David Webb (1925-1975) was an American jeweler. On July 28, 1948, he founded his own brand, the company, which opened at 2 West 46th Street. Born in Asheville, North Carolina in 1925, Webb was a self-taught designer whose work included dragon bracelets, Maltese cross brooches and animal motifs. In 1964, The Duke of Windsor purchased a bracelet for his wife. Webb died from pancreatic cancer in 1975. The business has been in continuous operation and in 2010 was purchased by estate jewelers Mark Emanuel, Sima Ghadamian and Robert Sadian.