- Art Deco Jewelry
- Retro Jewelry
- Hendricks Lacloche is married and starts his family.
- All of his six surviving children end up in the jewelry trade.
- Léopold and Jules Lacloche leave Brussels and found Lacloche Frères at 51 rue de Châteaudun, Paris.
- Jacques and Fernand Lacloche sail for New York.
- Jacques and Fernand return from America and found Lacloche & Cie in Madrid.
- They sell jewelry designed and produced in Paris.
- Lacloche & Cie has a shop in Biarritz and opens another in San Sebastian, Spain.
- Walewyk-Lacloche opens in Madrid. They specialize in bridal baskets and hosiery. Bertha Lacloche (a younger sister) is the wife of Jacob Jacques Walewyk.
- Walewyk-Lacloche has shops in Biarritz and San Sebastian.
- Leopold and Jules open Lacloche-Gompers with Louis Gompers at rue de l’Opéra in Paris later moving to Place Vendôme.
- Soon they have shops in Aix-les-Bains, Monaco, Nice, Trouville, and Ostend Belgium.
- Jacques Lacloche, age 35, was killed in a train derailment leaving a pregnant wife and young child.
- New Lacloche Frères store at rue de la Paix, Paris.
- Lacloche Freres-Gompers is dissolved.
- Émilie Lacloche, married to Joseph Cohen (Coven), open Coven Lacloche on rue de la Paix, Paris.
- They win an honorary grand diploma at the Universal and Internation Exposition in Liège, 1905.
- Eventually, they open a store in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
- Acquired Streeter & Co. on Bond St. in London along with the inventory including the Agra Diamond.
- The Agra diamond is sold through Christie’s on February 22 to Max Meyer.
- Walewyk-Lacloche in Madrid is outfitting the future heir of the Spanish crown.
- Lacloche Freres becomes Anciens établissments Lacloche Frères owned by Léopold, Jules, and Fernand wholesale and retail jewelers.
- Lacloche Frères in Nice is closed.
- Lacloche Frères buys Carl Fabergé’s inventory in London so Fabergé can repatriate their overseas capital. The London branch of Fabergé closes.
- Jacques Jr. joins the firm in Paris.
- Eventually, he will run the London operation.
- Death of Léopold Lacloche, age 58.
- Henri and Jacques Lacloche, sons of Fernand, move to New York and open offices at 665 Fifth Ave.
- Lacloche Frères opens in Deauville for the summer season. The store remains until the close of the 1920s.
- Lacloche Frères opens in Cannes.
- Lacloche Frères awarded a Grand Prix at the Exposition internationale des artes décoratifs et industriels modernes.
- Lacloche Frères exhibits at the Arts de la bijouterie, joaillerie et orfèverie at the Musée Galliera, Paris.
- Lacloche Frères is commissioned to create the Westminster Tiara which, among its 284 diamonds, includes the Arcot I and ArcotII diamonds.
- The bankruptcy of the Société anonyme des anciens établissments Lacloche Frères announced in June.
- A la rue de la Paix (at the former address of Coven-Lacloche) is opened by one of the “Jacques”
- Four businesses owned by Lacloche are sold under a court order including rue de la Paix, Cannes, Deauville, and Biarritz.
- The Stock held in England was sold to the Stone Richardson & Somerford Group.
- Death of Fernand Lacloche, March 22.
- Nephew, Jacques Lacloche starts an eponymous business.
- Lacloche Frères reappears in London, directors unknown.
- Jacques Lacloche provides goods to the firm for three years.
- Jacques showcases his jewelry in Cannes.
- Jacques Lacloche’s designs, exhibited in Paris at the Exposition internationale des arts et techniques, are noticed by the New York Times.
- Jacques opens a salon at Place Vendôme and one in Cannes.
- Jacques was noted along with other major French luxury firms in L’Illustration for his items at the New York World’s Fair.
- Gestapo arrests Jacques Lacloche and imprisons him in a Montfleury villa. His release is secured by his friend Audrée Basax.
- Jacques marries Audrée.
- They have a son named Francis.
- Jacques Lacloche moved the Cannes location to Palais des Festivals.
- Jacques becomes the first jeweler to create a perfume, No.1.
- Jacques creates a clip brooch and earrings for the new Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly.
- Jean Dinh Van has a solo exhibition at Jacques Lacloche’s Place Vendôme location.
1965 & 1966
- Exhibitions of contemporary furnishings are held at the Place Vendôme location.
- Jacques leaves the jewelry business to devote himself to “utilitarian creation” and the Place Vendôme
- Shop closes.
- The Cannes location changes the name to Galerie J. Lacloche Édition. and exhibits jewelry by other artists.
- Francis Lacloche works with his father on his art exhibitions until they close the Jacques Lacloche gallery in 1982.
- Death of Jacques Lacloche.
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