Ehinger-Schwarz Modernist Gold Ammonite Shell Clip-on Earrings
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Item Description: "Ehinger-Schwarz Modernist Gold Ammonite Shell Clip-on Earrings"
Ehinger-Schwarz: A Pair of Modernist Gold Ammonite Shell Clip-on Earrings
18k yellow gold
Size 2.2 cm by 1.8 cm (approx. 7/8” by 11/16”)
Weight approx. 11.9 g
Marks: maker’s mark, gold content mark ‘750‘ for 18k gold
Germany, 1970s -1980s
Models of shells or prehistoric ammonites in satinised and polished gold, created by Wolf-Peter Schwarz (1942 - ) and his wife Ann-Charlotte, former owners and creative heads of the long-established German jewellery manufacture Ehinger-Schwarz in Ulm.
Ludwig, Reinhold: Schmuck-Design der Moderne: Geschichte und Gegenwart // Modern Jewellery Design: Past and Present. Stuttgart 2008, p. 244-249.
Kindly note that the ears of our ‘model’ are about 1 cm ( ½”) in length and width smaller than a human ear.
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