Fine Jewelry, Arts & Antiques. Seaman SCHEPPS 14 karat Yellow Gold Bakelite Seashell Brooch. A beautiful vintage Seaman Schepps brooch made of Bakelite and 14k gold.The seashell is an iconic Schepps shape for brooches. This vintage brooch pin is crafted of a dark blue Bakelite set in a gold frame. Twisted gold threads underline the shell curves. A striking color combo of the dark blue and bright yellow is making the brooch pop on a lapel, a scarf, or a bag. Like other Schepps creations, this vintage pin carries a Retro aesthetics and looks futuristic at the same time. Because of the oversized scale and organic shape, this Seaman Schepps brooch makes a great statement piece.
The vintage seashell pin is made of carved Bakelite and 14 karat yellow gold. Stamped with Seaman Schepps maker's mark, hallmark for 14k gold. The vintage pin measures 2" x 1 7/8" (5 x 4.7 cm) and weighs 40.9 grams.
In great condition; wear consistent with age and use (please see pictures for details). We guarantee the authenticity of our pieces, as well as the stated condition and functionality of all items. The Nadine Krakov Collection is a mature business that has been serving Beverly Hills and Los Angeles antique and estate jewelry needs for over 20 years. Our first store opened in October 1997 and we are currently located in Beverly Hills, California.
Applying unconventional materials in jewelry making have been a signature of Seaman Schepps style. Since 1940s, such media as exotic wood, shell, rock crystal along with the precious stones have found a perfect place in the whimsical Schepps creations. Most of the time his pieces are chunky and featuring oversized details.The brand has specialized in making massive bangles, large curbside link necklaces and sculptural brooches. Vintage Seaman Schepps jewelry design is based on multiple adoptions and rearrangements of the existing styles. For instance, the Maltese cross brooches and earrings came from Verdura. Wide cuff bracelets were inspired by Belperron. But the House designers don't just repeat someone's ideas. Seaman Schepps has its own distinct character stated in the unique color combinations and unusual cuts.
As to the exotic materials, Schepps was inspired to implement them while being on his trips to Hong Kong. He spotted coral branches, carved ivory, architectural ornaments, and many other features of the Oriental aesthetics. Later each of those elements were incorporated in iconic Schepps jewelry. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Brooches & Pins".
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