Emmons, no longer in business, was founded by Charles Stuart
in Newark, NY. He also founded it's sister company, Sarah Coventry.
There is a thorough and interesting discussion of this manufacturer
in Lillian Baker's "Fifty Years of Collectible Fashion Jewelry,
1925 - 1975. According to Lillian Baker----the Emmons Co. was
Incorporated in Feb. 1949 and then Sarah Coventry came into being
8 months later. It was only sold at home parties---mostly in the
50's and is now collectible and getting scarce.
Sarah Coventry had a Lifetime Guarantee...the cards stated
"may be sent back for repair to: P.O. Box 7899, Warwick, RI 02887.
Please include handling charge of $1.50." I'm not sure if this
is still being honored. Sarah Coventry discontinued operations
and home parties in 1984. The better sets and pieces are expected
to rise in price and every collector should have a few pieces
of Sarah Coventry in their collection.
Sarah Coventry MARKS:
"Coventry" and "Sarah Coventry" - First used 1949
"SC" - First used 1950
"Sarah" - First used 1951
"Sarah Cov" - First used 1953
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Vintage Sarah Coventry Goldtone Leaf and Faux Pearl Barrette. Brushed goldtone leaves. Measures 2-1/4" x 1/2". Excellent condition..
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"ALLUSION" Pin and Clip Back Earrings from 1968. The earrings are in the original box though the box is fair condition. The earrings have never been worn. The pin measures 3-1/2" x 2-1/4". There is a spot on the stem where there is a loss of plating but is sort of on the underside so you won't see it when worn. The pin doesn't look like it has been worn. Both earrings and pin in very good condition.
S535 Price: $46.00
"Lime-Light" Pin and Clip Back Earrings from the late 1950's to 1960's. Green & yellow aurora borealis stones handset in a shiny Goldtone setting. The Pin measures 2” in diameter and has a hook on the back so it can also be worn as a pendant. The earrings measures 1-3/8” in diameter. Mint condition never worn. Awesome set!
S518 Price: $46.00
Sarah Coventry Necklace and Bracelet. "Stone Age" from 1977. Grey/Blue marbled black irregularly-shaped plastic beads - an unusual look for Sarah Coventry. Round / Disc -originally designed for teens or young adults, but can be worn by anyone. 17-1/2" long on the necklace and 8-3/4” on the bracelet. They connect and can be worn as ONE LONG NECKLACE. Excellent condition. Nice light weight to it...
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S512 Price: $16.00
Sarah Coventry "Natures Choice" Sarah Sheen Gold and Silver Leaf Pin and Earring Set. This set is in the original box and is not unused. Someone attached pads to the clip backs which indicates this. Pin measures 2-3/4" x 2-1/4". Clip back earrings measure 1-1/4" in diameter. The set is in excellent condition.
S471 Price: $25.00
Sarah Cov Textured Silvertone Choker and Bracelet. Choker measures adjustable to 17" x 3/4" wide. the bracelet has a foldover clasp and measures 7-1/2". Excellent condition.
S383 Price: $37.00
Sarah Cov Silvertone Pin and Earrings. Slim and streamlined, this is a simplistic set that works with anything. The pin measures 2-3/4" across x 1" wide. The earrings are clip backs and measure 1-1/4" high x 5/8" wide. Excellent condition.
S332 Price: $16.00
Sarah Coventry Silver Leaf Pin and Earrings. Pin measures 2-1/4" x 2" and the clip back earrings 1-1/2" in diameter. The metal is lightweight. Excellent condition.
S179 Price: $20.00
Sarah Cov Round Silvertone Clip-On Earrings. Intricate openwork design. These measure 1-1/4" in diameter and are in excellent condition.
ES246 Price: $15.00
Sarah Cov Brushed Goldtone Clip-On Flower Earrings. The edges of the petals are shiny goldtone with the rest of the flower having a brushed finish. The center is raised with a lovely design. Measure 1-1/2" in diameter. Excellent condition.
ES245 Price: $14.00
Sarah Cov Silvertone Clip Back Earrings. The design is a side view of a woman's? head. I can't be sure. These are in very good condition measuring 1" in diameter.
ES176 Price: $12.00
Sarah Coventry Silver Tone Snow Flake pattern clip back earrings. Measures about 1" x 3/4". Very good condition.
ES148 Price: $14.00
Sarah Cov Snake Chain ID Bracelet with hang tag. In like new condition, this is a snake chain bracelet measuring 7-1/4" and has a plain gold charm (ready for engraving) measuring 7/8" in diameter.
Sarah Coventry Citrine and Smokey Topaz Stone Necklace "STARBURST" from 1975. Goldtone setting with a Diamond Dust granulation finish. The pendant measures 2-1/2" in diameter. The chain is 24" long. Very good condition.
