Angela Cummings Rare Allure Clip Earrings In 18Kt Yellow Gold With Black Jade Carvings
Allure earrings designed by Angela Cummings.
Very rare beautiful pair, created by Angela Cummings back in the early 1980's. These modernist Allure earrings has been crafted in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with high polish finish and suited, with omega backs for fastening clips. The posts option for pierced ears can be easily added,
The entire surface is embellished with multiples inlaid of free form elements carved from natural black jade.
These free-shaped geometric figures have a reminiscence to the art-pieces from the German-French sculptor Jean Arp.
They have a combined weight of 23.25 Grams and a measures of 28.5 mm by 23 mm (1.12 x 0.80 Inches).
Signed and stamped with assay hallmarks, "ANGELA CUMMINGS .750".
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.
Literature: Tiffany & Co. Annual Blue book, 1975-1976 Pp-18 For exact color with variations; 1977-1978 , Pp-25, for very similar examples produced.
Note: Bracelets and necklaces has been also produced, with this patterns.
Collateral: They are accompanied by a presentation jewelry box.
Condition: The overall condition of this earrings 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 authenticity.
INVENTORY REF: E0000MITE/.5588