Mesmerizing are the colors that emanate from within the glass globes. Flecks of gold stippling are interspersed though out each cabochon sphere. This allows you to see both green and gold in the face of each stone. Delightful Blue opalescent pearlized flakes of color sparkle and glimmer with a beautiful sheen or luminescence whenever viewed from different angles. Depth of stone and pieces show in side view photos.
Brooch features three half orbs of glass placed within deeply etched swirling ribbons that are peppered with bright amber rhinestones. Earrings consist of glass half spheres framed with twisted etched branches that have three bright amber rhinestone accents.
Condition is excellent. Earring backs show only very minimal signs of wear. Photos show the backs darker and duller than actual color. Brooch is 1-7/8” x 1-1/2” with a depth of 1/2". Earrings are 1” in size. Dates from late 50’s on.
Marcel Boucher, a French jewelry designer, started the Boucher Company based in New York City in about 1937. They produced very high quality costume jewelry from 1937 to 1972. When Boucher died in 1965, his wife, Sandra took over the operation of the company. She also was a jewelry designer. Davorn Industries purchased the company in 1972. Marcel designed jewelry for the Mazer Company in the early 30’s prior to starting his own company.
You can be assured that this set is one of the finest representations of Boucher Jewelry.
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