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    Chalcedony, Gold Earrings, Seaman Schepps
    The earrings feature carved chalcedony segments set in 18k gold, marked Seaman Schepps with accompanying maker's marks, reference number 7496. Gross weight 26.30 grams.
    Dimensions: 1 inch x 5/8 inch
    *Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears and easily converted.

    Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Colored Gems:
    Type(s): Chalcedony
    Shape(s): carved
    Count: 1 - 25
    Avg Quality: Good


    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Condition Notes: Marked 7496 Seaman Schepps © 750. Completed by omega clips on the reverse.

    Seaman Schepps: Seaman Schepps created one of America’s most avant-garde jewelry companies of the 20th century. He started out as a purveyor of jewelry and art objects, prior to designing his own jewels, as of 1926. His boutique in New York City offered one-of-a-kind original designs in the Arts & Crafts Movement. Schepps designed wearable works of art featuring unusual materials, such as shell, ivory, turquoise, wood, coral, rock crystal as well as found materials such as glass. The company reached its zenith in the 1940s and 1950s, where bold animal themed designs graced celebrities and high society, alike. Through the patronage of the Rockefellers and the British Royal Family to Marlene Dietrich and Andy Warhol, Seaman Schepps’ dazzling jewels graced the covers of Town & Country, Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue. Although he passed away in 1972, Seaman Schepps legacy of unusual, artistic designs continues to be offered today.

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