Georg Jensen was a Danish silversmith and designer who achieved international prominence for modern metal design. By 1935 the firm had branches all over the world and carried more than 3,000 patterns in open stock. After his death the business was carried on by his son, Søren Georg Jensen. In 1973 the company became part of the Royal Scandinavia Group. The Company continues to manufacture iconic cutlery, by famous Scandinavian designers.