Antique and collectible history / guilloche enamel

Victor Mayer Faberge Workmaster

The History Of Victor Mayer Jewellery And The Fabergé Connection

Victor Mayer was born in 1857. His portrait is courtesy of Victor Mayer GmbH & Co KG Pforzheim. He trained as a steel engraver and also as an artist. In 1877 he commenced his studies at the Grand Ducal School of Arts and Crafts. It was during his studies at this institution he became known as a highly talented draughtsman. Whilst studying in Vienna he also worked as an engraver to pay for his tuition. His training involved perfecting the art of guilloche engraving and enamelling. He was to become one of the finest jewellers of his time. 
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Silversmith Henry Clifford Davis And The Firm's Sterling Silver Guilloche Enamel Makeup Compacts

Silversmith Henry Clifford Davis And The Firm's Sterling Silver Guilloche Enamel Makeup Compacts

Some of our favourite sterling silver and guilloche enamel powder compacts are vanities crafted by Henry Clifford Davis. The wide variety of lid decorations and exquisitely beautiful compositions ensure these beautiful accessories pride of place in any collection. 
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Turner & Simpson Ltd A Brief History

Turner & Simpson Ltd A Brief History

Turner & Simpson were well known as makers of fine silverware, vanities, cigarette cases, snuff boxes, clocks and curios. Although the premises was purely industrial and set within the heart of Birmingham's jewellery quarter it did have the appearance of a rather large cottage. 
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