The detail of the painting rewards close examination and is absolutely incredible, from the various fabrics, and embroidery, to the gems in their jewels. Their facial features are finely rendered and expressive those almond eyes! And the many harmonious colors are exceptionally pleasing.
The oval earrings are a little different in size, measuring just under 1-1/2" tall by about 1-1/8" and 1-3/16" wide, respectively, by about 3/16" deep and will frame your face beautifully. They are clip back and together weigh 24 grams. While they are fantastic as earrings, they would also be fabulous worn as pendants.
The earrings are signed on the back of one, "Dallas Texas" above "Rebecca Collins" in script and on the other, "Sterling" above "Bless our Earth" in script. As you can see in the (enlarged) photos, there are small blemishes or flaws in the painting of the woman, on the left side of her nose and her ear (which were likely there when the earrings were made) and apart from that, they are in Very Good vintage condition with just dirt, light scratches and tarnish, as expected due to age. There are inconsistencies in the painting that only add to their charm and personality. These earrings are wearable art works that are quite fascinating and.On her website, Collins quotes Oscar Wilde who famously said: One should either be a work of art, or wear one. " And according to her website, Collins, who was a vendor at Neiman Marcus for 23 years, has been designing jewelry with her signature style since 1975, creating "mystical, mythical, magical jewels using every possible stone and mineral from the earth: historical artifacts, old Chinese coral, rare jade, fossils, cameos, carved stones and antiquities from all over the world. Rebecca combines the items with an alchemy that is easily recognizable by her many fans across the globe. This extraordinary pair of earrings with their Indian Miniature Paintings is a Superb and. Hard to Find example of her work! Perfect for collectors of Rebecca Collins, Indian Miniatures and other Art, as well as Earrings. Although I doubt you will want to part with them, these earrings would make a terrific gift and will come to you in a gift box, just in case. Example of Rebecca Collins jewelry, they will look wonderful on and make an important addition to your collection. Please see our other listings for more great (vintage) jewelry.
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We thank you for your custom! Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "RARE Rebecca COLLINS Sterling INDIAN MINIATURE PAINTING Earrings Vintage Art" is in sale since Thursday, August 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Designer, Signed\Earrings".
The seller is "momandpopcybershop" and is located in Houston, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.