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Entrepreneur Charles Tiffany co-founded Tiffany & Young, which later became the premier jewelry store Tiffany & Co.
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He is responsible for the first retail catalog and for the "Tiffany setting," the six-prong configuration that became the company's signature engagement-ring setting. Another aspect of his legacy comes in the form of his son, designer Louis Comfort Tiffany, who succeeded him as the firm's director and became equally famous for his work with glass and lamps.
As of 2013, Tiffany & Co. was a multipronged international corporation worth more than $8 billion.
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