STUART DEVLIN 1973 LONDON MODERNIST EARRINGS IN 18 KT GOLD WITH MALACHITE
STUART DEVLIN 1973 LONDON MODERNIST EARRINGS IN 18 KT GOLD WITH MALACHITE
STUART DEVLIN 1973 LONDON MODERNIST EARRINGS IN 18 KT GOLD WITH MALACHITE
STUART DEVLIN 1973 LONDON MODERNIST EARRINGS IN 18 KT GOLD WITH MALACHITE
STUART DEVLIN 1973 LONDON MODERNIST EARRINGS IN 18 KT GOLD WITH MALACHITE
STUART DEVLIN 1973 LONDON MODERNIST EARRINGS IN 18 KT GOLD WITH MALACHITE
STUART DEVLIN 1973 LONDON MODERNIST EARRINGS IN 18 KT GOLD WITH MALACHITE
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STUART DEVLIN 1973 LONDON MODERNIST EARRINGS IN 18 KT GOLD WITH MALACHITE

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MODERNIST EARRINGS DESIGNED BY STUART DEVLIN (1931-2018).

BEAUTIFUL PAIR OF CLIPS, CREATED BY THE LATE AUSTRALIAN-BRITISH BASED ARTIST, DESIGNER AND GOLDSMITH STUART DEVLIN. THIS UNIQUE PIECE, WAS MADE IN LONDON IN 1973 AND IT IS HAND CRAFTED IN SOLID 18 KARATS OF TEXTURED YELLOW GOLD. SUITED WITH OMEGA BACKS FOR FASTENING CLIPS. THE POSTS OPTION FOR PIERCED EARS CAN BE EASILY ADDED.

THEY ARE EMBELLISHED IN THE CENTER WITH A PAIR OF CABOCHON ROUND CUTS (13 mm) CARVED FROM NATURAL GREEN MALACHITE.

THE TOTAL WEIGHT IS 17.8  Grams AND THE AVERAGE DIAMETER IS 22 mm (0.87 Inches).

STAMPED AT THE BACKS WITH BRITISH, LONDON HALLMARKS, WITH THE LETTER S FOR THE CREATION DATE 1973, THE MAKER'S CARTOUCHE MARK SD FOR STUART DEVLIN AND "18" FOR THE GOLD ASSAY.

STUART DEVLIN (1931-2018) WAS AN AUSTRALIAN BORN ARTIST, BASED IN LONDON ENGLAND SINCE 1965. IN HIS EARLY DAYS, DEVLIN WAS PRINCIPALLY KNOWN AS A SILVERSMITH, TURNING TO JEWELRY DESIGN FURTHER DOWN THE WORKS. HIS WORKS WHETHER IN SILVER OR JEWELRY, IS CHARACTERIZED BY FILIGREE AND PATTERNS OF OPENWORKS RETICULATION. HE WAS APPOINTED GOLDSMITH AND JEWELER TO THE QUEEN ELIZABETHH II IN 1996 AND WAS THE DESIGNER OF THE AUSTRALIAN DECIMAL COINS & MEDALS. IN ADITTION HE CREATED MANY PIECES FOR THE ACTRESS ELIZABETH TAYLOR. HIS WORKS ARE EXHIBITED IN THE PERMANENT COLLECTIONS OF, THE VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM AND THE ROYAL COLLECTION IN BUCKINGHAM PALACE.

AS A NOTE, STUART DEVLIN'S PIECES ARE HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE AND HIS JEWELRY PIECES ARE VERY RARE AND RAISING IN POPULARITY, THIS NECKLACE IS IN PERFECT CONDITION WITH REMAINS OF THE OLD PATINA.

               

LITERATURESTUART DEVLIN DESIGNER GOLDSMITH SILVERSMITH, Art Book Ltd, 2018, Pp-341-347. FOR SIMILAR WORKS.

PROVENANCE: PURCHASED IN LONDON IN 1974, A PRIVATE COLLECTION IN VERMONT, USA.

INVENTORY REF: E0000XCEM/.4278


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