NS608 Price: $34.00
Vintage Sarah Coventry Silver Textured Leaf Goldtone Necklace. This is adjustable to 17-1/2". Like new showing new wear at all. The texture on the leaves is likened to a silver frosting. The base is a shiny goldtone. 5/8" wide. Excellent condition.
Sarah Coventry 1970's Long Pearl Necklace measuring 90". There is a silvertone spring clasp. You can wrap these around a few times! The pearls are 8mm in size. I'd have these restrung for safety but they are wearable as is. The pearls are in excellent condition but there is some string showing since they slide (that's why I suggest restringing)..
NS563 Price: $60.00
Sarah Coventry Limited Edition 1973 Dark Goldtone Victorian Cross Necklace.
Measures 3-1/2" x 2-1/2". Chain measures 18". Very Good condition.
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NS538 Price: $24.00
Sarah Cov Silvertone Openworked Dangle Choker. This is a nice choker that looks stunning on! There are five rows of connected openworked pieces forming an upside down triangle. There are nine silver rectangular dangles. This hangs down about 4" and is adjustable to about 16-1/2". Excellent condition.
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NS392 Price: $28.00
Sarah Cov Opalescent Bead Twisted Wire Choker. I've had this one in before...and it's a hit! It's one of my favorite Sarah Coventry designs. Three glass opalescent beads are in between twisted circle wire work. gold tone. Measures 15-3/4, but has a ring that allows for adjusting smaller and closer to the
neckline. Hang tag attached. Excellent condition.
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NS330 Price: $28.00
c 1978 Sarah Cov Omega Pendant Necklace. gold tone with a yellow imported Austrian stone in the center - set open backed. The chain is very unlikely original to this, the metal is of an aluminum weight and very light. No clasp and not marked - the chain apparently is not original. The original
would've had a hang tag or mark on the clasp. Chain measures 24". The Cross is 2-1/2 " in diameter. Excellent condition. SEE CLOSEUP
NS289 Price: $28.00
Sarah Cov 1970s Swirling Flower Rhinestone Pin. Light shiny gold stone textured setting --- Clear rhinestones set in on larger swirls and in center of pin. Very good condition. Measures 2-1/2" in diameter.
PS993 Price: $28.00
Sarah Coventry 1969 Daisy Pin called "Light 'n Bright". The Daisy is comprised of white plastic and has a painted yellow center. The stem and leaves are a light gold tone with a Florentine finish to the inside of the leaves. Measures 2- 1/4" x 1-3/8 . Excellent condition.
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PS955 Price: $14.00
Sarah Cov "BURGUNDY". Bright Pink Apple Pin with goldtone openwork leaf stem and frame. The domed pink apple is made of Lucite. Measures 1-3/8". Excellent condition.
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PS936 Price: $28.00
Sarah Coventry "Daisy Mae" pin from the 1950's/1960's. This has a shiny goldtone sunflower with heavily textured center. 3-3/16" x 2 3/4. Very good condition.
PS835 Price: $15.00
Sarah Coventry Goldtone Bow Pin. Textured finish to the bow. Measures 2" x 1/2". Excellent condition.
PS736 Price: $7.00
Sarah Cov Royal Plumage Silvertone Pin. There is an oval blue center stone with a rippled surface surrounded by triangular shaped frame of silvertone filigree openwork. Measures 1-3/4". Excellent condition.
PS734 Price: $28.00
Vintage Sarah Cov "F" Pin with Dangling Fruit. I've never seen one like this before! There are 4 glass fruits hanging from this F initial pin. The pin measures 2-3/4" (fruit included in sizing) x 2". Excellent condition. IF you've ever seen this before, let me know, I'd greatly appreciate it!
PS649 Price: $34.00
Sarah Cov Oriental Silver and Goldtone Pin on Original Card. It has a geometric floral pattern. Excellent condition. Measures 2" in diameter.
PS587 Price: $24.00
Sarah Cov Thatched Openwork Goldtone Small and Large Size Pin. The pins are connected by double stranded goldtone chain accented by two teardrop shaped pendants (1"), chain 12" long. In original box. Excellent condition.
PS569 Price: $33.00
1970's Sarah Coventry Wreath Pin. Alternating goldentone and silvertone leaves measuring 2" in diameter. Excellent condition.
PS564 Price: $16.00
Sarah Cov Faux Pearl and AB RS Bar Pin. This is "Waltz Time" and was item #6770 in the "SarahSheen" line. Set into a light gold colored setting are four faux pearls on either side of double hearts in the center. Each heart has a tiny AB finished RS in it. Measures 2-1/4" x 1/4" and it's in very good condition.
PS507 Price: $10.00