Celia Sebiri, New York, (1913-2006) enjoyed a jewelry designing career that spanned more than thirty years from the 1960's - 1990's. She was instrumental in paving the bridge between costume and fine jewelry and was a winner of the Cody award in 1973 for her jewelry designing. Her hand-crafted pieces were sold in such prestigious stores as Neiman Marcus, Saks, Sakowitz and high-end boutiques. She also designed for Avon in 1987. Her daughter, Karen, worked with her in designing works of art.
This lovely pair of clip earrings, circa 1970's, consists of a large elongated faux baroque pearl in a brass bezel mounting. The tan-colored pearl with great highlights is surrounded with an inlay of crushed agate quartz. The oval/teardrop-shaped earrings measure 1 1/2" in length and 1" in width with the narrower portion pointing upward when worn. Each earring is stamped "Sebiri"; the brass fittings have their original patina. Excellent condition. Great set from an American designer.