12" X 8" X 5. Rare and beautiful, this Tiffany & Company jewelry box is like no other. It is a limited edition that is no longer available, and is highly collectible. The largest of such boxes made by Tiffany, it is rectangular, and measures 12 inches long, 8 inches deep and 5 inches high. Made of textured leather on the exterior, it is lined with soft off-white sueded fabric, has two top removable trays with ring slots, small jewelry spaces, and necklace areas and two bottom compartments for larger items, bangles, necklaces and such.There are also four small pillows that can be used to cover loose items so they don't jangle all over if you move the box. Guaranteed authentic, the inside top is embossed. T has silver-tone palladium hardware, including lock, keys, hinges and snaps on pillows. Two keys hang on a leather strap that have blue enamel centers, and are marked Tiffany & Co. It comes with a signature sleeper bag, and in its original Tiffany box. Altogether, weighs about 5 pounds. It would make an unforgettable and enduring gift for the one you love, or be a lasting and luxurious treasure chest for your own favorite gems and bling. It could also be used as a display item. This is a new item without tags. It has never been used, and is free of imperfections. It comes in its original Tiffany box, which shows shelf wear.
It comes from a smoke-free home. In the 1800's, Tiffany & Co. Discovered a newly emerging American style that departed from the European design aesthetic.
A departure from the ceremonial patterns and Victorian mannered opulence, Tiffany was inspired by the natural world, and consequent simplicity, harmony and clarity. Tiffany first achieved international recognition at the 1867 Paris Worlds fair. The company was awarded the grand prize for silver craftsmanship, the first time that an American design house had been so honored by a foreign jury.
Tiffany was the first American company to employ the British silver standard (92% pure). Largely through the efforts of Charles Lewis Tiffany, this standard was adopted by the U. Government The Tiffany & Co.
Silver studio was the first American school of design. Apprentices were encouraged to observe and sketch nature, and to explore the vast collections of sketches and artwork assembled by Edward C. Moore, the celebrated silversmith and head of the studio. By 1870 Tiffany & Co. Had become the America's premier silversmith and purveyor of jewels and timepieces.
In 1878 Tiffany acquired one of the world's largest and finest fancy yellow diamonds from the Kimberley diamond mines in South Africa. Under the guidance of Tiffany's eminent gemologist, Dr. George Frederick Kunz, the diamond was cut from 287.42 carats to 128.54 carats with 82 facets, which gave the stone its legendary fire and brilliance. Named the Tiffany Diamond, the stone became an exemplar of Tiffany craftsmanship.
The legacy of Tiffany design is richly told in the annual Blue Book Collection, featuring Tiffanys and the worlds most spectacular jewels. Initially published in 1845, the Tiffany Blue Book was the first such catalogue to be distributed in the U. Since 1878, the signature Tiffany Blue® color has distinguished the catalogues cover, as well as the famous Tiffany Blue Box®, an icon of style and sophistication.
In 1886 Tiffany introduced the engagement ring as we know it today. Previously, diamond rings were set in bezels. Tiffanys ring was designed to highlight brilliant-cut diamonds by lifting the stone off the band into the light. This famous ring was named the Tiffany® Setting.To this day, it is the most sought-after symbol of true love. Tiffanys enterprise was now the worlds diamond authority. At the same time, the world had embarked on the Age of Expositions that took place in Europe and America. At every venue, Tiffany won the highest honors.
The companys exhibit at the 1889 Paris fair was heralded as the most extraordinary collection of jewels ever produced by an American jewelry house. Tiffany produced an equally praiseworthy collection for the 1900 Paris fair, along with magnificent silver pieces based on Native American designs.
This unprecedented number of awards led to Tiffanys appointment as Royal Jeweler to the crowned heads of Europe, as well as the Ottoman Emperor and the Czar of Russia. With the death of Charles Lewis Tiffany in 1902, Louis Comfort Tiffany, the founders son, became Tiffanys first art director.His position as Americas leading designer was well established by 1882, when President Chester Arthur invited him to redecorate the White House. By 1900 the younger Tiffany was a world leader in the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts movements. The famed artist created a remarkable range of designs, from technically brilliant leaded glass to colorful enameled and painterly jewels based on American plants and flowers. Throughout the jewelers history, the most prominent members of American society were Tiffany customers. Vanderbilts, Astors, Whitneys and Havemeyers adorned their evening dress in Tiffany diamonds and commissioned the company to produce gold and silver services. As the 20th century progressed, Tiffany designs captured the spirit of the times, from the extravagance of the 1920s to the modernism of the 1930s and the aerodynamic age of the 1940s and 1950s. Tiffany china set the stage for White House dinners and Tiffany jewels accented the elegant clothes of the worlds most glamorous women, including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Elizabeth Taylor and Diana Vreeland. Very often Jean Schlumberger created their jewels. This great 20th century jewelry designer arrived at Tiffany in 1956. His bejeweled flowers, birds and ocean life remain the pride of Tiffany & Co. Throughout Tiffanys history, the U.
Government has called upon the company to create commemorative designs. Among them are ceremonial swords for Civil War generals; the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nations highest military award; and the 1885 redesign of the Great Seal of the United States, which appears on the one-dollar bill. Business and professional organizations have also commissioned Tiffany to create custom designs. The most well known is the Vince Lombardi Trophy for the National Football League Super Bowl® Championship.Tiffany has created the trophy since the first Super Bowl in 1967. In addition to Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany welcomed other visionary designers, including Elsa Peretti, who transformed 1970s jewelry design with an elegant simplicity based on natural forms; and Paloma Picasso, who followed in 1980 with jewelry of bold originality.
Throughout the companys history, Tiffany designers have drawn on the natural world for inspiration. Nature is also the source of the precious metals and gemstones necessary for creating their designs. Tiffany was an early proponent of obtaining these materials in ways that are socially and environmentally responsible. Chairman and CEO Michael J. Kowalski, has said, Our position as a leader in the luxury jewelry market gives us the opportunity and the responsibility to conduct our business in a manner that is consistent with our core beliefsprotection of the environment, respect for human rights and support for the communities in which we do business.In 2012 Tiffany marked its 175th anniversary. In honor of this milestone, the Tiffany Diamond was reset in a magnificent necklace of dazzling white diamonds. This priceless gem is symbolic of a heritage based on the highest standards of quality and design excellence. These standards have made Tiffany & Co. One of Americas great institutions, a world-renowned jeweler with over 200 stores worldwide, and something more: the trusted maker of gifts that will be treasured for a lifetime. The item "TIFFANY & CO JEWELRY BOX CASE Retired Blue Leather Large 12'X8X5 $1,475 Retail" is in sale since Saturday, December 1, 2018.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Jewelry Boxes & Organizers\Jewelry Holders & Organizers\Multi-Purpose". The seller is "tainadorisa" and is located in Essex Fells, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Mexico.