BOUCHERON 2023 HIGH JEWELRY COLLECTION FILM
Maison Boucheron draws inspiration from an icon whose style transcended decades.
February 7, 2023
Boucheron presents the latest 2023 High Jewelry collection ‘Like a Queen,’ imagined from an archives double clip brooch, gifted to Princess Elizabeth for her 18th birthday by her family.
When Princess Elizabeth turned eighteen in 1944, she received a Boucheron aquamarine and diamond double clip brooch. She would continue to wear these sentimental designs throughout her reign.
In 2020, Claire Choisne, Creative Director of Boucheron, decided to take inspiration from this unique piece to create a High Jewelry collection reinterpreting the famous Art Deco design through eighteen contemporary new designs, beyond genders.
“Three years ago, when I delved into the Boucheron archives, I just couldn’t get my mind off this Art Deco double clip brooch,” explains Claire Choisne. “The precision and geometry of the Art Deco design tempered by the softness and light blue hue of the aquamarines have always fascinated me. I was touched by the sentimental value of this two-piece clip worn by Queen Elizabeth during important moments of her reign,” said Choisne.