Tiffany & Co 1976 Angela Cummings Polka Dots Necklace In 18Kt Yellow Gold With Black Jade
A necklace designed by Angela Cummings for Tiffany & Co.
Rare and elegant piece created in New York city by Angela Cummings at the Tiffany atelier back in the 1976. The clasp of the necklace was crafted in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with high polished finish and is suited with a double oval boxed security lock.
The two oval elements are embellished with multiples free forms carvings of natural black jade inlaid in the gold. This positive and negative patterns are one of the most popular design of Cummings and actually this model is discontinued.
Have a total weight of 135.4 grams and a lenght between 15 and 16 Inches (38-40 Cm) depending if you wear loose fully extended or twisted like pictured. The clasp lock measurements are 23.5 mm by 18.5 mm.
Stamped with the maker's mark, the serial numbers, the hallmark for the assay of the gold and signed, "TIFFANY & Co. HONG KONG C. 18KT 13321".
Literature: Tiffany & Co. Blue Catalog 1977-1978 Pp-25, Illustrated.
Angela Cummings, was born in 1944 in Klagenfurt in Austria. She take her education at the art academy in Perugia, Italy and at the Zeichenakademie in Hanau, West Germany. in the 1967 she joined Tiffany & Co working under the guidance of Donald Claflin and in the 1975, she was the artistic director for her exclusive line brand Cummings. in 1984 she started her own line of jewelry to be retailed exclusively at an in-boutique store at Bergdorf Goodman, in New York city. now she's retired from the jewelry business.
This is a Very nice collector's piece, both her signed pieces for Tiffany & Co. created in the 1970's and 1980's and also her own exclusive pieces, remain highly collectible and are admired for their beauty, comfort and easily recognizably in style.
Condition: The overall condition of this necklace is excellent. Beside the little normal wear, there is no damage to the gold. All the gemstones, are secured in the settings. This piece has been carefully inspected to guarantee the condition and the authenticity.
It is accompanied by the designer's jewelry box.
INVENTORY REF: N0000MOEN/3.254