Davidson's Jewellers

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Ottawa

(613) 234-4136

790 Bank Street
(Bank St. @ Third Ave)
Ottawa, ON K1S 3V6 (Map)

Store Hours
Mon Closed
Tue 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sun Closed

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Max Strauss Bracelet

Stock # B2538

Max Strauss B2538

Max Strauss Bracelet

Stock # B2538

Designer Series Diamond Bracelet

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Product Details

Stock Number B2538
Department Fashion
Type Bracelet
Material 14K Gold

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Davidson's Jewellers Max Strauss
Max Strauss

Max Strauss (1841 - 1903) was one of the two founding fathers of Backes and Strauss. With roots dating from 1789, Backes and Strauss is the oldest diamond company in the world. By the early 19th century, Georg Carl Backes was a successful goldsmith in the city of Hanau, Germany. During this time, his company (originally named Backes & Co.) had become so successful that he sent his twenty-four year old son Johann Franz to London, England to open a new office. After Georg Carl's death in 1819, his son continued trading and the manufacturing of diamonds and jewellery. Examples were shown at London's Great Exhibition in 1851 and two pages of its official catalogue were devoted to illustrations of J.F. Backes's jewellery. By then, Johann had been joined in the business by his sons, Charles and William and in 1856, the company employed an office boy by the name of Max Strauss. Ten years later he was promoted to the position of Town Traveller and Agent and fifteen years later, Max Strauss was managing J.F. Backes & Co.. In 1873, the company began trading as 'Backes & Strauss'. Jewellery manufacturing activities in Britain started in 1877 with the ...