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Mrs Luke wrote at 2009-04-17 01:20:11
This bracelets sound much like the one I have.  It belonged to my mother in her teens.  She was born in 1932.  I have a "dimond" in the mouth of my lion, along with the ruby colored gems in the eyes but the marking is JOE Co or JOF Co.


Barb wrote at 2013-03-21 00:14:51
I, too, have a bracelet that fits this description.  It had belonged to my great aunt who probably received it sometime in the 30's or 40's.  I have always wondered about the worth of this piece because my father told me that my great aunt's husband won it in a card game.  


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Bill and Sally Jarrett

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We are collectors, hobbyists and dealers in memorabilia and antiques - especially antique vintage and costume jewelry items. For 10 years we owned an antique shop here in Central Florida but retired and reopened a site on the internet that specializes mostly in antique jewelry and accessories such as perfume bottles, etc. Bill is informed on general antiques specializing in china and silver or sterling tablewares while Sally tends to jewelry and paper/advertising ephemera. We receive a lot of general questions from our site and would be glad to try and answer or give direction not considered for official appraisal purposes, i.e. estate or insurance.

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10 years as antique shop owners 8 years as a jewelry designer supplying designs to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and MGM as well well as other limited outlets.

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JewelCollect Jewelry Ring Collectors Jewelry International

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10 years as antique shop owners 8 years in jewelry design jewelry collector member various forums, clubs, educational organizations

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