DescriptionRock Crystal Quartz, Gold Earrings, Seaman Schepps
The earrings feature carved rock crystal quartz measuring 25.00 x 21.35 mm and 25.00 x 21.00 mm, set in 18k gold, marked Seaman Schepps. Gross weight 31.70 grams.
Dimensions: 1-1/4 inches x 3/4 inch
*Note: earrings are designed for non-pierced ears
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.
Type(s): Rock Crystal Quartz
Count: 1 - 25
Avg Quality: Fine
Overall Condition: Very Good
Condition Notes: Marked 750, maker's mark for Seaman Schepps, 17937. Completed by omega clip backs.
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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