A wonderfully large pair of 'shrimp' earrings crafted from amber and 18 karat yellow gold by famed American jeweller, Seaman Schepps. The earrings are crafted from grooved and domed curved amber with 18 karat yellow gold 'twists' strapping the amber in place. The earrings are finished with posts and keyhole clips to enable the earrings to sit firmly and upright on the ear. Fully signed to the rear the pair also feature a small scratched personal inventory code from a previous owner. A superb example of the firms famous 'shrimp' earrings and so beautifully large and bold.
Seaman Schepps was known as 'America's Court Jeweller' and his client list included notable women such as Elsa Schiaparelli, Chanel, The Duchess of Windsor along with members of the Mellon and Rockefeller families. He rose to fame during the Retro Mid Century era for large and bold jewels which were original in design.
Marked - 'Seaman Schepps ©️ (shell logo) 750'
Measures - 3cm long x 1.8cm wide
Total weight of pair - 28.99 grams