an Art Nouveau pendant of a butterfly-winged female (in the collection of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris.)
Employed Outside artisans
- Etienne Tourette – Enameller.
- Publishes La Bijouterie Française au XIXe Siècle.
- Paul dies.
- Henri hands the business to Andre & Pierre – Paul’s sons.
- Henri Vever dies.
- Taken over by Jean Vever (grandson of Paul.)
- Activities ceased.
- Art Nouveau.
- Renaissance Revival.
- Oriental Art.