*Angela Cummings Japonisme ear-clips 18 kt yellow gold with inlaid gemstones
Unusual pair of ear-clips designed by Angela Cummings.
A rare one-of-a-kind vintage pair of clips-earrings designed as a Japonisme landscape abstraction of clouds and mountains. This gorgeous pair has been created by Angela Cummings back in the 1980's, at her own studios in New York city.
They are crafted in solid 18 kt of high polished yellow gold and suited with comfortable omega backs for fastening clips. The posts options for pierced ears can be easily added.
The entire surface is embellished with inlaid carved gemstones. The pieces are free-form and the inlaid setting create a beautiful mosaic of geometric patterns. The gems are translucent blue lace agate, white nacre, quartz and hematite.
The weight of this pair is 24.3 grams and the diameter is 25.5 mm (1 inch).
Stamped at the reverse, with the maker's mark, the gold assay hallmarks and signed in full, "ANGELA CUMMINGS 1989 18 KT".
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.
A very nice and rare 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.
Note: We cannot track any other similar piece to this, most probably is an unique pair.
It is in impeccable perfect condition.
INVENTORY REF: E0000ASCE/.5841