Seamans Schepps New York 18Kt Gold Brooch With 82.45 Ctw In Diamonds And Gemstones
Jeweled brooch-pendant designed by Seaman Schepps.
An elegant and sophisticate organic pendant-brooch created in New York city by the American jewelers Seaman Schepps, back in the 1998. This large jewelry piece was carefully crafted with impeccable details in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with high polished finish. Suited at the reverse, with a hinged pin and a trombone lock. Can be also used as a pendant.
Embellished with 19 natural vivid orange citrines of different cuts, sizes and colors variations, with a combined weight of 82 carats.
All gemstones are mount in movable bezels and are gradated in size. They are 6 organic leaves carvings, 5 checkerboards cut rondels beads and 7 round brilliant cuts.
All this, is accented, with four-prong settings that are holding 5 round brilliant cut diamonds, 0.45 carats, E/F color, VS-1 clarity and with 7 graduated cultured white pearls (3 to 5 mm).
The total weight of this piece is 47.1 grams and the measures are 88 mm by 42 mm (3.45 x 1.65 inches).
Signed and stamped, with the company brand maker's mark, the serial numbers and the assay hallmarks, "SEAMAN SCHEPPS .750 6294".
Seaman Schepps was an American jeweler famous for his retro style, 1950's jewelry design. The company was established in the 1905 as an antique and retailer store. in the 1931 was founded officially as a jewelry designer in New York and the workshop store was located at 516 in Madison Avenue. in the 1933 the business was so successful that they moved to a larger showroom at the 399 in the same avenue. This legendary jewelry designer rose to the best prominence in the 1930s by creating designs that defied all previous ideas of what jewelry should look like and whose designs were worn by the Duchess of Windsor and Andy Warhol.The firm was sold in the 1992.
Literature: SEAMAN SCHEPPS - A Century of New York Jewelry Design. The Vendome Press 2004. Amanda Valli & Janet Zapata. For similar pieces illustrated.
Literature: This piece are published at the Seaman Schepps 1998 catalog Pp-5 (see picture).
Collateral: It is accompanied by the designer's jewelry box.
Condition: The overall condition of this brooch is excellent. Beside the little normal wear, there is no damage to the gold. All the gemstones, are secured in the settings. This piece has been carefully inspected to guarantee the condition and authenticity.
INVENTORY REF: P0000EIME/1.132