Guidon, Rémond, Gide & Cie. Jean-Georges Rémond, was active in Geneva from 1783 until approximately 1820. He became Master Goldsmith on 22 December 1783
Examples, information and price guides of antique gold automatons including a Swiss musical automaton snuff box entitled "The Music Lesson".
Information on The House of Faberge and gallery of items including cameos made by the firm. The House of Fabergé is a jewellery firm founded in 1842
A& J Zimmerman was founded in 1879 by Arthur S. Zimmerman and John Ulrich Zimmerman. It was registered as a limited company in 1902, and finished trading in 1930. Some examples of their work are shown below.
Information on Solomon Blanckensee and Sons including an image of their silver maker's mark. Also a gallery of their silverware including a novelty skeleton
Examples of Charles Rawling & William Summers silver makers marks and their wares including a silver musical automaton and a novelty match holder
The ruby is the birthstone of July although from the 15th century up to the early 20th century it was considered the birthstone of December