History of Tiffany Jewelry House

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Every girl or woman is delighted only having heard this famous name or having seen this fine box of gentle blue color! Tiffany is elegance, luxury and classics.

The jewelry house honors the traditions and its glorious history.

Today we want to introduce you to its history of success and development which began 150 years ago.

In 1837 Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young opened their first shop in the very heart of New York. Some stationery goods were sold there. The revenue was small at the beginning. Their business was not impetuous, though it was at that time when such iconic Tiffany elements appeared as its beautiful blue box and its famous Blue Book (catalogue).

In 1851 the businessmen became more popular with their bijouterie and silver jewelry.

From 1861 Tiffany jewelry house gained popularity among high society, even the first lady, Mary Lincoln, preferred this wonderful jewelry.

In 1867 Tiffany & Co. was awarded and recognized at the World Jewelry Show in Paris.

One more important event took place in some years – the creation of the famous Tiffany wedding ring. This gorgeous model is extremely popular nowadays, too.

In the late 80-ies of the 19th century Tiffany jewelry house specialized in the manufacture of luxury and expensive jewelry with diamonds of exceptional quality. By the way, the concept of Carat (the unit for measuring the weight of precious stones) also belongs to this famous jewelry house, or rather to its leading specialist J. Kunz.

After the famous film adaptation of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” with inimitable Audrey Hepburn, the popularity of the brand reached its highest point!

Today there are more than 150 Tiffany & Co. boutiques all around the world. This legendary brand honors the traditions, adhere to classics and elegance, though goes boldly with the times!

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