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R — used by many companies with different style lettering, inside shapes, etc.
Some of the companies were:
Updated 1/15/20 by Pamela Wiggins Siegel
RADIO — See FORSTNER–FORSTNER CHAIN CORP
RAFFAELLO — See CREAZIONI RAFAELLO
RAGA INC. Photo courtesy Molly Garza
RALPH DEROSA — See DEROSA, RALPH
THE RALPH SINGER JEWELRY CO., Chicago, Illinois — 1921 to present
RAMBLING ROSES (script) — See CORO
RAMSEY, LAURA — c. 1990s
RANDEL, ESHA — See ESHA RANDEL
Photo courtesy ID: justabunchawildflowers
RAZZA, LUCA — designer Luca Razza from 1950s
RDEROSA — See DEROSA, RALPH
REBAJES — 1932 to 1967
REGIMENTAL CRESTS — See SANDOR
REINAD — 1922 to at least 1954
REIS COMPANY, INC., Indianapolis, Indiana — 1919
REJA, INC., New York, New York — Jan. 17, 1941 – Dec. 4, 1953 — Pronumciation: RAY_ZHA (like Zsa Zsa Gabor)
REMEMBRANCE — See FORSTNER–FORSTNER CHAIN CORP
RENOIR — 1946 — 1964
R .F. S. Co. — See R.F. SIMMONS
R. F. SIMMONS CO., Attleboro, MA — since 1885
RICARDE OF HOLLYWOOD — See HOLLYWOOD JEWELRY PRODUCTS, INC.
RICCI, NINA — Paris, France/Toronto Canada
RICE-WEINER — 1938
Updated 1/16/20 by Pamela Wiggins Siegel
RICHARDS, W. E. CO., North Attleboro, MA — c. 1900-present
RICHELIEU — See JOSEPH H. MEYER
RIFAS — owned by Frank Rifas; Chicago, IL — c.1960
RISIS, Sinapore — 1976- ?
RIVO OF SWITZERLAND — c. 1954
ROBBINS — now Tharpe Robbins
ROBERT — See FASHIONCRAFT JEWELRY CO. ORIGINAL BY ROBERT
ROBERT FLEISCHER — See FLEISCHER, ROBERT
ROBERT GOOSSENS — See GOOSSENS, ROBERT
ROBERT MAYO — See MAYO, ROBERT
ROBERT ROSE — See JEWELRY FASHIONS, INC.
ROC — contemporary mark — China
RO-LON — See SWANK, INC.
ROLYN INC., Cranston, RI 1961 — present
ROMA — See FAIRDEAL
ROMAN COMPANY – St. Louis, MO — 1973 to present
ROUND THE CLOCK — See CORO
ROUSSELET, LOUIS — French jewelry designer
ROXANNE ASSOULIN — See ASSOULIN, ROXANNE
ROYAL BEAD NOVELTY, CO.
“Delroy ®” on one side; “Blue Ribbon Quality” on the reverse.
ROYAL COPENHAGEN — Madison Ave., NY — c. 1977
Mark: Laguna 1944; renewed in 1972, now dead
Mark: Persiana 1946; renewed in 1987, now dead
ROYAL INTERNATIONAL, Japan — c. 1950’s
ROYAL OF PITTSBURGH — ROYAL OF PITTSBURGH, INC., Pittsburgh, PA
ROZ KAPLAN, Baltimore, MD
RUBINSTEIN, HELENA — New York, New York
RUBY Z — See PARROT PEARLS
RUCINNI — Contemporary made in China
RUSH, ROBIN — Florida — contemporary
PAT SEAL: research files
DOTTY STRINGFIELD: research files
BOBYE SYVERSON: research files.
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