Backes & Strauss

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Backes & Strauss is an English company that designs and produces high-end luxury timepieces and jewellery.wikipedia
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Vartkess Knadjian

Vartkess Knadjian (born 12 January 1955) is an English Armenian entrepreneur and businessman, and the current CEO of the oldest diamond company in the world, Backes and Strauss.

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Backes & Strauss is an English company that designs and produces high-end luxury timepieces and jewellery.

Hanau

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Founded in 1789 in Hanau, Germany, it 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.

Franck Muller

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In November 2006, Backes & Strauss entered into a strategic partnership with the Swiss watchmaker Franck Muller Group, launching its flagship collections of Regent, Berkeley and Piccadilly watches.

Goldsmith

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By the early 19th century, Georg Carl Backes was a successful goldsmith in the city of Hanau, Germany.

The Great Exhibition

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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.

British Museum

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An Assyrian-style bracelet registered by J. F. Backes & Sons in 1872 can be found in the British Museum.

Goldsmiths' Hall

The company's London office was established in 1814, and the company hallmark was registered at Goldsmith's Hall in London in 1878.

Antwerp

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In 1953, an office was founded in Antwerp by Gerald Stroud under the direction of Robert Lee and Gustave Ponet.

Mayfair

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The main company operations are run from both Mayfair, London and Geneva in Switzerland.

Geneva

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The main company operations are run from both Mayfair, London and Geneva in Switzerland.

Diamond clarity

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All diamonds at Backes & Strauss are D, E or F colour and internally flawless with only a very, very slight inclusion.

List of companies based in London

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Germans in the United Kingdom

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Backes & Strauss, the world's oldest diamond company was founded in 1789 by German businessmen Georg Carl Backes and (later on) Max Strauss.

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Backes & Strauss, English company that designs and produces high-end luxury timepieces and jewellery