*Tiffany & Co. 1970’s by Angela Cummings Positive & Negative earrings in 18 kt yellow gold with black jade
Pair of earrings designed by Angela Cummings for Tiffany & Co.
Rare and iconic Positive & Negative pieces created back in the 1974 in New York city at the Tiffany & Co. Atelier. This earrings was crafted in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with high polished finish. They are suited with omega backs for fastening clips and the posts option can be easily added,
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 19.95 grams and a measures of 23 mm by 18 mm.
Stamped, with the maker's mark, the serial numbers, the assay gold hallmarks and signed, "TIFFANY & Co. 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.
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.
Note: We are offering another pair with the same patterns, but with white nacre. These pieces can be also combined as a black and white.
They are in perfect condition and are accompanied by the designer's jewelry box.
INVENTORY REF: E0000AEEM/.4795