Silversmiths Directory & Sterling Marks

Alphabetical by Name

Bostwick to Brewer

Zalmon Stone Bostwick (b. 1811)

New York, NY  1844-1852
Successor to William Thomson.

Henry Bosworth (1794-1853)

Fredonia, NY  1817-1853

Samuel Bosworth

Buffalo, NY 1816-1837

Gideon Bennett Botsford

Woodbury, CT 1797-c. 1825

Heloise Boudo

Charleston, SC 1827-1837
Woman silversmith. Carried on the business of her husband, Louis Boudo, upon his death in 1827.

Louis Boudo (1786-1827)

Charleston, SC  1809-1827
Was a partner in the firm of Maurel & Boudo 1809-1810.

Joseph Bouju

New Orleans, LA 1807-1809 and St. Louis, MO 1812-1849

Thomas A. Boullt (1819-1876)

Hagerstown, MD 1846-1865 and 1869-1876
Silversmith, watchmaker, and jeweler.

John Boutier

New York, NY 1803-1818
After Boutier’s death in 1818, the business was continued by his widow until 1826.

Bowen Jewelry Co.

Lynchburg, VA 1933-Present

Samuel Bowne

New York, NY 1796-1817
In the firm of Bowne & Park 1800-1801.

Boyce & Jones

New York, NY 1825-1829
A partnership between Gerardus Boyce and Elisha Jones.

Gerardus Boyce (1795-1880)

New York, NY  1814-1857
Was in the partnership of Boyce & Jones 1825-1829.

Boyd & Hoyt

Albany, NY 1830-1832
William Boyd and George A. Hoyt.

Boyd & Mulford

Albany, NY 1832-1840

Boyden & Fenno

Worcester, MA 1825-1849
Partnership between Joseph Boyden and William Fenno.

Boyden-Minuth Co.

Chicago, IL 1918-1970s
Founded by Frank S. Boyden as F.S. Boyden & Co. c. 1897, renamed the Boyden-Minuth Co. when Fred C. Minuth became a partner.  Makers of high-end jewelry, Arts & Crafts style handwrought holloware and flatware, trophies and ecclesiastic items.

F.S. Boyden & Co.

Chicago, IL c. 1897-1918
Succeeded by the Boyden-Minuth Co.

Joseph Boyden

Worcester, MA c. 1825-1849
In the partnership of Boyden & Fenno with William Fenno

Daniel Boyer (1725-1779)

Boston, MA  1746-1779

Brackett & Crosby

Boston, MA 1848-1849
Jeffrey R. Brackett and Samuel T. Crosby.  Succeeded by Brackett, Crosby & Brown.

Brackett, Crosby & Brown

Boston, MA 1849-1850 Jeffrey R. Brackett, Samuel T. Crosby, and
Seth E. Brown.

Horace D. Brackett

Brattleboro, VT c. 1835-1856; Galesburg, IL c. 1860-1864; and Monmouth, IL c. 1870
Was in the firm of Birge, Brackett & Co. c. 1835-1840.

Jeffrey Richardson Brackett (1815-1876)

Boston, MA  1835-1850
Was in the partnerships of Brackett & Crosby with Samuel T. Crosby 1848-1849 and then Brackett, Crosby & Brown with Samuel T. Crosby and Seth E. Brown 1849-1850.

Theophilus Bradbury (b. 1763 d. 1848)

Newburyport, MA c. 1796-c. 1840
Partnered with Joseph Moulton in the firm of Moulton & Bradbury c. 1796.  Later partnered with his son Ebenezer Bradbury in the firm of Theophilus Bradbury & Son c. 1815.

Bradley & Merriman

New Haven, CT 1826-1842
Zebul Bradley and Marcus Merriman.

Z. Bradley & Son

New Haven, CT 1840
Zebul Bradley and son Gustavus Bradley.

H.G. Bradley

Mantua, OH 1815-1830

Horace Strong Bradley / H.S. Bradley & Co.

Utica, NY 1825-1855
Was in the partnership of Leach & Bradley with Ebenezer Leach 1832-1836.  Partnered with William Blackwood in 1836 to become H.S. Bradley & Co.

Phineas Bradley

New Haven, CT c. 1766-1797

Zebul Bradley (1780-1859)

New Haven, CT  1802-1852
Involved in a number of partnerships:
Marcus Merriman & Co. with Marcus Merriman and Bethuel Tuttle 1802-1817.
Merriman & Bradley with Marcus Merriman 1817-1826.
Bradley & Merriman with Marcus Merriman, Jr. 1826-1842.
Z. Bradley & Son with son Gustavus Bradley in 1840.

Brady & Elliott

Pottsville, PA  c. 1850-1853
Silversmiths, watchmakers, and jewelers.

E. Brady

New York, NY  c. 1825

Frederick Adolphus Brahe (b.c. 1814-1892)

Albany, NY 1840-1844 and Augusta, GA 1845-1883

W.J. Braitsch & Co.

Providence, RI  1893-1915
Makers of sterling vanity ware, holloware, and cane and umbrella heads.

Elijah Braman (1810-1850)

Warren, RI c. 1834-1835 and 1840-1850 and Taunton, MA c. 1835-1840

Sylvanus Bramhall

Plymouth, MA  c. 1790

Brand-Chatillon Co.

New York, NY 1916-1952
Silversmiths and jewelers founded by George A. Brand and Alf J. Chatillon. The firm was sold to William Wise & Son in 1925 and closed in 1952.

Charles Branda / C. Branda & Co.

Norfolk, VA 1811-1814 and 1818-1828 and
Philadelphia, PA 1816-1818
Was in the partnership of C. Branda & Co. in 1816-1818.

A. & C. Brandt

Philadelphia, PA 1800-1814
Aime and Charles Brandt.

Brasher & Alexander

New York, NY 1800-1801
Ephraim Brasher and George Alexander.

Ephraim Brasher

New York, NY c. 1765-1776and 1883-1809
Was in the partnership of Brasher & Alexander 1800-1801.

Amable Brasier (Brasher)

Philadelphia, PA 1794-1833

Braverman & Levy

San Francisco, CA 1852-1881
Louis Braverman and John Levy.

Breadner Manufacturing Co.

Hull, Quebec, Canada  1903-1930
Makers of souvenir spoons and jewelry.  Succeeded by Breadner Co. Ltd.

J.H. Breakell & Co.

Newport, RI 1972-Present
Makers of gold and sterling jewelry, buckles, and ornaments; some flatware.

Edward H. Breese

Chicago, IL 1921-1940
Maker of sterling handwrought Arts & Crafts holloware.

John Brenise

York, PA c. 1825-1845

Jules Brenner

New York, NY 1951-1973 and Provincetown, MA Early 1970s
Modernist studio jeweler.

John Brevoort

New York, NY 1742-1770

Charles Brewer / C. Brewer & Co.

Middletown, CT  1800-c. 1850
Brewer was involved in a number of partnerships:
Hart & Brewer with Judah Hart 1800-1803.
Brewer & Mann with Alexander Mann 1803-1805.
C. Brewer & Co. c. 1810.
It is believed he was primarily a jeweler in his later years.