*Giorgio Facchini, Memphis 18 kt yellow gold long earrings with gemstones
An important earrings designed by Giorgio Facchini (Fano, Pesaro 1947-).
Rare sculptural pieces from the Memphis period, created in the 1980's by the Italian master jeweler, artist and sculptor, Giorgio Facchini. These long earrings, are made as an unique edition of one (1/1 ), with a modernist look. They are crafted in solid 18 karats yellow gold and suited with omega backs for fastening clips. The posts option for pierced ears can be easily added.
These gorgeous pieces were conceived as a day and night pair, the baluster totem shaped drop elements are detachable.
Embellished, with carvings of natural black jade, blue lapis lazuli and white translucent Agathe.
Have a total weight of 55.4 grams, just the upper part pieces have 16.9 grams.
The total drop measures is 108 mm (4.25 inches) and have 17 mm at the widest part.
Engraved, with the signature, "G. Facchini" and stamped with the Italian assay control hallmarks from the city of Pesaro, "G. Facchini .750 *28PS".
Giorgio Facchini, born in Fano, Pesaro, Italy in 1947. His art education was in Fano and Venice, where he specialized in the creation of sculpted conceptual jewelry. His works have been in exhibitions in numerous museums and art galleries in Italy, France, Germany and the United States. He have won many international awards and currently is working between the cities of Marche and Umbria.
Note, The jewelry pieces of Giorgio Facchini are highly collectible, made as unique editions and only one-of-a-kind.
INVENTORY REF: E0000ANRR/1.331