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Baird North Company 1913




Morning Glory Antiques & Jewelry

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JEWEL CHAT

Costume Jewelry Magazine




B
aird
North
Company
1913 Catalogue
Providence, Rhode Island






The COVER
illustration is an ornate jewelry box decorated with cherubs.

The FACTORY– "In the first
place we do not consider a sale closed until you have had ample time to
state your dissatisfaction, should you find it necessary to do so."
A check illustrated on the inside gives us the date
"April 1, 1913".

EDWARDIAN lady
wearing a white full-bodice dress with a high necked lace collar and a
locket. Photo mounted on heavy cardboard with embossed frame design, 4-1/2"
by 8-1/2", marked "Loomis, 9 Main St., Galesburg, Ill.".





CLEVER– A
page of ring styles with holes along the edge of the page with which to
determine your ring size.

EDWARDIAN ring with an
emerald, a sapphire and a diamond, circa 1910.
View
View #G22937

CAMEO shell and onyx
cameo pendants and brooches accented with seed pearls.

CAMEO gold tone cameo
pin/pendant with artificial pearls, 2".
View
View #Q26227





"14K SOLID
gold pendants and la vallieres"
accented with diamonds and pearls.

LAVALIERE
ruby and pearl. #Q22924
"14K SOLID gold pendants and la
vallieres"
accented with diamonds and pearls.

Edwardian lavalieres.





EDWARDIAN lady dressed
for a ball. She wears a dress with an intricately beaded and embroidered
bodice and hem, a gold bangle on her arm, and even her satin
slippers are beautifully decorated.

EDWARDIAN lady wearing a
brooch and a Czech style necklace. Photo in floral embossed folder marked
"Brooks Photo Studio, Denver, Colo." and in hand written pencil, "Ada B.
Lipscomb, 1906."

LADY in white wearing a cross
pendant and a golden bangle. View
View

EDWARDIAN ladies at the lake.





"14K SOLID gold
pendants and la vallieres"
accented with diamonds and pearls.

LAVALIERE
14k, diamond and seed pearl.

"14K SOLID gold pendants and la
vallieres"
accented with diamonds and pearls.


LAVALIERE
14k, diamond and seed pearl. #Q12473





14K SOLID GOLD
pendants and lavalieres.


EDWARDIAN
10K and seed pearl delicate Edwardian 16" necklace. This has
been treasured for many years and is in magnificent condition, and is so
flattering to wear.
View

View #Q20325

EDWARDIAN pendants,
lavalieres and bar pins all in filigree and diamonds.

LAVALIERE of 14k white
gold, diamond and seed pearls. #Q9861




LADIES little
finger rings.

CAMEO ring,
brought back from Italy after WWI.
View
View #G22928

MEN’S 10k gold genuine stone and
snake rings.

18k YELLOW GOLD
band with gypsy set diamond, engraved inside "AJK", circa 1910.
View
View
#Gajk





SIGNET men’s 10k
signet rings which "have been popular since the earliest times… practical
as well as ornamental… used as seals".
Baird North Company Catalogue
1913

14 K yellow gold heavy signet ring engraved
"D/C/G ?", size 9, measures 11/16" across the face.
View #G23362

SIGNET rings.

SIGNET ring
with the initials "JHC", circa 1900.
View
View #G22936






SIGNET
ring with hidden photo locket compartment.

Salesmen’s sample signet rings marked
W&W for Warren & Williams, 36 Garnet
St., Providence, Rhode Island. Rainwater page 249 says they were
ring manufacturers circa 1904-1912, but they are also on page 89 of
"Trademarks" published by the Jewelers Circular Publishing Company in
1915. View
View #Q28758
GOLD FILLED pendant
watches, monogramming was $1.00 extra in this 1913 vintage catalogue.

ELGIN 14k
yellow gold case watch marked with the number 138261159, circa 1908, 1-1/4",
newly cleaned and working.
View #w26047





LADIES
sterling silver early bracelet watch, "the very latest importation direct from
Paris… shaped to fit the arm."

LADY in white wearing a
simple WRIST WATCH.
WATCHES "Ladies
bracelet and chatelaine watches- Guaranteed accurate timepieces."

EDWARDIAN lady in a white
dress with pendant watch, bracelets and ring. Photo is mounted on heavy
cardboard with embossed linen texture, 6" by 9".
View