Vintage Emmons silvertone pin, blue stone
Large lovely silver tone pin with a large light blue faceted rhinestone. Marked Emmons. Pristine condition. Measures 3" tall and 2 1/2" wide. Emmons Jewelers, Inc., of Newark, NY, is a costume jewelry company that was founded by Charles H. Stuart. Emmons produced high-quality pieces under the marks Emmons, and Emmolite (and later, the Sarah Coventry line). Emmons jewelry was only sold at home jewelry parties organized by an Emmons representatives. The Emmons mark was first used in March, 1949. The Emmolite mark (for pieces made from base metal) was first used in January, 1955. During the late 1950's, the Emmons company started using the Sarah Coventry name. Emmons costume jewelry is very collectible and can be difficult to find.