The patriarch, Hendricks Lacloche, and his wife raised a family comprised of six children, four boys and two girls all of whom were destined to enter the jewelry trade in one way or another. Upon their return to Europe, Jacques and Fernand opened a new entity, Lacloche et Cie, in Madrid selling jewelry created in Paris and quickly developed a loyal following among the Spanish aristocracy. Soon, the Lacloche brothers are bedecking the crowned heads of Europe in some of the finest jewels of the day. Following suit with their brothers, they also establish shops in the thermal spa town of Aix-les-Bains, the Principality of Monaco, the French Riviera town of Nice, the seaside town of Trouville, and Ostend Belgium, again by the sea. Enamel and Diamond Case, c. Jacques Lacloche.
Omega, Seamaster Automatic, on Very Rare Gay Freres 18k Gold Bracelet, Circa 1950's. ...
Omega, Seamaster Automatic, on Very Rare Gay Freres 18k Gold | Lot # | Heritage Auctions
The avid watch enthusiast is well aware that every timepiece is the result of countless individual parts assembled in many steps by master mechanics. First-class watches are only created when all components fit together perfectly. The same applies to the harmony of bracelet and case. A company that was a supplier for all the major watch brands in the 20th century, but now seems to have disappeared.
Stunning French Gay Freres 18K Yellow Gold Elephant Bangle Bracelet
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Schlumberger was born in then-German Mulhouse , France to a well-to-do family involved in textile manufacturing. He sketched constantly during his youth, but his parents tried to discourage his artistic interest by refusing to allow him to undertake formal training. Schlumberger began his career creating buttons for Elsa Schiaparelli in the s.