Mystical Creatures of the Sea

June 1998

Precious Metals:New Products

Mystical Creatures of the Sea

Turn your showcase into an aquarium for precious metal interpretations of sea life

You don't have to scuba dive to enjoy the mysteries of the deep.

Creatures from the silent floors of the sea are given life in jewelry by some of today's top designers and manufacturers – all in time to take advantage of interest in the sea sparked by the resounding success of the film Titanic.

by Lorraine M. Suermann

Rembrandt's 14k gold sea life bracelet is from the Sealife/Nautical collection. Suggested retail, $1,200.
Rembrandt Quality Charms, Buffalo, NY; (800) 828-7840 or (716) 633-2450, fax (800) 828-7811.

JewelMak's 18k gold shell pin with a 0.12-ct. diamond accent cradles a 12mm golden South Sea pearl. Suggested retail, $1,800.
JewelMak Inc., New York City; (212) 398-2999, fax (212) 398-0721.

14k gold pelican by Mercedes J. Franklin is $694 suggested retail.
Mercedes J. Franklin, Southport, FL; (800) 365-8373 or (904) 265-6274, fax (904) 265-2029.

Shine Jewelry Mfg.'s turtle pin is interpreted in 14k rose and yellow gold.
Shine Jewelry Mfg. Co., Burbank, CA; (800) 523-5594 or (818) 556-5025, fax (818) 556-3483.

Onofrio D. Oro fashions a dolphin in 18k gold. Onofrio D. Oro, New York, NY; (212) 768-1395, fax (212) 843-0601.

Man-Am Creations' 14k hard-baked enamel sea turtle pendant is $220 keystone.
Man-Am Creations, Tappan, NY; (800) 8-MAN-AM7 or (914) 365-2846, fax (914) 365-3105.

Michael Anthony offers this 14k gold dolphin charm.
Michael Anthony Jewelers, Mt. Vernon, NY; (800) 966-8800 or (914) 699-0000, fax (914) 664-4884.

R&M Richter offers a 14k gold enamel fish pin enhanced with rubies. Keystone, $480.
R&M Richter, New York, NY; (800) 327-6689 or (212) 840-0558.

Mark Edwards pavé-sets 42 full-cut diamonds into this sand dollar bracelet.
Mark Edwards Ltd., Deerfield Beach, FL; (954) 698-0422, fax (954) 698-6077.

Bayanihan Ltd. offers this large sterling silver seagull pin.
Bayanihan Ltd., Harrisburg, PA; (717) 652-3987 or fax (717) 545-4830.

Raya's Under the Sea Collection includes this handcrafted 14k gold bracelet depicting sea life to its fullest.
Raya, Los Angeles, CA; (800) 683-RAYA or (213) 622-2322, fax (213) 683-0540.

Gem Shapes Inc. offers leaping bass cuff links featuring blue Mayan Skystone in 18k gold in its Heart of the Lion men's collection. Suggested retail, $1,895.
Gem Shapes Inc., Sausalito, CA; (800) 345-GEMS or (415) 331-0107.

Ronna Lugosch enhances these Shell Hearts with diamonds or white pearls.
Lugosch, Round Pond, ME; (207) 529-6050, fax (207) 529-7000.

Angelo Inc.'s Dolphin pendant and earrings feature freshwater pearl accents. Suggested retail, $99 for the pendant, $210 for the earrings.
Angelo Inc., Downey, CA; (800) 537-2031, fax (562) 862-5478.

Meyrowitz Inc.'s lobster is fully articulated in 18k gold.
Meyrowitz Inc., Atlanta, GA; (404) 239-9900.

Frederic Duclos' Sterling Mesh Collection features mesh button earrings ($94 keystone) and a donut necklace ($210). From the Electroform Silver Signature Collection come the starfish necklace ($216) and royal goldfish earrings accented with 24k goldplating ($74). The Crystal Sculptures Collection features a crystal starfish ($64) and a seashell ($52).
Frederic Duclos, Huntington Beach, CA; (714) 898-3636, fax (714) 897-7963, e-mail

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