1850

E. Wolfe & Co Founded

The Ewolfe & Company Workshop was founded in London by the Wolfe family.

“The Tiara Makers”

The business grew and it was during the 20th Century in particular that E. Wolfe & Co became a revered name in the jewellery trade. During this period the Company were renowned as “The Tiara Makers” creating more than a thousand tiaras.

1900
1902

Queen Alexandra’s Coronation

E. Wolfe were commissioned by Carrington & Company to make the Royal crown for Queen Alexandra’s 1902 coronation.

The Imperial Crown of India

E. Wolfe made the second of its Royal crowns; the Imperial Crown of India commissioned by Garrard and Company for the 1911 Delhi Durbar.

1911
1913

The Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara

The Workshop completed the Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara, often worn by Diana Princess of Wales.

First World War

The E. Wolfe Workshop were enlisted as soldiers during the First World War.

1914 – 1918
1917

The Russian Fringe Tiara

The Russian Fringe Tiara was made for Garrard & Company worn by the Queen Mother and both Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Anne at their respective weddings.

The Cornelius Family

The last of the Wolfe family retired. The young jewellery designers who had been working for the company for the past sixteen years – William Cornelius and William Davies – seized the chance to buy the business. The Cornelius family has managed E. Wolfe & Co ever since and is today in its fourth generation.

1932
1939 – 1945

Second World War

During the Second World War the Workshop was heavily involved in the war effort with the craftsmen working on the production of Spitfire airplane parts.

Today’s E. Wolfe & Co

Today, E. Wolfe & Co is widely respected for its experienced craftsmanship, executing bespoke orders, creating beautiful engagement rings and manufacturing its unique bird and animal jewellery.

The Present Day