Tiffany & Co. Lapis, Black Jade and Mother-of-Pearl "Rope" Bangle Bracelet
Created in the 1980s this Tiffany & Co. "Rope" bangle is composed of 18K gold, lapis, black jade and mother-of-pearl. The 18K gold hinged bangle with scalloped edge is inlaid with arched sections of alternating lapis, mother-of-pearl and black jade. With its fresh seaside colors of lapis and iridescent mother of pearl, set off against black jade and glowing polished gold, this striking bangle on a bare arm conveys a gorgeous summer party sensation.
- Product Details
- Curator's Notes
Item #: BA-21068
Artist: Tiffany & Co. New York
Country: United States
Dimensions: 6.25" interior circumference
Materials: Mother of Pearl; Lapis Lazuli; Black Jade; 18K Gold
Signed: TIFFANY&CO 750 18K
Literature: Tiffany Blue Book 1985-1986 p. 66-67
In the 1980s, both Angela Cummings and John Loring experimented with bold, streamlined jewelry designs inlaid with inlaid hardstones and organic materials including jade, lapis, mother of pearl, coral, and opal, inspired by a ornament from global decorative arts traditions, as well as universal motifs from nature.