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French jeweler Marcel Boucher

Playing cats. Vintage brooch by French jeweler Marcel Boucher. Made of jewelry alloy and pearls. The United States, late 1950s

Playing cats. Vintage brooch by French jeweler Marcel Boucher. Made of jewelry alloy and pearls. The United States, late 1950s

French jeweler Marcel Boucher (1898–1965) was one of the most talented designers and manufacturers of the American jewelry of the last century.
Born in Paris, Marcel Boucher produced unique, the highest quality of workmanship jewelry, superior to all known brands. Traditionally, Boucher jewellery reflects the classical and new creative trends. Made until 1971, all the jewelry was top-class performance, and it has become the hallmark of Boucher. Talent of Boucher distinguishes his jewelry pieces from all the other decorations. Prized by collectors and fans of vintage accessories, most jewelry labeled with the name of Boucher, and serial number. However, earlier works were labeled Marboux or MB.
Noteworthy, Marcel Boucher was one of the first to apply the so-called three-dimensional design of jewelry. In addition, he actively used the colorful enamel products.

French jeweler Marcel Boucher

Vintage brooch squirrel. The famous brooch by Marcel Boucher. 1980. Gilding, pearls, crystals.

Meanwhile, in the early 1920s, Marcel Boucher emigrated to the United States and made jewelry designs for Mazer Brothers. In 1922, offered the post of designer in the New York office of Cartier, he began the career of the great jeweler. Unfortunately, the crisis of the Great Depression in 1929 did not pass him, and Boucher had to change jobs.
However, private orders allowed him to feel comfortable. Only in 1937, Marcel Boucher was able to organize his own company under the name Marcel Boucher and Cie in New York.

Swallow paired brooches. 1940s

Swallow paired brooches. 1940s

Marcel Boucher died in 1965, and the company passed to his wife, who was also a designer. In 1979, a Canadian company D’Orlan Industries of Toronto bought the company Boucher. Since then, the decorations, manufactured by the company, became marked d’Orlan.

French jeweler Marcel Boucher

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Jewelers’ guide, 2003