The Mellerio dits Meller company was founded in 1613 and ever since the brand has been renowned for creating some of the most exceptional pieces of luxury jewelry. The business is a family firm spanning fourteen generations of top-ranking designers and craftsmen. The Mellerio family is originally from Italy’s Lombardy region who settled to do business in Paris, France, where they are still presently located.
The brand has a remarkable history with the founder family being linked with Marie de Medici as well as being jewelers for French and Spanish royalty. The house created a stunning cameo and ruby bracelet for Queen Marie-Antoinette as well as ornaments for the Empress Josephine of the Imperial Napoleonic family. An awesome tiara, referred to as the Mellerio Shell Tiara, was made for the Infanta, Queen Isabelle II of Spain.
In 1815, the house became permanently established at No. 9 Rue de la Paix, after the city of Paris was reorganized by Napoléon Bonaparte. This location remains the historical headquarters of the family-owned firm to this day. The family produces flawless jewelry pieces from its premises close to the Place Vendôme.
The jewelry designs have natural inspirations portrayed in the necklaces, brooches, and rings. Mellerio precious stones and jewels are finely crafted with gold and platinum to create highly impressive jewelry collections. The current designs are both contemporary and classic with a perfect blend of tradition and modernity. Targeting sophisticated and spirited French customers as well as women from all over the world.
Our choice of Mellerio jewelry
Similar to other French jewelry brands having a distinguished heritage, admiration for the Mellerio creations was not confined to the borders of France but spread out to the richest families of Imperial Russia and European royal families as well.
The main reason for the continuous success of the Mellerio brand lies in its innovative mindset; quick to adapt to technical developments in jewelry creations. The house was awarded numerous medals in renowned events like the Universal Exhibition in Paris as well as the Great London Exposition all through the 19th and 20th centuries.
Second-hand Mellerio jewelry: Miller Paris
Mellerio jewelry is considered to be iconic in the history of French jewelry. We are proud of being able to appreciate and honor their craftsmanship. Every vintage or pre-owned Mellerio jewelry is checked and restored meticulously before being sold. No matter what type of Mellerio ornament, rings, necklaces or earrings, is desired, the condition is guaranteed to be perfect and offered at an affordable price.
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