Lilly Fitzgerald Hand-Carved Ethiopian Opal Sphere Golden Swan Earrings

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One-of-a-Kind Swan Earrings handcrafted in 22k yellow gold with exceptional and rare hand-carved white Ethiopian Opal spheres. Opals have jelly qualities.

About the Artist: Lilly is a studio goldsmith working in high karat gold making objects and jewelry. She searches for unusual and fine materials to work with, favoring pearls, moonstones, opals, sapphires, tourmalines, diamonds, and ancient objects she discovers in her travels.

A few Accolades:

Philadelphia Museum of Art: Award for Jewelry Design, 1987-92.

American Craft Exposition: Award for Excellence in Jewelry Design, 1988-91, 93, 94 Award, Best in Show, 1997 Award Best of Jewelry Design 2001

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts: Three pieces in permanent collection, 1988, 89. Acquired three additional pieces from the Daphne Farago Collection 2008.

Best of Jewelry American Craft Exposition, September 2002

Best of Jewelry Design Crafts Boston/Society for Arts & Crafts, April 2002

Details

  • Creator
    Lilly Fitzgerald
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Date of Manufacture
    2014
  • Period
    21st Century
  • Metal
    22k Gold
    Gold
    Yellow Gold
  • Stone
    Opal
  • Condition
    As New. Pristine and New. In original box.
  • Dimensions
    0.5 in. W x 0.5 in. D x 1.33 in. L
    1 cm W x 1 cm D x 3 cm L
  • Length
    1.33 in. (3 cm)
  • Weight
    15g
  • Dealer Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU320330862
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