Description

    Multi-Stone, Diamond, Gold Convertible Necklace-Brooch, Seaman Schepps
    The necklace features a European-cut diamond measuring 7.00 x 7.00 mm and weighing approximately 1.25 carats, enhanced by full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.95 carats, accented by round, oval, and briolette-shaped ruby cabochons weighing a total of approximately 27.00 carats, further enhanced by round, oval, cushion, and emerald-shaped sapphire cabochons weighing a total of approximately 150.00 carats, further accented by oval, pear and briolette-shaped emerald cabochons weighing a total of approximately 63.10 carats, complimented by carved rubies, set in 14k gold, marked Seaman Schepps. Gross weight 134.50 grams.
    Necklace Length: 15-3/8 inches
    Brooch Dimensions: 2-1/2 inches x 1-5/8 inch

    Property of a Palm Beach, FL Collector


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Seaman Schepps
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: SI
    Diamond Shapes: European-cut, Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 26 - 50
    Gem Type: Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire
    Gem Average Clarity: Fair
    Gem Shape: Cabochon, Oval-Shaped Cabochon, Carved, Round-shaped, Emerald-cut, Cushion-cut, Briolette Cabochon
    Gem Count: 51 - 75
    Overall Condition: Good
    Notes: Bright colors and a fun variety of shapes.


    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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    April, 2013
    29th Monday
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