Eduard (Eduardo) HEUSCH SCHMAL was born in Aachen (Aix-La-Chapelle - Germany) on January 13, 1865, the son of Ludwig August Hugo HEUSCH (1836-1908) and Klara SCHMAL Heusch (1847-1879).
The genealogy of the Heusch family can be traced to the XIII th century in the city of Limburg Germany and in the XIX th century in the city of Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle) Germany, known for the shrine of Charlemagne.
Eduard Hugo Heusch with his brother, Karl Hugo Heusch, managed factories in Aachen under the names of Hugo Heusch & Co. and Hugo Heusch Eduard Sohn.
the end of the19th century, Eduard Heusch moved to Paris (France), and founded a factory to produce simulated pearls under the name of Soci?t? des perles
des Indes E. Heusch & Co..
At the beginning of the XX th century Eduard Heusch established in Barcelona (Spain) a metallurgical
factory, La Metal?rgica Espa?ola S.A. (LME) which manufactured sewing needles, safety pins, zippers and other
personal care articles under several trade names, including El Dragon.
In Manacor, on the island of Mallorca (Spain), he founded the Ind?stria
Espa?ola de Perlas Imitaci?n S.A. which manufactured simulated pearls. After his death, his children renamed the pearl factory as "Perlas Majorica" Majorica (Majorica Pearls). This
trademark is known today worldwide for producing the finest simulated pearls.