Tiffany & Co has an almost 200-year-old history and the brand has expanded to become a famous American jeweler with an international reputation for glamor and style. It was established in 1838 by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John P. Young as the owners of a “fancy goods” store, known as Tiffany & Young, in New York. The store eventually enhanced its business interests, with another partner, Ellis, joining in 1841, to jewelry making and goldsmithery.
In 1853, the company was renamed as Tiffany & Co. The brand has a well-known boutique, established in 1937, on New York’s 5th Avenue; having acquired legendary fame due to the film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” starring the beautiful actress Audrey Hepburn.
Tiffany & Co jewelry creations are linked with a variety of designers, such as the renowned Edward C. Moore who acquires inspiration from Japonisme. Another designer is Jean Schlumberger whose collaboration of 1956 produced jewelry collections that were inspired by nature, such as his “Sea creature” portraying spirit and liveliness. The wondrous collection “Stars and Moons”, totally decorated with diamonds, gives the mesmerizing impression of traveling through space.
Elsa Peretti, since 1974, has drastically changed silver jewelry; giving it an enhanced position in the jewelry world. Her collections are embellished with simple and sophisticated lines, seen also in the “Open Heart” or “Manchette Bone” collections. Her jewelry is a reflection of her motto: “Style has to be simple”. In1980, another celebrity, Paloma Picasso, associated with the brand, creating a collection giving off a feeling of softness like the “Olive Leaf” or “Venezia” or a more vibrant style like the “Graffitis”.
Recently, creations of the Maison Tiffany were seen to highlight the performance of the renowned Carey Mulligan in the film “The Great Gatsby”; perfect recreations of bracelets and ornaments adorning the head; designs from the Roaring Twenties.
Maison Tiffany is well-known for its unique diamonds, jewelry collections totally decorated with glittering or princess cut diamonds. In 1886, Tiffany launched the famous engagement ring as we recognize it today; diamond rings that were designed to highlight brilliant-cut diamonds. In addition, the brand has sophisticated and easy-to-wear collections like the “Tiffany T” ring or the “Atlas” ring or bracelet. The highly reputed Maison Tiffany, with its collections of simple and sophisticated jewelry designs, is guaranteed to ensure that you have made the right choice in the purchase of delightful pre-owned jewelry.