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Marcel Boucher Jewelry

This nice collection of Marcel Boucher jewelry includes brooches, earrings, pendants, and sets from the 1940s-1950s. Known for high-quality materials, expert craftsmanship, and unique designs, his pieces typically feature intricate metalwork, rhinestones that resemble real gemstones, top quality faux pearls, and colorful enamel work. A former fine jewelry maker with Cartier, Boucher was forced to move to the costume jewelry industry during the Great Depression. He worked for Mazer Brothers before starting his own business in New York City in 1937. In addition to his jewelry designs, Boucher patented six mechanisms for mounting dress or fur clips – what we call double-clip brooches. Read more about Marcel Boucher.

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    Black Enamel & Diamanté ‘Rose of Seville’ 1950s Brooch & Earrings Set by Marcel Boucher

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    In this 1950s set, Marcel Boucher has crafted a lovely three-dimensional rose in rhodium-plated metal with black enamel and round diamanté. The center of the flower looks as though it's waiting to open. The stem of the flower is adorned with baquettes. The brooch closes with a roll-over safety clasp. The clip-back earrings are just as well designed. This highly-detailed set deserves its elegant name: Rose of Seville.
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    Diamanté Baguette & Pavé Ribbon 1940s Fur Clip by Marcel Boucher

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    This luscious 1940s fur clip by Marcel Boucher features clear rhinestone baguettes and pavé set in rhodium-plated metal. Even the underside of the furled upper corner is bejeweled.
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    Emerald & Pavé Vermeil Bow 1950s Brooch by Marcel Boucher

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    This 1950 emerald rhinestone and pave bow brooch set in gold-plated metal is an outstanding example of Boucher's work.  The pavé curls, open-work sides and square-cut faceted emerald rhinestones that form the knot showcase his attention to detail.  This brooch has a roll-over safety clasp. The same design with sapphire rhinestones is available -- scroll down to see it.
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    Gold Swirl & Pavé 1950s Earrings by Marcel Boucher

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    These 1950s gold-plated swirl and pave-embellished earrings feature the high-quality detail that characterizes Boucher's work. Wear these clip-backs to the office or an evening out. They look great with a pair of brooches by Boucher, which feature the same delicate gold-plated cut-outs with pavé accents in graceful bows -- scroll down to see them.
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    Opal & Diamanté Leaf 1950s Brooch by Marcel Boucher

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    This Boucher brooch from 1950 looks like the real thing, with its fiery opal art glass center surrounded by sparkling diamanté in a rhodium-plated setting. This gorgeous piece has a roll-over safety clasp. How beautifully it would adorn a bridal gown!
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  • 1950s Boucher bow brooch
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    Pair of Gold & Pavé Bow 1950s Brooches by Marcel Boucher

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    These 1950s brooches by Marcel Boucher are a pair of bows with pavé accents on delicate gold-plated cut-out ribbons. These bows can be worn together with great effect, or wear just one! Each brooch has a roll-over safety clasp. The back of one is gold-plated; the other is rhodium-plated. Scroll down to see Gold & Pavé Swirl Earrings, also by Boucher, which feature the same delicate cut-out work with pavé accents in a graceful swirl design.
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    Pearl, Diamanté & Gold Flower 1950s Brooch/Pendant & Earrings Set by Marcel Boucher

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    The brooch in this 1950s set by Marcel Boucher features a trio of gold-plated fretwork heart-shaped blossoms with champagne-colored faux pearls and diamanté. The brooch can be worn as a pendant by inserting the pin stem through the loops attached to the snake chain. Pretty clever, eh! The brooch has a roll-over safety clasp, and the matching earrings are clip-backs. While the pendant appears slightly off-center on the chain, its position was fixed at manufacture, as the loops are attached to the chain. Please note that this necklace (which measures 14 3/8") was made for a slim neck, but you could easily add a chain extender.
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    Pearl, Diamanté & Gold Mechanical Flower 1940s Brooch by Marcel Boucher

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    This late-1940s piece is one of several versions of a Marcel Boucher-designed brooch with petals that open and close, often referred to as Day to Night flowers.  With its gold-tone petals and stem, and a faux pearl adorned with diamanté in the center, this brooch has a roll-over safety clasp. This piece is lovely!
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    Ruby, Diamanté & Gold Circle 1950s Brooch & Earrings Set by Marcel Boucher

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    Marcel Boucher designed a number of circle pins and earrings in the 1950s, and this 1950s set is a lovely example of this work. The gold-plated open-circle brooch is embellished with an arrow of pavé topped with ruby glass baguettes. The closed-circle earrings are embellished with the same stones in a leaf-like setting. Perhaps these pieces were not originally a set.  (The brooch is unmarked; the earrings have no design number.) Even so, they look great together!
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    Sapphire & Pavé Vermeil Bow 1950s Brooch by Marcel Boucher

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    This 1950 sapphire rhinestone and pavé bow brooch set in gold-plated metal is another outstanding example of Marcel Boucher's work. The pavé curls, open-work sides and square-cut faceted sapphire rhinestones that form the knot showcase his attention to detail. This brooch has a roll-over safety clasp.  The same design with emerald rhinestones is available -- scroll down to see it.
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    USD$175.00
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    Sapphire, Diamanté & Gold Bouquet 1950s Brooch by Marcel Boucher

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    This 1950s sapphire, diamanté and gold-plated bouquet brooch by Marcel Boucher exemplifies the flowing motifs and textured metals of the period.  The pave ribbon that ties the stems speaks to the maker's attention to detail and design genius.  This piece has a roll-over safety clasp.
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    Turquoise & Silver Leaf 1950s Brooch by Marcel Boucher

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    Richly-textured silver-tone metal leaves are paired with turquoise glass buds on this tailored and elegant 1950s brooch by Marcel Boucher. The turquoise stones have the gold-tone flecks and veins of the real thing. This piece has a rhodium-plated back with a roll-over safety clasp.
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    USD$165.00