Silversmiths Directory & Sterling Marks

Alphabetical by Name

Richmond to Roehm

Richmond & Flint

Nashville, TN 1816-1823
Barton Richmond and F.P. Flint.

Franklin Richmond (1792-1869)

Providence, RI  c. 1817-1858
Silversmith, jeweler and watchmaker.

Horace Richmond (1790-1855)

Canadaigua, NY 1814-1834 and Tremont, IL 1835-1855
Silversmith and jeweler.

J.J. Rider

Salem, MA c. 1830

Charles Thomas Ridgway

Amherst, MA c. 1833 and Nashua, NH 1834-1906
Partnered with his father James Ridgway in the firm of James Ridgway & Co. c. 1833-1840.  Silversmith and jeweler.

James Ridgway (1780-1840)

Worcester, MA c. 1801-1802; Newark, NJ c. 1802; Groton, MA c. 1805-1816; Keene, NH 1817-1829; Amherst, NH 1830-1834; and Nashua, NH 1834-1840
Partnered with his son Charles T. Ridgway under the name of James Ridgway & Co. c. 1834-1840.

John Ridgway (1780-1851)

Boston, MA  1805-1851
Was in the partnership of John Ridgway & Son with John Ridgway, Jr. 1837-1851.

John E. Rigden

Georgetown, DC 1796-1819 and Baltimore 1814-c. 1844 (overlap)

Benjamin McKenny Riggs

Paris, KY and Falmouth, KY c. 1825-1839

George Washington Riggs

Georgetown, DC 1805-1810 and Baltimore, MD 1810-1848
Was in the partnership of Riggs & Griffith with C. Greenberry Griffith 1916-1818.

Richard Riggs

Philadelphia, PA c. 1810-1819

Elijah M. Ringo

Fayetteville, TN c. 1824-1857
Silversmith, clock and watchmaker.

Ritter & Sullivan

Baltimore, MD  1900-1915
Founded by Gottlob Ritter and Wyndham A. Sullivan.  Makers of Baltimore style repoussé holloware.

Henry M. Ritterband

New York, NY c. 1832-1855

Roswell Walstein Roath

Norwich, CT 1826-1849; New York, NY c. 1831; Chicago, IL
1856-1860; and Denver, CO 1860-1870
Silversmith and jeweler.

Ruth Roach

Plainfield, IA c. 1950-1969 and Naples, FL 1969-1979
Studio jeweler.

Robbins, Biddle & Co.

Philadelphia, PA  1876-1877
Jeremiah Robbins, Samuel Biddle, and William A. Wiedersheim.

Robbins, Clark & Biddle

Philadelphia, PA  c. 1870-1876
Joined with Bailey & Co. to become Bailey, Banks & Biddle.

Charles M. Robbins / Charles M. Robbins Co. / The Robbins Co.

Attleboro, MA  1892-2007
Charles M. Robbins was in the partnership of Mason & Robbins
with Frederick Mason 1892-1894. His business was incorporated as the Charles M. Robbins Co. in 1900, and Robbins retired in 1910.  The business became The Robbins Co. in 1912.  It merged with The Tharpe Co. in 2007 to form The TharpeRobbins Co. and was renamed Engage2Excel in 2015.

George Robbins

Philadelphia, PA  1833-1851

Edwin Morrison Roberts (1819-1903)

East Hartford, CT  c. 1845-1890
Had the business of E.M. Roberts & Co. 1860-1879.  Was in the partnership of E.M. Roberts & Son with Joseph Roberts and Wallace Kenyon 1880-1890.  Silversmith and silverplate manufacturer.

S. & E. Roberts

Trenton, NJ 1844-c. 1882
Brothers Samuel and Edmund Roberts.

Samuel Roberts

Trenton, NJ 1832-c. 1883
Was in the partnership of S. & E. Roberts 1844-c. 1882.

Anthony W. Robinson (d. 1802)

Trenton, NJ 1788-1795 and Philadelphia, PA 1796-1802
Was a partner in the firm of Dikenson & Robinson 1796-1798.

Benjamin Robinson

Philadelphia, PA 1818-1844

Hannah Robinson (1803-1878)

Wilmington, DE  1845-1866
Woman silversmith. The mark to the right is believed to be her retailer’s mark.  Robinson’s maker’s mark is an incuse H. Robinson in a rectangle.

John Foulk Robinson (1812-1867)

Wilmington, DE 1842-1865 and Brandywine, DE 1865-1867

O. Robinson

New Haven, CT c. 1800

William F. Robinson

Philadelphia, PA 1835 and Wilmington, DE c. 1841-1849

Rockwell Silver Co.

Meriden, CT 1907-1978
Merged with the Silver City Glass Co. to form Decorex Industries.
Makers of sterling holloware and silver overlay items.

Edward Rockwell

New York, NY  1803-1846
Was in the partnership of E. & S.S. Rockwell with Samuel Strong Rockwell 1815-1846.

John Rockwell

Lansingburg, NY c. 1787-1795
Was a partner in the firm of Yates & Rockwell c. 1787-1788 and then Rockwell, Smith & Whitney with David Smith and Henry Whitney c. 1788-1789.

Samuel D. Rockwell

New York, NY 1834-1853 and Yonkers, NY 1856-1859

Leopold S. Rocquet

New Orleans, LA 1827-1841

Roden Bros.

Toronto, ON  1891-c. 1955
Acquired by Henry Birks & Sons.

James Roe

Kingston, NY c. 1770

William Roe

Albany, NY 1776; Kingston, NY 1776-1800; Troy, NY 1805-1825; and New York, NY 1826-1830
In the partnership of Roe & Stollenwerck c. 1800.

Roehm & Wright

Detroit, MI 1872-1886
Founded by J.F. Roehm and Henry W. Wright.  Manufacturing jewelers.