Jewelry, Pendant, Gold (Avery)

Vintage 14 karat yellow gold cross pendant by James Avery Craftsman with oval loop/bail.  One of his classic designs, this pendant measures 1" long and 3/4" wide.  Marked 14K, with correct James Avery hallmark.

James Avery was a World War II B-26 bomber pilot who began exploring jewelry-making while teaching Industrial Arts at the University of Colorado.  His passion led him back to Texas where he founded the jewelry company that bears his name.  James Avery Craftsman jewelry is beautiful, well made and highly collectible, and bears the slogan "a tradition of integrity."  The company's present headquarters is locationed in Kerrville, TX.

Photo:  Darla Aniline Photography