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Susan L. Richardson vintage costume jewelry

Susan L. Richardson vintage costume jewelry

Sun face, Moon and stars dangle earrings. Brass and sterling silver. 1990s. Susan L. Richardson vintage costume jewelry

Susan L. Richardson vintage costume jewelry

British by birth, American artist Susan L. Richardson has the sense of humor that is inherent in the English. Perhaps, this feeling helped her create a series of whimsical jewelry. In particular, the series of earrings “Stick it in your ear”, which she created in 1989.
However, as a jewelry designer she was active for a short period, during 1989 – late 1990s. The features that make her jewelry unique is, first of all, artisan performance, the so-called “art to wear”. Besides, these handmade statement jewelry pieces are multi-layered, with many figures and plots, charms and dangles. Traditionally, she signed her decorations with full name “Susan L. Richardson” and the year of manufacture. Creating her jewelry she used mixed metal – solid brass, antiqued with brass and sterling silver. Also, she used semi-precious stones and crystals.
The professional artist and designer, she sold her high-quality museum-worth works in art galleries. Made at the end of the 20th century, these vintage brooches, earrings and jewelry sets are now highly collectible.

Moon and stars theme. Fabulous dangle brooch. Brass and silver tone metal, rhinestones. 1990s

Moon and stars theme. Fabulous dangle brooch with rhinestones. 1990s

As we know, talented people are talented in everything, and the creativity of the artist confirms this. According to Susan, she became obsessed with painting, driven to be the best at whatever she was doing. Since 2000s Susan has created hundreds of stunning paintings, which she exhibits at different group and personal art exhibitions throughout the USA.

signature 1997

signature 1997

Susan L. Richardson vintage costume jewelry

Daisy brooch from the collection 'Summer'. Czech beads, faceted beads, swarovski crystals, Japanese beads, crystal ribbon, strass chain. 7cmAirplane dangle brooch pin. Pewter, black onyx. 1993

Airplane dangle brooch pin. Pewter, black onyx. 1993

Angel Cherub dangle brooch

Angel Cherub dangle brooch

Art Nouveau style brooch of gold tone. 1995

Art Nouveau style brooch. 1995

Cleopatra The Queen of the Nile dangle pin pendant. Copper tone textured metal, beads

Cleopatra The Queen of the Nile dangle pin pendant

Cliff hanger semi-precious stones dangle earrings

Cliff hanger semi-precious stones dangle earrings

Clocks and Mice on the Moon dangle brooch. Mixed Metals 1993

Clocks and Mice on the Moon dangle brooch. 1993

Collage statement dangle earrings. Teddy bear, Raggity Ann, cube and heart

Teddy bear, Raggity Ann, cube and heart earrings

Cowboy boot and Moon dangle earrings. 1994

Cowboy boot and Moon dangle earrings. 1994

Drop dangle earrings with mushrooms, fish, pineapple and apple

Mushrooms, fish, pineapple and apple drop dangle earrings

Fish bone and cat head dangle earrings. Mixed metal of copper tone

Fish bone and cat head dangle earrings

Garden Tools With Faux Amber Brooch Pin. 1997

Garden Tools With Faux Amber Brooch Pin. 1997

Hat dangle stars pierced earrings of Mixed metal alloys. 1993

Hat dangle stars pierced earrings. 1993

Reindeer Christmas Tree Bell Dangle Brooch. Copper, silver. 1994

Reindeer Christmas Tree Bell Dangle Brooch. Copper, silver. 1994

Starfish dollar fish dangle earrings

Starfish dollar fish dangle earrings

Sun Face Pierced (Post) Earrings. Copper and silver tone metal. 1994

Sun Face Pierced (Post) Earrings. 1994

Tennis rackets star dangle pin of copper and silver tone. 1997

Tennis rackets star dangle pin. 1997

Theatrical masks dangle brooch. Gold and silver tone

Theatrical masks dangle brooch

Three airplanes dangle brooch of copper tone metal. 1992

Three airplanes dangle brooch. 1992

Three pigs Crescent Moon Airplane Violin Dangle Charm brooch. 1995

Three pigs Crescent Moon Airplane Violin Dangle Charm brooch. 1995

Turtle Cat Bunny Puppy Heart Dangle Earrings. Gold and silver tone metal alloy. 1993

Turtle Cat Bunny Puppy Heart Dangle Earrings. 1993

Two fish with a dangling gold tone tiny fish at the bottom. 1997

Two fish with a dangling tiny fish. 1997

Wild West theme dangling earring. Mixed metals

Wild West theme dangling earring