This article was written by Cheri Van Hoover who is also a fellow member of the Jewel Collect forum.
It is thought that this costume jewelry was made during the 1960s and the 1970s.
Stuart as Emmons Jewelers, Inc.
They also sold giftware, jewelry, lingerie and cosmetics.
His unique, handcrafted creations are one of a kind and he utilizes the highest- end imported stones.
Jewelry is usually ornate with a Victorian look.
The company was established in 1942 by Lester Hess and Jack Appel.
Then I can work on taking pictures of the stuff that is collectible.