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Ruser Baroque Pearl Painter Brooch

  • This brooch from jeweler William Ruser features the designer’s signature cherub and baroque pearl
  • Here a small cherub wielding a palette and brush paints a detailed composition
  • Crafted from 14K gold, this lustrous brooch is at once playful and captivating
  • A famed Beverly Hills jeweler, William Russer opened his eponymous boutique on Rodeo drive in 1947
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$13,500
Item No. 31-7509

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Description
Playful, whimsical and utterly unique, this beautiful brooch from famed jeweler William Ruser features the designer’s two trademark details: a baroque freshwater pearl and a mischievous cherub figure. Here, Ruser crafts a small cherub perched atop a freshwater pearl, wielding a palette and brush as he paints a detailed scene on a canvas. Ruser includes charming details like different wells of paint crafted from multi-colored gemstones and also a landscape etching perched on the easel.. . .
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Playful, whimsical and utterly unique, this beautiful brooch from famed jeweler William Ruser features the designer’s two trademark details: a baroque freshwater pearl and a mischievous cherub figure. Here, Ruser crafts a small cherub perched atop a freshwater pearl, wielding a palette and brush as he paints a detailed scene on a canvas. Ruser includes charming details like different wells of paint crafted from multi-colored gemstones and also a landscape etching perched on the easel. Crafted from 14K gold, this brooch is at once playful and captivating, encompassing the signature style of the celebrated jeweler. 

The well-known Beverly Hills jeweler, William Russer and his wife opened their eponymous boutique on Rodeo Drive in 1947. The Rusers’ specialty was crafting unique cherub pieces from baroque, freshwater pearls. Throughout the 1950s and 60s Hollywood starlets proudly wore Ruser’s one-of-a-kind figural pieces both on and off screen.

1 4/5” high by 1 3/5” wide
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Ruser Baroque Pearl Painter Brooch
Period: 20th Century
Origin: America
Type: Brooches
Style: Retro
Stones: Pearl
Ruser Baroque Pearl Painter Brooch
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