*David Webb New York large bold Stepped clips-earrings in Solid 18 kt yellow gold
Outstanding pair of earrings designed by David Webb (1925-1975).
Beautiful and bold sculptural pair, created at the Webb atelier in New York city back in the 1970. They was carefully crafted in rich solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with a stepped patterns. Finished with high polished surfaces and suited with a comfortable pair of omega backs for fastening clips, The posts option for pierced ears can be easily added.
They are pretty large, with a total weight of 40.4 grams and measures of 33 mm by 29 mm (1.31 x 1.14 inch).
Stamped, with the maker's mark, the gold assay hallmark and signed, "WEBB 18 KT".
David Webb (1925-1975), was an American jeweler. On July 28, 1948, he founded David Webb, the company, which opened at 2 West 46th Street. Among his clients were Elizabeth Taylor, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Barbara Streisand and Beyoncé have also worn his jewelry.
Born in Asheville, North Carolina in 1925, Webb was a self-taught designer whose work included dragon bracelets, Maltese cross brooches and animal motifs. In 1964, The Duke of Windsor purchased a bracelet for his wife. Diana Vreeland, a noted columnist and editor of Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, was often seen with a David Webb black-and-white enamel zebra bangle.
They are in perfect condition.
INVENTORY REF: E0000SRNM/.9711