ORNAMENT, JEWELRY & ACCESSORY
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I  *WITHIN A DIAMOND - TRADEMARK OF IRONS AND RUSSEL CO., PROVIDENCE, R.   SINCE 1870

I  *SMALL "I" WITHIN A FISH GRAPHIC - JEWELRY TRADEMARK FOR IZI FISCHZANG   NEW YORK, SINCE 1962

ICHTHUS  *MEANING FISH. USED AS ATALISMAN SYMBOLIZING FERTILITY IN HAUNTED
  TIMES.  ALSO CHRISTIAN SYMBOL USED IN DEVOTIONAL JEWELRY AND
   RELIGIOUS OBJECTS.

IH  *JEWELRY TRADEMARK FOR INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER CO., CHICAGO, ILL  FOR EARRINGS, CUFF LINKS AND TIE CLASPS
                    SINCE 1946

IKEZAWA, WAHEI  *JEWELRY DESIGNER/ARTIST BORN 1946 IN SHIMANE, JAPAN.

IKKWAN   *JAPANESE CATVER OF NETSUKE IN THE MID 19TH CENTURY.

I-MILLER  *JEWELRY TRADEMARK FOR I MILLER & SONS, LONG ISLAND CITY, NY SINCE 1915

ILLSLEY, BRYAN  *JEWELRY DESIGNER/ARTIST BORN 1937 IN SURBITON, ENGLAND.

ILLUSION  *JEWELRY TRADEMARK FOR ALLIED STORES, CORP.;BON MARCHE; DEY BROTHER
    & CO.       ; QUACKENBUSH CO., FOR MOSTLY PEARL COSTUME JEWELRY SINCE 1947

IMITATION   *MAKE OUT OF MATERIALS OTHER THAN THE NATURAL ELEMENT OR
                         DESIGN.  IN JEWELRY - RHINESTONES, PASTE FOR GEMS AND HARD
                         RUBBER DYED AND THEN MOLDED TO IMITATE CORAL OR TORTOISE.

IMPERIAL  *JEWELRY TRADEMARK FOR IMPERIAL PEARL SYNDICATE, SINCE  1933

IMPERIAL BOUQUET  *JEWELRY TRADEMARK FOR COHN & ROSENBERGER, NEW YORK SINCE 1931

IMPRESSED                                           *SURFACE PATTERN DONE ON SOFT OF MALEABLE STONES/MATERIALS
                                                                  *MARKED OR STAMPED AS IF WITH PRESSURE INTO AN ITEM.

INCISED  *OPPOSITE OF RELIEF CATVING. MADE BY CUTTING OR ETCHING INTO
                                           THE MATERIAL BELOW THE SURFACE.

INDE--PENDANT!                                 *JEWELRY TRADEMARK USED BY WEINREICH BROS., NEW YORK SINCE 1949 ON
                                                                   PEARL EARRINGS.

INDRA                                                  *JEWELRY TRADEMARK USED BY CORONA MFG., NEW YORK SINCE 1946

INKY DINKY                                       *JEWELRY TRADEMARK USED BY ICE FOLLIES NOVELTY CO., LOS ANGELES,
                                                               CA. FOR PINS SINCE 1950

INLAY            *ORNAMENTATION ACHIEVED BY COMBINING MATERIALS IN PATTERNS
                        USING STONES, ENAMEL, MARBLE, WOOD.......TO INLAY ONE BODY  INTO ANOTHER
                        SO SURFACE IS LEVEL. THE CONTRAST OF THE  COLOR OR MATERIALS
                        CREATES THE DECORATION.

INRO                                                            *JAPANESE. SMALL CASE W/COMPARTMENTS WORN SUSPENDED BY CORD
                                                                       FROM THE SASH (OBI) ALONG WITH ARTICLES I.E. NETSUKE. A SIMILAR
                                                                       ITEM IN ANTIQUITY WAS THE CHATELAINE.

INTAGLIO   *DESIGN DEPRESSED BELOW THE SURFACE GIVING AN IMAGE IN RELIEF.
                        A "SEAL" IS DONE INTAGLIO.

