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Founders: Jules & Louis Wièse, e.1844 1834

  • Jules Wièse studied goldsmithing under Johann Georg Hossaeur in Berlin.

1839

  • Moved to Paris and worked with Froment-Meurice.

1844

  • Established workshop exclusively to produce for Froment-Meurice.

1849

  • Paris World Exhibition medal with Froment-Meurice.
  • Registers a jewelry maker’s mark for his own company.

1855

  • Paris World Exhibition First Class Medal for his own Neo-Renaissance jewelry.

1862

  • London World Exhibition Gold Medal for neo-Renaissance jewelry.

1867

  • Bronze medal for Archaeological-Revival jewelry.

1880

  • Firm transferred to son, Louis Wièse.

1890

  • Death of Jules and a new registry mark for Louis.

1923

  • Death of Louis.