Jonette Jewelry Company (J.J.)

JJ American Flag Carrying Dog JJ Rooster Pin


 

As of September 1, 2006, Jonette Jewelry Company, (J.J.) closed it's doors after 69 years of production making their signed JJ pins!

JJ is a registered trademark that stands for "Jonette Jewelry Company". Jonette Jewelry is a family-owned business & has been making collectible costume jewelry for over 60 years. They were founded by Abraham Lisker in East Providence, Rhode Island, & originally were called the "Providence Jewelry Company". They then changed their name to "Lisker & Lisker" when his brother Nathan joined them in the business. When World War II started they stopped production. They then began using the name "Jonette Jewelry" after the war was over, the name came from their parents names,"John" & "Etta".

In 1970, they started using the copyright "JJ" stamp on all pieces made. In 1986 they registered the popular Artifacts mark, they also have a pewter line of western animals with the "Santa Fe" mark.
 

Their pieces were only manufactured for a certain period of time, and after that, they became very collectible items!