Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks & Makers' Marks
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American Silver Marks ~ Sterling & Coin Silver

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W.M. Root & Brother
W. M. Root & Brother
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Active c.1853-c.1858, Washington McDonough Root & Laurens Mattoon Root, retailing silversmiths & jewelers.

Rosebud, Sterling
location unknown
mid-20th century, mark is found on sterling silver baby spoons & children's flatware.

Rosene, Sterling Caroline Gleick Rosene

San Francisco, CA
c1940s-c1960s, studio jeweler

HR conjoined, Herman Roth Herman Roth
Larchmont, New York
active 1940s/50s
Silversmith & studio jeweler

Royal Crest Royal Crest
Newark, New Jersey ~ c.1930s - 50s
Trademark of the Empire Crafts Corp., became a subsidiary of Oneida ca.1960s

R, orb
East Aurora, New York
Active c.1905-c.1930, a reformist community of craft workers founded by Elbert Hubbard in 1895. In metalwork, they are known primarily for copperware, but were known to have made some silverplate and the occassional piece of sterling (possibly only jewelry). Karl Kipp and Walter Jennings were noted designer/craftsmen.

HR, sterling
Hudson Roysher
Los Angeles, California
(b.1911-d.1993) active c.1935-1975, modernist silversmith, favored use of exotic woods with silver, specialized in ecclesiastic work after c.1960.

Rudd & Scudder
Rudd & Scudder
New York, NY
Active c.1847-c.1854, silversmiths, jewelers, and watchmakers. Probably Joseph Rudd & Egbert Scudder, successors to Fellows, Rudd & Scudder

Carlo Ruopoli Sterling
Carl Ruopoli
probably New York
Active 1920s - 1950s, maker of handwrought jewelry. Produced for Danecraft and Black, Starr & Gorham in the later years.

Ruser, copyright
William Ruser
Beverly Hills, California
(b.1908-d.1994) Worked at Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin, and by the 1930s was in charge of their Los Angeles branch. In the mid 1940s, Ruser opened his own shop and became one of the top jewelers to the stars. Ruser retired in 1969 and sold his establishment to Van Cleef & Arpels. Worked primarily in gold with precious stones & pearls but did some sterling, known for his figurals.

Wm.Russell & Son
William Russell & Son
Bardstown, Kentucky
Active c.1859-after 1870, jewelers & retail silversmiths.

Lucas Ryerson
Wayne, New Jersey
(b.1771-d.1855) Active c.1790-c.1840, silversmith & clock maker.

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