*Seaman Schepps New York cocktail ring in 18 kt gold with 54.30 Cts in Sapphires
A jeweled cocktail ring designed by Seaman Schepps.
Gorgeous vintage piece created in New York city, circa early 1970. Made with an impeccable workmanship in solid 18 karats yellow gold.
Prong set on top, with a cluster of 10 cabochons oval cuts of blue sapphires with a combined weight of 54.3 carats. All gemstones are natural, with color variations, Ceylon (Sri-Lanka) provenance and not heat.
Weight: 23.95 Grams, (15.35 Dwt).
Size: 6.5 sizeable.
Measurements: From the top 30 mm by 28 mm (1.18 x 1.1 Inches).
Hallmarks: Stamped, with the maker's mark, the gold assay hallmark, the serial numbers and signed in full, "SEAMAN SCHEPPS 463 750 MADE IN USA".
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.
Note: This model is extremely hard to see offered in the aftermarket.
This ring is in perfect impeccable condition, with great eye appeal.
INVENTORY REF: R090622CAIO/.5757