INTAILLE                                              *FRENCH FOR INTAGLIO

INTARSIA OR TARSIA                       * INCISED WORK INLAID WITH CONTRACTING MATERIALS. ACTUALLY A TYPE OF
                                                                   MOSAIC USED BY THE ITALIAN DESIGNERS IN EARLY RENAISSANCE PERIOD USING
                                                                   SHELL AND BONE AS WELL AS IVORY. THIS TYPE OF INLAY OFTEN CREATED AN
                                                                   ELABORATE DESIGN.

INTERAMERICAN                                *JEWELRY TRADEMARK FOR INTERAMERICAN IMPORTING CO., PEORIA, ILL.

IOLITE          *GEM NAME FOR CODIERITE, A SILICATE OF ALUMINUM AND MAGNESIUM.
                         THE NAME IS DERIVED FROM THE GREEK "IOS" WHICH MEANS VIOLET AND
                        "LITHOS" WHICH MEANS STONE. IOLITE IS A VIOLET-BLUE IN COLOR.

IRADJ MOINI           *CONTEMPORARY NY JEWELRY DESIGNER FROM IRAN. DESIGNED JEWELRY
                                      FOR OSCAT DE LA RENTA,BLASS,SCCAASI AND HERRERA. MOST IS MADE
                                     OF BRASS AND USE IMPORTED STONES.

IRIDELLE  *JEWELRY TRADEMARK FOR JOSEPH H. MEYER BROS., BROOKLYN, NY SINCE 1931

IIRIDESCENCE  *THE LUSTER FINISH GIVEN TO SOME BEADS AND STONES TO ENCHANCE
                               THEIR BEAUTY.

IRIDESCENT                                 *TO GIVE A HIGH LUSTER TO PEARS, GLASS OR OTHER MATERIAL.

IRILITE  *JEWELRY TRADEMARK FOR RICHELIEU CORP., NEW YORK SINCE 1948

IRIS  *JEWELRY TRADEMARK OF JOSEPH H. MEYER, BROOKLYN, NY SINCE 1938

IRRESISTIBLE  *NY NY: C. 1930s: "ALL OF ME", "SUGAR AND SPICE"

ISABEY  *PARIS, FRANCE: C. 1920'S; "BLEU DE CHINE"

ISIDRO GARCIA PINA         *1952-1981. (MARICELA) SILVERSMITH IN TEZICAPAN, MEXICO - TAXCO
                                                  THE NAME OF HIS OLDEST DAUGHTER ,MARICELA, WAS HIS TRADEMARK.
                                                  USUALLY SIGNED COMBINED WITH MEXICO AROUND THE SILVER MARK 950.

ISIS  *JEWELRY TRADEMARK USED BY ISIS, INC., PROVIDENCE RI SINCE 1942

ISLAND FLOWER  *JEWELR Y TRADEMARK USED BY AVON PRODUCTS, NEW YORK SINCE 1971

ITOH, KAZUHIRO  *JEWELRY DESIGNER/ARTIST BORN 1948 IN SHIKOKU, JAPAN.

IT'S RINGTIME  *JEWELRY TRADEMARK USED BY UNCAS MFG., PROVIDENCE RI FOR LADIES
                                RINGS SINCE 1960

ITURA PEARLS  *JEWELRY TRADEMARK USED BY TURCHIN BEADS & PEARLIZING CO., BROOKLYN,
    NY                      FOR SYNTHETIC FINISH PEARL JEWELRY SINCE 1948

IVERSEN, JOHN  *  CONTEMPORARY STUDIO JEWELRY DESIGNER/ARTIST WITH SPECIALTY IN ENAMELS
                                    AND TECHNICAL DESIGN. SPECIAL DESIGN - BASKET SHAPED BRACELETS.

IVORY  *TRUE IVORY IS ELEPHANT TUSK. ONLY OTHER FOSSILISED MATERIALS SUCH
               AS MAMMOTH TUSK OR WALRUS TOOTH ARE ALLOWED TO BE CALLED IVORY.
               OTHER MATERIALS ARE USED TO IMMITATE IVORY - BONE, VEGETABLE IVORY.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

**ISKIN - Harry Iskin Jewelry Manufacturing, Philadelphia 1930-1953. specializing in gold filled and sterling jewelry.