The must know history of Tiffany & Co.
In 1837 Charles Lewis Tiffany and John Young founded Tiffany & Young at 259 Broadway, New York. At that time, the royal jewels of the European courts were always known as the finest in the jewelry world. This also stimulates the transformation of the brand. At the same time, Americans who are getting richer are eager to have royal jewels that symbolize the upper class as affirmation of their own values, in order to show their new economic and social status. The unique design of Tiffany & Co. is gradually recognized by people.
When initially, Tiffany & Co. is famous for its silver products. It was even more famous in 1851 when it introduced silver 925 decorations. Silver has a gentle and delicate appearance. It is not arrogant compared to elegant gold. And compared with the enamel diamonds, it is introverted but not noble, which is deeply loved by people. The silver products of Tiffany & Co. not only confirm the creativity and extraordinary craftsmanship of each designer, but also record the changes of art history style, which have been passed down from generation to generation. Today, the design of different styles in various periods is still the loved of collectors.
Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast At Tiffany’s
The reason why this film chooses Tiffany should be related to the concept of the brand, “love, exquisite, eternal”. So that countless people are obsessed with it. Audrey Hepburn was eating breakfast at the Tiffany shop window on Fifth Avenue in New York, looking at the Tiffany store with an envious look… this is the charm of Tiffany.
The story of Tiffany Diamond
In 1877-1878, it was fortunate in South Africa to find a gem-quality octahedron diamond with a complete crystal form. It has a very beautiful golden color and a weight of 287.42 ct.
In 1879, this gem-quality diamond was bought by Charles Louis Tiffany for $18,000 and sent to New York for processing. After precision design, this golden gem-quality diamond is cut and processed into more than 10 diamonds. Among them, the largest diamond weighs 128.51ct, which is named “Tiffany” diamond. This diamond is a world-class precious diamond, refracting light of any angle. It perfectly conveys the principle that Tiffany has always upheld – not for weight, only for shackles.
In addition, Tiffany also designed a variety of classic jewelry and accessories for the latest film “Great Gatsby” directed by Baz Luhrmann. It reality restores the style and luxury of the times, making this story in the“Jazz Age”where fashion culture changes, wealth expands rapidly and songs and dances rise even more vividly.
Tiffany & Co. Ziegfeld Pearl Ring
Tiffany & Co. Ziegfeld White Gold pearl Earrings
Tiffany & Co. Ziegfeld Pearl Necklace