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Seaman Schepps Chessman Gold Brooch


Circa 1960s, 18k, Seaman Schepps, American. At Seaman Schepps, exotic is iconic. This particularly gorgeous chessman brooch is set with larger sapphires and emeralds as well as brilliant white diamonds. The body is rock crystal and the form extremely full-blown. Vintage examples like this one are much finer than current production. Excellent condition. Remark: “The New York City Jewelers that trace their roots to the pre-war era have a verve that is American jewelry fashion at its exciting best.” SIZE: 2 5/8 inches high by 1 5/8 inches wide WEIGHT: 45.4 grams STONES: rock crystal, 3.0 carats total weight carved emeralds, 1.30 carat pear shaped blue sapphire, .75 carats total weight yellow sapphires, two 1.0 carat cabochon blue sapphires, .80 carats total weight sapphires, carved citrine, and .30 carats total weight H color, SI1 clarity diamonds. HALLMARKS: Seaman Schepps, copyright, "shell" hallmark, 750 for 18k, and #12397 STOCK NUMBER: 20147 Jewelry acquired from this dealer must delight you. Purchases may be returned for any reason for a period of 7 days.


  • Creator
  • Place of origin
    United States
  • Date of manufacture
    Circa 1960s
  • Condition
  • Dimensions

    H 2.63 in. x W 1.63 in.

    H 66.81 mm x W 41.41 mm

  • Weight
    45.4 g
  • Seller location
    Litchfield, CT
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