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Jeweled Swags - Vintage Marcel Boucher Gold Plated Crystal Clip-On Earrings .  These gorgeous earrings are crafted from a heavy gold plate over a base metal, signed Boucher, and number 7091. Featuring crystal, vintage styling, and quality craftsmanship.  These exquisite earrings are made in the form of flowing swags ,comprised of exquisite defined layers of gold, which gives the earrings dimension. The earrings exhibit a brushed and polished finish, whilst the top tie portion is adorned with sparkling crystals. These earrings are for non pierced and pierced ears, which feature a clip- on style backing. These highly collectible vintage designer earrings looks stunning when worn.  So elegant and classy! 

History: Marcel Boucher was one of the most talented designers and manufacturers of American costume jewelry in the 20th century. His jewelry was notable from the very beginning due to the excellent design and high-quality materials. It was commonly mistaken for precious jewelry. 

Born in Paris, Marcel Boucher worked as a jewelry designer for Cartier, who brought him to the United States. In the 1930s, he took a job with Mazer Bros., where he worked until he founded his own company in 1937. Boucher made a name for himself creating bold, imaginative, enameled pieces that were individual works of art, with brooches shaped like fruits, animals, and human figures. In particular, collectors covet for his fantasy bird pieces from the 1940s. Boucher items, which are usually signed, can be roughly dated based on their inventory number and mark. In 1944, he changed the company name from Marcel Boucher Ltd. to Marcel Boucher & Cie. Early pieces may be marked “Marboux” or with his initials in a cartouche. “MB Sterling” was used between 1942 and 1944. Pieces made between 1944 and 1949 may be marked with a Phrygian cap above his initials. Later pieces are marked “Marcel Boucher” or “Boucher.” After 1955, the copyright symbol appears before his name. When Marcel Boucher died in 1965, his wife, Sandra, took over the company. In 1972, the company became a subsidiary of watchmaker Dovorn Industries.    


Measurements: Earrings  30.00 mm x 17.00 mm 
Stone Size: 2.50 mm 
Weight: 11.40 grams    

Condition: Excellent
Origin: America, New York

Date: Circa 1950

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