Tiffany and Co.

American, 1837

When it comes to vintage jewelry makers, there are few names more universally recognized and revered as Tiffany and Co, aka Tiffany's. Founded in 1837, by Charles Lewis Tiffany, Tiffany's quickly began to revolutionize the ways in which jewelry was both made and marketed, starting with its publishing of its "Blue Book", the first ever mail-order catalogue in the U.S., in 1845. Charles Lewis Tiffany's son, Louis C. Tiffany, went on to become the founder of Tiffany Studios and known for his work with stained glass. 

Today, Tiffany's is recognized as one of the, if not the leading purveyor in fine gemstones and luxury jewelry, known in particular for its exceptionally cut yellow diamonds, brooches, engagement rings and its virtuosity in stained glass lamps and mosaics. Many highly regarded designers worked for Tiffany & Co., including Elsa Peretti Jean SchlumbergerJean VitauAngela Cummings , among others. Collectors and jewelers worldwide seek out vintage Tiffany estate jewelry because of its craftmanship, beauty and how well it retains value. 

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