VINTAGE ESTATE SIGNED AUTHENTIC TIFFANY & CO STERLING SILVER EARRINGS ATLAS 1995s HOOP HUGGIES MADE IN ITALY. Very substantial wide band and stylish Hoop huggie earrings from 1995 Tiffany Atlas Collection (Roman Numerals). Hallmark on back of each earring, as well as 925, 1995 (year of collection) and Italy. Is one of the most prominent purveyors of luxury goods in the United States, and has long been an important arbiter of style in the design of diamond engagement rings.
A young Franklin Delano Roosevelt proposed to his future wife, Eleanor, with a Tiffany ring in 1904. Vanderbilts, Whitneys, Astors and members of the Russian imperial family all wore Tiffany & Co.
And Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis preferred Tiffany china for state dinners at the White House. Although synonymous with luxury today, the firm started out rather modestly. Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B.
Young founded it in Connecticut as a stationery and fancy goods emporium in 1837, at a time when European imports still dominated the nascent American luxury market. In 1853, Charles Tiffany who in 1845 had launched the companys famed catalog, the Blue Book, and with it, the firms signature robins-egg blue, which he chose for the cover shifted the focus to fine jewelry.
In 1868, Tiffany & Co. Gained international recognition when it became the first U. Firm to win an award for excellence in silverware at the Exposition Universelle in Paris. From then on, it belonged to the pantheon of American luxury brands.
At the start of the Gilded Age, in 1870, Tiffany & Co. Opened its flagship store, described as a "palace of jewels" by the New York Times, at 15 Union Square West in Manhattan. Throughout this period, its designs for silver tableware, ceremonial silver, flatware and jewelry were highly sought-after indicators of status and taste. They also won the firm numerous accolades, including the grand prize for silverware at the Paris Exposition of 1878.Among the firms glittering creations from this time are masterworks of Art Nouveau jewelry, such as this delicate aquamarine necklace and this lavish plique-à-jour peridot and gold necklace, both circa 1900. When Charles Lewis Tiffany died, in 1902, his son Louis Comfort Tiffany became the firms design director. Under his leadership, the Tiffany silver studio was a de facto design school for apprentice silversmiths, who worked alongside head artisan Edward C. The firm produced distinctive objects inspired by Japanese art and design, North American plants and flowers, and Native American patterns and crafts, adding aesthetic diversity to Tiffany & Co. The item "VINTAGE ESTATE TIFFANY & CO STERLING SILVER EARRINGS ATLAS 1995 HOOP HUGGIE" is in sale since Tuesday, March 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Designer, Signed\Earrings". The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.