Seaman Schepps: A Century of New York Jewelry Design by Amanda Vaill and Janet Zapata with photography by David Behl. This American jeweler overcame a humble background to dazzle high society with his exuberant creations. Vendome Press, 2004. 204 pages.
Christopher Spitzmiller describes his range of handcrafted, timeless, and luxurious ceramic lamps as "jewelry for your living room." A former artist-in-residence at Southampton’s Mecox Gardens, he has produced lamps for top-tier designers (Suzanne Rheinstein and the late, great Albert Hadley among them) for 15 years.