Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Makers' Marks
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American Modernist Jewelers & Silversmiths VI

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American Modernist Jewelers & Silversmiths
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Esther Lewittes

Los Angeles, CA
active late 1930s-1960s

Livingston Sterling

E. Byrne Livingston
New York, NY
Active 1930s-50s
Estelle Livingston, jeweler, early modernist, exhibited in 1937 "Contemporary Industrial and Handwrought Silver" at the Brooklyn Museum, work in collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, referenced in "Craft in the Machine Age" pub.1995, taught at Hunter College in the 1930s

Paul Lobel

New York, NY & Provincetown, RI
Industrial Designer, sculptor & jeweler
Jewelry from c.1943

Charles Loloma Jewelry Charles Loloma

Hotevilla, AZ
Hopi tribal member, one of the first Native American modernists, master jeweler famous for stone mosaic inlay, worked in both silver & gold

Ted Lowy Sterling Jewelry

Ted Lowy

South Orange, NJ
Operated shop from 1960-1985, primarily cast sterling work, member: Artist-Craftsmen of New York

Nita Lustig Sterling Jewelry Nita Lustig (Platosh)

Chicago, IL & Naples, FL
handwrought sterling jewelry

Macchiarini Sterling Jewelry

Peter Macchiarini

San Francisco, CA
Succeeded by his son, Daniel Macchiarini

Everett Macdonald jewelry Everett Macdonald

Laguna Beach, CA

Macefield Sterling Jewelry
William Mason & Leonard Field
Winchester, MA
Active c.1950 to 1980s
Macefield was their shop's name

KJM, Matzdorf Kurt J. Matzdorf

New Paltz, New York
Active from c.1950, maker of handwrought sterling holloware and notable pieces of judaica. Taught silversmithing for nearly 30 years at SUNY, New Paltz. Received the 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of North American Goldsmiths.

Everett Macdonald jewelry Everett Macdonald

Laguna Beach, CA

Nancy Meek jewelry Nancy Meek (Pocock)

Ontario, Canada
handwrought silver jewelry, later work signed Nancy Meek Pocock

Jo Michels Sterling Jo Michels
New York, NY
Active 1940s/50s
jeweler, shop located in Greenwich Village on West 8th Street. Shop also retailed work by Mary Gage and Lillian Pines.

FAM Frederick A. Miller
Cleveland, Ohio
Active 1940s/50s
Active from 1940, maker of handwrought sterling holloware, he worked independently and for Potter-Mellon, eventually becoming the owner of the firm. Taught silversmithing for nearly 30 years at the Cleveland Institute of Art.

JPM John Paul Miller
Cleveland, Ohio
Active 1940s/50s
Active from c.1946 jeweler working in gold and silver, renowned for his fine enamel and granulation work. Teacher at the Cleveland Institute of Art.

Paul Miller
New York
active 1950s/60s
Peggy Miller jewelry Peggy Miller
active 1950s/60s

Baltimore, MD
handwrought metal jewelry, usually copper or brass

Frank Miraglia
New York
active 1950s/60s

Keith Monroe jewelry Keith Monroe

San Francisco, CA
sculptor & maker of handwrought silver jewelry, often incorporating wood and found objects, exhibited Walker Art Center in 1948
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Norwegian Makers
Finnish Hallmarks
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German Hallmarks
French Hallmarks
Dutch Hallmarks
British Hallmarks Explained
World Hallmarks
American Silver Marks

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