Angela Cummings 1980 Rare Convertible Earrings In 18Kt Yellow Gold With Black Jade
Convertible earrings designed by Angela Cummings.
Very rare and beautiful three-dimensional pair, created by Angela Cummings in New York city back in the 1980's. These modernist convertible earrings has been crafted with Moorish patterns in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with high polish finish. They are suited, with omega backs for fastening clips and posts for pierced ears.
Composed by two parts that can be easily dismounted to convert for day or night. The upper parts are embellished, with four striped inlaid elements, carved from natural Black Jade.
They have a combined weight of 29.6 Grams and a measures of 51 mm by 22 mm (2.0 x 0.87 Inches).
Stamped, with the maker's mark, gold assay hallmark and signed, "ANGELA CUMMINGS 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: This pair is extremely rare, we cannot track or found for comparison another pieces like this ones. Most probably just a couple produced or a type of prototype.
They are in perfect condition.
INVENTORY REF: E0000AIEE/.7115