The Romance in Platinum, Since 1898. Expect The Best from Your Whitehouse Brothers Purchase of an Original Design and Unique Character. Whitehouse Brothers’ designs feature hand engravings of floral motifs, scroll designs, organic patterns, and interwoven lines. Each ring has a unique story.The individual designs features and the artistic elements create character and complexity that appeal to an individual’s history and personality. Like Fine Lace Made of Diamonds Timeless Elegance Filigree jewelry is timeless and elegant. It has been said that filigree jewelry is like fine lace fashioned out of platinum and diamonds. The beauty is found in the unique details — floral motifs, scroll designs, emeralds, channel-set diamonds and fine beads of platinum. Just like the loved ones in your life, each piece has a history and these details are an expression of character. The Whitehouse Brothers designs produced today were brought from Germany and adapted in the early part of the 20th Century in “The Jewelry City” of Cincinnati. The Victorian, Art Nouveau and Edwardian periods are the three points in art history that most influence the jewelry of Whitehouse Brothers. Popular motifs that you will see from this time period are floral images, organic patterns, and interwoven asymmetric flowing lines. As Art Deco styles came onto the scene during the 1920s, more geometric and abstract patterns emerged. You can see hints of art deco in the outside edges of many pieces.