J.J. is the registered trademark of Jonette Jewelry Co. located in East Providence, RI. The company was founded in 1935 as Providence Jewelry Company by Abraham Lisker and later changed names to Lisker and Lisker Inc. During WWII the firm discontinued production due to the metal shortages that were brought on by the war and government restrictions. Since the 1970's, Gordon Lisker has been manufacturing jewelry though some of the work is farmed out to other companies. I love J.J. Jewelry... they make the cutest novelty pins I've seen. According to Abraham Lisker, the firm moved in this direction because of the popularity of their earlier ballerina pins and mother of pearl figurals. These were usually priced at about a buck! I believe their jewelry is above average in quality and Christmas pins are another of their specialty items. They are most certainly a FUN WEAR!
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JIM BENTON - MOTHERS/FAMILY - SCHOOL / COMPUTERS - RELIGIOUS - HOLIDAYS
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Make a statement pins
JJ Artifacts Just Face It...Can't Take It Pewter Clutch Pin (Tie Clasp Type). A smaller version of the actual pin and can be worn as a tie clasp. Measures 1-1/4" x 5/8". New on Artifacts card.
PS823 Price: $10.00 (3 In Stock)
JJ Just Face It - Who Cares Pewter Pin. This pin was designed by the well-known American artist/cartoonist Jim Benton and manufactured by Jonette. How funny! Jim Benton's cartoon figure of a guy picking his nose with the caption under it... WHO CARES. Great for that co-worker or friend with a sense of humor. Measures 2" x 1-1/2". New on Just Face It card. A fun gift idea.
PS694 Price: $15.25 (1 In Stock)
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MOTHERS - FAMILY - LOVE
JJ Artifacts Pewter Sunflower Photo Frame Pin. This is such a pretty pin... and the center of this flower will hold your favorite picture! Great gift idea for ANYONE! Measures 2-1/4" x 1-3/4". New on Artifacts card.
PS691 Price: $12.25 (5 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Antique Finish Brass Mom Heart Locket Photo Frame Pin. The front of the pin is engraved MOM. There are two roses off to the side. This heart opens up to hold your favorite picture. The other side of the open heart has xoxo, a daisy, hearts, lips, and a daisy. Around the picture frame side read in script With Love. Snaps shut. Measures 2" x 1-3/4". New on Artifacts card. Great gift for Mom!
PS690 Price: $15.00 (6 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts I Love Nana Pewter Photo Frame Pin. So you don't call her Grandma, you call her Nana. Well, then this one is for you! This is a cute little picture frame pin with hearts all around the frame. It has a balloon bullet above that says I love Nana. Measures 2" x 1-1/2". New on Artifacts Card.
PS689 Price: $12.50 (4 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Photo Frame Grandma Pin. Antiqued goldtone with two roses off to the side. This frame will hold your favorite grandchild's picture! Great gift for your Grandmother...measures 2" x 1-1/2". New on Artifacts card.
PS687 Price: $12.50 (2 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Pewter Soccer Mom Photo Frame Pin. I know a lot of soccer Moms so I just had to get a few of these. This will hold your children picture so you can show them off! The frame has Soccer Mom at the top and a soccer shirt on the left and two soccer balls and shoes. The frame measures 1-1/2" x 1-1/4". It holds a picture about the size of 1-18" x 13/16". New on Artifacts Card.
PS738 Price: $12.25 (6 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Pewter RS Princess Frame Pin. I have a little princess, do you? If so, this pin is perfect for you! This holds a picture about 1" x 3/4". Three small rhinestones are at the base of the crown. Two blue, one purple. The wand at the side has a red rhinestone at the top. The pin measures 2" x 1-1/2". This is a great gift idea! New on Artifacts Card.
PS769 Price: $12.50 (3 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Pewter and Enamel Mom Is Love Forever Pin. Great Mother's Day gift or any day when you can show your Mom appreciate her love! There are red enamel hearts and blue and purple enamel flowers. The backs of a Mom with her arm around her child are facing the sun which is under a cloud that says MOM. The pin measures 2" x 1-1/2". New on Artifacts card.
PS808 Price: $12.25 (3 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Antique Finish Happiness Comes In Many Flavors Pin. This is SO CUTE! Brass with enamel highlights... pink, purple, orange and yellow. There is a girl in the center that is licking an ice cream cone and it's dripping... the dog is catching what falls. The word Happiness is larger and goes across the top. On the left side it says, "comes in many flavors". The pin measures 2" x 1-3/4". New on artifacts card.
PS770 Price: $12.25 (4 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Pewter Girl Power Enamel and Rhinestone Pin. This is a beauty! With fist to the air, she shows she has power. There are three enameled flowers around the girl power words, one each in pink, purple and blue. Inside each flower there is an AB rhinestone. This measures 2-3/4" x 1-1/2". New on Artifacts card.
PS810 Price: $12.50 (3 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Gold/Enamel Happiness is Found Within Pin. A little girl holding her dog with the sun shining under the word Happiness. There is an enameled green leaf tree to her left. Happiness is written across the top and the words "is found within" ins underneath her bench across the bottom. Pink, purple, yellow and green enamel. This cute pin measures 2-1/8" x 1-3/4". New on artifacts card.
PS772 Price: $12.25 (4 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Matte Pewter Family Pin with Matte Brass Accents. Dad, Mom and two children holding hands. Great Pin for Mom! This measures 1-3/4" x 1-1/2". New on Artifacts Card.
