*Robert Bruce Bielka Tropical Pineapple clips-Earrings in solid 18 kt yellow gold
Pineapple clips-earrings designed by Robert Bruce Bielka.
Wonderful refreshing pair and very tropical, created by Robert Bielka in the late 20th century with the form of pineapples fruits figures. They was carefully rafted, with great attention to details in solid yellow gold of 18 karats and suited with a very comfortable pair of omega backs for fastening clips, the posts option for pierced ears can be easily added.
They has a combined 41.7 weight of Grams and a measures of 35 mm by 20 mm (1.41 x 0.78 Inches)
Both are stamped, with the maker's mark, the gold assay hallmark and signed, "RBB 18KT".
Robert Bruce Bielka, was a student of engineering and art at the University of Washington, when he discovered his love for jewelry in 1971 and began a long apprenticeship as a bench jeweler and jewelry designer, moving in 1975 to work for the house of Cartier in New York. In 1979 Bielka founded his own jewelry design and manufacturing firm in New York incorporating the company as Bielka, Inc. in 1981. He was soon selling his one-of-a-kind show pieces to jewelers such as Mikimoto, Tiffany, Van Cleef & Arpels, Harry Winston, Gubelin, Chaumet and Neiman Marcus where he has become a featured designer. In 1991 he began working with Asprey in New York where he created the basis for the Asprey Sunflower collection inspired by his successful sunflower earrings. He is an inventor holding patents covering the articulation of his whimsical animal jewelry -of which his jeweled teddy bears are best known- and his innovative connections for his calibre-set bracelets.
Note: Robert Bielka, produced two different sizes of this type of pineapple clips-earrings, these are the bigger ones.
They are in perfect condition, with a gorgeous eye appeal.
INVENTORY REF: E0000AMCE/1.002