The Litinvs Story

An Ancient Brand Vitality & His Independent Creativity Since 1745,





We have an outstanding heritage of portrait cameos expertise that stretches back over centuries, which is proved by national poets and writers of that time (Alexandros Pepekas Papadiamantis, & Constantine Peter Cavafy). Creative talent of our portrait cameo manufacturing middle 18th century commissioned to create portraits for individuals and several important personalities.

ENGRAVED GEMSTONE PORTRAIT OF THE FRENCH LOUIS-NAPOLEON BONAPARTE BY LITINVS 1874.


Litinvs have the virtue of patience throughout 300 year modern history, high skilled knowledge with experience and education creates exclusive engraved gemstone jewels from photograph, he reserved a Heritage property for the exclusive making of your portrait.




1745 - 1839


 


LITINVS EUTYCHIOS TSOUTIS PROPERTY IN ATHENS SINCE 1745.


Litinvs Eutychios Tsoutis has been perpetuating the tradition 18th century, official begin his activity since 1839 as a teenager 3rd great grandfather opens his workshop in the "Heroes square" located in the ancient older section of the old town labyrinthine streets and neoclassical architecture of the area.

Litinvs carved the gemstone portrait of the British poet and adventurer Lord Byron & several army force marshals. These portraits were commissioned in 1777-1825 by the Greek authorites to commemorate the War succession of independence. Litinvs creates works with the "Great Powers" when King Otto second son of King Ludwig I of Bavaria ascended the newly throne of Greece regarded Litinvs for his bravery to rebuild peace between the democratical elections and commissioned portrait cameos. 

Eutychios had extraordinary patience on detailed workmanship the family workshop recognized Lithoglyph  works to some extend be defined ancient Graeco-Roman Times quality criteria, Litho as small stone, glyph  executed in a relief on some substance precious either for its beauty, rarity, or hardness, glyph relative with glyptic art in small precious stones.



1839 - 1923


 

 

LITINVS ZACHARIAH TSOUTIS 1894.


Litinvs Zachariah Tsoutis 2nd great grandfather continou the workshop, the greatest learning for Litinvs to manufacture portrait cameos precision according ancient Graeco-Roman quality criteria, took the chance continously from father to son perpetuating a unique heritage workmanship

Zachariah took the family business introduced new inventions, safe hook and precision hand tools, Zachariah had notable clients to commemorate exclusive famous portraits "Great Powers" & "Royalty" for several successions.



ENGRAVED GEMSTONE PORTRAIT OF PRINCESS MARGARET OF CONNAUGHT CHARLOTTE AUGUSTA NORAH BY LITINVS 1905.




ENGRAVED GEMSTONE PORTRAIT OF THE  FRENCH LOUIS-NAPOLEON BONAPARTE BY LITINVS 1874.


1923 - 1967


  


LITINVS CONSTANTINE TSOUTIS & HIS BROTHER MICHAEL CORPORATION.


Litinvs Constantine Tsoutis 1st great grandfather and Michael Tsoutis continou the tradition together till 1967.

Michael Tsoutis commissioned the engraving works for the National Bank, the old German and British aristocracy quickly become Litinvs’s clientele. 

In 1967 his son Litinvs Zachariah Tsoutis considered it appropriate to write the technique precision his family knew in modern times from 18th century the portrait cameo jewellery manufacturing he gave the chance to the following descendants Constantine Tsoutis to continue the Litinvs tradition till today.



ENGRAVED GEMSTONE PORTRAIT SIR JOHN DAVISON ROCKEFELLER BY LITINVS 1947.




2007


 


LITINVS CONSTANTINE TSOUTIS CONTINUES THE TRADITION.


Litinvs is an independent engraved gemstone jeweller manufacturer, illustrate the virtue of patience from the begining. Its independence enables it to go its own way and control its own destiny.


Litinvs Constantine Tsoutis continues the engraving gemstone jewel tradition,
 the story of a unique heritage workmanship, combination of patience, experience, ingenuity & passion the Litinvs safeguards and revitalizes in all its disciplines skills.

Its capacity to innovate reflects a brand's vitality, his creativity and ingenuity have not faded, but steadily increased ; witness the fact since 2007, Litinvs invented the first Complicated High Cameo included the E.S.I, Eyesight Improvement, and several technical inventions to improve a comprehensive engineering and portrait jewelry development process when wearing Litinvs jewels.

Today Litinvs Constantine creates the portrait of the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II to commemorate her 60 year diamond jubilee.

All his creations are branded the Litinvs seal of quality apply to the jewellery art work, gemstone & metal surface that defines all competencies and features of relevance to the creation precision and durability through the centuries.

ENGRAVED GEMSTONE PORTRAIT OF THE BRITISH MONARCH QUEEN ELIZABETH II BY LITINVS 2016.

Litinvs Constantine says, 

"In 
our owned-workshop, we have remarkable degree of patience, understand always our clients to explore the portrait imagination uninhibited by commercial restraints. So.. where to look for inspiration? Litinvs uses patience as a prime example ;

Allegory of Patience

that pays homage to all aspects of the engraving art work and invention–particularly the detailed gem portrait jewel with (ESI) eyesight improvement. The task of initiating a new, or even unique Portrait Engraved Jewel from a photograph is an act of,

Creative Bravery

Litinvs must always ask, how beautiful will it be? Not how many will we sell".

President Litinvs Constantine Tsoutis