Bouvet – The Finest Authentic Decorative Hardware
At Bouvet, the meticulous shaping of raw, hot metal has always been the work of human hands. Using only an anvil and a hammer, our master forgers individually hand forge most of the company’s renowned handles, levers and doorknobs, in essence, forging authenticity one piece at a time. Our trademark collections and finishes are the fruits of the Bouvet vision articulated by the peerless talents of these skilled artisans. Bouvet offers a wide selection of unique and original hardware designs that promises to satisfy many tastes. Anyone seeking individuality, refined elegance, and unsurpassed workmanship is guaranteed the utmost in style and craftsmanship. Always devoted to developing new products, Bouvet’s memorable designs have long been a paramount influence on Europe’s decorative hardware trends.
When Henri Bouvet began creating decorative hardware in 1884, he established a French tradition of impeccable craftsmanship and innovative style that would become legendary. His clientele quickly expanded throughout Europe. Today, his ageless hardware still accents the ancient doors and furniture of the region’s finest homes. Carrying on the company’s celebrated heritage, Bouvet continues to create original designs that reflect modern expectations of quality and authenticity. Although, it has been more than a century, the sound of the forger’s hammer can still be heard as Bouvet produces its timeless classics. All of our enduring hardware designs are inspired by the finest traditional French shapes, lines and craftsmanship and destined to add the ultimate finishing touches to beautiful homes around the world.
We offer two finishes on our solid brass products:
For exterior use, we recommend unlacquered polished brass. Unlacquered polished brass can be special ordered at the same cost as Polished Brass. However, minimum quantities might be required.
We offer three finishes on our solid steel products:
Pewter Finish: All Every component in this finish is specially treated with the Cementex Treatment, making it rust resistant. The Cementex Treatment consists of integrating zinc particles at very high temperature to the surface of the steel. The Cementex treatment has been used with success throughout the world for more than 30 years.
Satin Black: Our hardware in the Black Finish is made of a steel base covered with high resistance Epoxy paint.
We offer four finishes on our hand hammered products:
We offer three finishes on our porcelain products:
Specification Sheets Available at Showroom