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Thomas L. Mott

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of 79 Vyse Street, Birmingham, 18. Telephone: Northern 1500. Cables: "Mottoes, Birmingham". (1929 and 1947)

  • Thomas L. Mott jewellery dates from 1875.
  • He instigated the fashion for butterfly wing jewellery after exhibiting at the British Empire Exhibition of 1924.
  • His company was the largest producer of butterfly wing jewellery in the 1920s and 1930s.
  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Butterfly Wing Specialities - Brooches, Compacts, Clocks, Pictures, Rings, Toilet Sets; also pictures of Local Views and Souvenirs made with butterfly wings. Also Manufacturers of the popular Black Opaline Jewellery. (Stand Nos. J.65 and J.93) [1]
  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Butterfly Wing Jewellery and Butterfly Wing Picture Ware. Fashion Jewellery in Brooches, Necklets, Bracelets, Clip Ear Rings. Novelty Bracelet-Charms. Souvenirs. (Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. E.1732) [2]


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Sources of Information

  • [1] Heritage Jewellery
  • [2] Ladies Compacts Website