Cummings' exquisite jewelry is most often characterized by flowing lines, sculptural forms, and organic shapes, frequently inspired by nature — graceful leaves, interestingly shaped shells, ethereal feathers, delicate flowers, and even insects. She works in both 18K gold and sterling silver, and sometimes uses nontraditional accents, such as wood, in addition, of course, to eye-catching precious and semi-precious gems. Her pieces often feature noteworthy textures, such as matte surfaces and brushed planes. Some of her earlier works used color boldly — inlays of jade or lapis, perhaps. She has a very loyal following and is collected by her faithful devotees, especially as her production is now quite small.
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