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Vintage Jewelry Ads II: Juergens & Andersen and Underwood’s July 08, 2020 (0 comments)


Merrick, NY--The Centurion Newsletter wants your old photos! 

Our first two contributors are Juergens & Andersen, the Chicago-based company that pioneered the "Add-A-Pearl" concept, and jeweler Craig Underwood of Fayetteville, AR-based Underwoods Fine Jewelers, who sent in photos of himself and his dad, Bill. Yes, that's Craig at age four, learning to identify gems! 

1899 Add-A-Pearl Ad

Juergens & Andersen trade ads from 1899, above, and the 1920s, below. An old catalog is below bottom.

J&A Ad 1920s

Below, top to bottom: Craig Underwood at age four, learning to use a microscope with a cookie in hand; and adult Craig today. Bill Underwood in 1964 and Bill today.

Craig Underwood Age Four
Craig Underwood
Bill Underwood 1964
Bill Underwood

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