Tiffany & Co’s Historical Show Guns

The mention of Tiffany & Co usually brings dancing images of robin egg colored boxes, but the high-end brand actually made quite a name for itself with decorative weaponry back in the late 1800s. The showguns were the creme de la creme when it came to showcasing artistry on firearms and it was the company’s way of making its mark in the industry. Their approach was revolutionary as they introduced never-before-seen techniques such as chemical etching and advanced enameling to go along with each intricate, jewel-adorned design.

To see one artist’s approach of turning guns into art, try Pedro Reyes’ Conveys Message of Peace Through Gun Transformations.

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