miniature antique padlocks, old watch chains, fobs, charms. the jewelry has an industrial feel. i often use vintage regional new york charms, keys and other elements. part punk, part edwardian. mixed metals- silver, steel, brass, gold filled. they look cool worn alone or layered with other chains, beads or charms. retail prices range from $40.00 to $400.00
the eagle shield is stamped j kraus 134 clinton st. n.y
i researched and discovered the man it was made for. joseph kraus lived at 134 clinton st. and in 1912 he was a member of the hebrew orphan asylum of the city of new york.