Some Boucher hallmarks include: MB, Marcel Boucher, Marboux, Boucher, Parisina [used for sterling made in Mexico] and Earrite. Usually this mark was accompanied by the Phrygian Cap.
This mark is taken from the helmet worn by the French during the Revolution. Founder (s): 1960s - 1970s -Very little is known about this company.
By 1928 there were 25,000 reps selling the companies products. This jewelry is of higher quality than most Avon pieces. Follow the link above to visit the B David Gallery to see the crown.
In 1939 the company changed it's name to Avon Products, Inc. There is an ongoing discussion as to whether the certain hallmarks associated with this company are actually hallmarks belonging to Avon of Belleville. This company is not associated with Avon Products, the "Avon Calling" company. Signature Designs: Pretty, high quality rhinestone combinations, dainty jewelry. Founders: Alvin Rice, Robert Rice and Louis Mark-1946 -1957, Providence RI-This was not jewelry produced by Mc Clelland Barclay which is very expensive and will have the full signature as a hallmark. Signature Designs: Rhinestones in colors [very often blue] set in gold tone metal.
Back to top Founder (s): Benny [B] Steinberg, Hy Slovitt [S] and Kaslo [K] - New York City-1948 to the early 1980s-BSK manufactured mid-quality costume jewelry that was sold in department stores. Average quality jewelry with enameling and rhinestones. Produced a line of enamel and rhinestone jewelry called "My Fair Lady".