Glamorous rhinestone clip on earrings designed by Marcel Boucher. They are lovely domed earrings covered with clear Swarovski crystals. The earrings are rhodium plated and in excellent condition. The crystals are all clear and bright and the metal has no signs of tarnish or wear. The innovative clips are marked Softouch and Patent # 2776555. The patent number and words "soft touch" refer to the unusual clip back. This clip is pressed forward to release the pressure, instead of the usual type of clip which is pulled backwards. This patent was awarded in 1957. It is remarkably comfortable and easy to wear, as the clips hold securely without causing excessive pressure on the earlobe.
Marcel Boucher was French born and he became one the finest US costume jewelry designers. His pieces are so superbly crafted they are often mistaken for fine jewelry.
- Size: ¾ inch
- Excellent Condition
- Signed on the back BOUCHER
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