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That same year, he hired Fred Garcia to assist with the designing, sawing, polishing, finishing and selling of his jewelry. In 1957, James Avery produced his first Christian Jewelry Catalog of 16 pages that featured 39 items, all hand-made.
The company in 1965 was known as James Avery Craftsman, Inc. The James Avery jewelry today consists of designs in Sterling Silver, 14K and 18K yellow and white gold and gemstones for both women and men with 1100 designs and 14,000 separate jewelry items in the active line.
Strongwaters jewelry is instantly recognized by the swirled and layered enamel, the hand-placed clear and color Swarovski crystals and a lighthearted use of motifs. His jewelry of necklaces, bracelets, brooches, earrings and rings is hand-painted over metal (filigreed, pewter, antique brass, and silver plate, hand-enameled, hand-set in the U. Outstanding jewelry designs taken from nature like leaves and flowers and/or animals to include butterflies, frogs, salamanders, and dragonflies embedded in metal of gold and silver.
Mark: JAY FEINBERG (1982 - 1988), JAY STRONGWATER (beginning in 1990 on tags and stickers), JAY (on earrings).
The 1980s were good years for jewelry and Feinbergs jewelry often was seen on the New York runways and the pages of Vogue magazines.
In 1988, a partnership developed with an investor to help the business grow, but it fell apart and in 1989, the business closed and the investor retained the rights to use the name of Jay Feinberg.
Fans of vintage costume jewelry will be excited to add Coventry jewelry to their collections.