Tiffany & Co. Brief History

The most famous U.S. jeweler – Tiffany & Co.

The jewelry enterprise Tiffany & Co. can trace its origins back to 1837, when it was founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in New York.

Due to the prominent location of its flagship store on the famous Fifth Avenue, which opened its doors in 1910, Tiffany’s soon became a widely successful brand, going as far being named the royal purveyor to the imperial court in Vienna.

Audrey Hepburn played a significant role in introducing the fine jewelry brand to a global audience, when she starred in ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ as the highly styled main character, Holly Golightly. Tiffany & Co. has always been at the forefront of jewelry trends since its inception. In 2013, it released a collection for the film adaptation of the classic novel ‘The Great Gatsby’.