|Watch Owl Pendant|
|White Washed Owl Pendant|
The 2nd one is a variation on the owl watch. You will also see that the metal has had a white wash done to it. In Mr DeLizza's book on page 113 he talks about how the white wash treatment was done. They first did it on the elephant and donkey pendants they made and then later when they made the owls they used the same treatment. Not all of the owls are white washed. They are also gold or silver toned.
NOT a Juliana Owl
|Close up of incorrect tail linkage (green)|
and correct tail linkage (red)
One extremely important thing to know when identifying these owl designs is that the connector for the tail must be a fold over piece of flat metal and not just a metal loop. The ones with a metal loop are period copies, not Juliana (D and E) originals.
|Large Looped Owl|
|Small Looped Owl|
The next owl is a large cast design with a large cabochon body. Again it has the same fold over metal holding on the tail.
|Rhinestone Body Owl|
|Heat Formed Plastic Owl|
|Wood and Heat Formed|
So as you can see owl pendants were very popular in Juliana designs but other birds not so much. The only non owl pendant I know of is the thunderbird pendant which has a cabochon center and metal with heart scrollwork. Next week we will take a little break from figurals and talk about the geode jewelry that Juliana (D and E) did.