PS775 Price: $15.00 (2 In Stock)
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SCHOOL - COMPUTERS
JJ New Goldtone Teacher With Class Pin on Artifacts Card. A shiny goldtone teacher has her back to you while address her class. The students, desk and ribbon with the words is all matte goldtone. The pin measures 2" wide by 1-5/8" high. Great gift for your child's favorite teacher!
PS640 Price: $9.00 (4 In Stock)
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JJ Angel Gabriel Brass Clutch Pin (Tie Tack Like). The card reads, "the name of this guardian angel means hero of God. He brings courage to the faint of heart. Wear this guardian angel, Gabriel, when a seemingly unsurmountable task is at hand. He will protect you from possible failure. The pin measures 2" x 1-3/4". New on card.
PS827 Price: $8.25 (6 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Goldtone Cross Pin. Wear your faith... on your suit, your jacket, your coat, in your heart. Wear it as you feel it. This cross is beautifully plain with cloth wrapped around horizontally and vertically around where the two meet. The finish has a hammered look. Measures 2-3/4" high x 2" wide. Simple statement of Faith.
PS708 Price: $6.50 (4 In Stock)
JJ Pewter Pocket Angel in Pouch. This consists of a grey suede pouch with the words in Gold, "An Angel In My Pocket" and a pewter oval shaped Angel that is slightly convex in shape...for the thumb to rub against the back. This oval piece measures 1" x 5/8". The pouch measures 2-7/8" x 1-7/8". Brand new.
SEE ANGEL CLOSE-UP
SEE BAG WORDS CLOSE-UP
M618 Price: $9.00 (11 In Stock)
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HOLIDAYS & CHRISTMAS PINS
JJ Brass Candy Cane Pierced Post Earrings. These are neat! They come in two parts. The top part with the earring post is the curve of the candy cane. This goes through the ear and then connects to the BACK which is the REST of the candy cane! It looks really great when worn...like the cane is going through your ear. These measure 1-1/2" x 3/4. Brand new on Happy Holidays card. Signed JJ.
ES300 Price: $10.50 (2 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Holiday Pewter Cheer Pin with hanging silvertone Bell. Sweet! The pin measures 2-1/2" x 2". New on card.
PS799 Price: $9.00 (5 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Lalique Stone Snowman Pin in Goldtone. I just LOVE this pin! Three Lalique like frosted glass cabs set into a goldtone setting. The snowman measures 2" x 7/8". New on Artifacts Card.
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JJ Artifacts Scrolled Christmas Tree with Multi-Color Rhinestones. Matte finished goldtone. There is a star at the top of the tree. Measures 2-1/4" x 1-3/4". New on card.
PS797 Price: $18.00 (2 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Halloween Pewter and Black Enamel Winged Clutch Pin. 1-1/4" x 1/2" high. New on Card.
PS801 Price: $5.00 (4 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Halloween Pewter Hat with Orange Enameled Moon Clutch Pin. This is like the tie tack style pin with the clutch back. Fun little pin that measures 1" in diameter. New on Artifacts Card.
PS800 Price: $9.00 (6 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Brass Halloween Witch Face Picture Frame. You can put a small picture in it about 3/4" x 7/8". Your child is a WITCH? hehe! This is cute. Brass with orange and blank enamel highlights. Measures 2-1/2" x 1-1/2". New on Artifacts card.
PS764 Price: $15.25 (4 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Brass & Enamel Santa Hugging Reindeer. Another of my favorites! This is a pin with Santa hugging the reindeer and his outfit and reindeer's nose is in enamel. Antique finish to the brass. Measures 2" x 1-1/4". New on card.
PS757 Price: $20.25 (5 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Brass Santa Face Pin. Red & Green Enamel on the Hat and Holly. This is one of my favorite Holidays Pins. Santa is very detailed and has an antique finish to the brass. Measures 2-1/2" x 1-7/8". New on Red Artifacts card.
PS756 Price: $20.25 (8 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Goldtone Christmas Tree with Dangling Presents. There is red and green enamel on the bulbs and the bows on the presents. This pin measures 2-1/8" x 1-1/2". New on card.
PS754 Price: $18.25 (6 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Leprechaun / Lover in two tone silver. Highlighted in shiny silvertone are the hat, collar, stem of clover, his boots and his mug. The rest of the pin has a matte silver finish. Fun for St. Patty's Day! Measures 2" in diameter. New on Artifacts Card.
PS816 Price: $10.00 (5 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Pewter Horse Shoe Pin with Green Enameled 4 Leaf Clover. This is great for Saint Patrick's Day or Horse lovers who enjoy the races! Measures 1-1/2" x 1-1/8". New on Artifacts Card.
PS815 Price: $7.50 (4 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Bunny Pushing Easter Egg Cart in 2 tone gold. Most of the pin has a matte gold finish, but his bow around his neck is shiny as is the wheel and egg decorations. The pin measures 2" x 1-3/4". New on Artifacts card.
PS818 Price: $9.50 (3 In Stock)
JJ Artifacts Brass Bunny With Enamel Ears, Rhinestone Eyes and Enamel Carrot. Pink enamel ears, orange enamel carrot with a green enamel top. The eyes are blue rhinestones. This bunny measures 1-7/8" x 1". New on Artifacts card.
PS767 Price: $24.25 (3 In Stock)