Monday, May 12, 2008

UFO Jewelry

In addition to some previous Fraternal Order of Oddfellows items we have found in the past, we stumbled upon these two items as well. A charm pendent and a small ring. Both are intriguing as the Oddfellows (and other fraternal organizations) appear to have produced an abundant supply of jewelry, badges, and ribbons.

The charm is small, round, and gold in color. It has a small hole to hang from a pendant at the top. The center contains a raised pattern of three interlocking rings of white, blue, and red (from top to bottom respectively). Inside these rings are the letters "F," "L," and "T" (from top to bottom again). Between the raised pattern in the middle and the raised, coin-like edge is a ray pattern or ridges and valleys emanating from the middle to the outside edge. The reverse has the same design.

The ring is very small and silver in color. The edging and the setting have small inscribed patterns decorating the edges. The setting has a small, deep red stone with an emerald style cut. The center of the stone is decorated with three interlocking silver rings.

Unique Marks:
The interlocking rings are indicative of the International Order of Oddfellows.

Unknown at this time.


- International Order of Oddfellows retrieved on May 9, 2008 from
- Numerous facts were gathered from the private Richard Family Estate collection. These facts span numerous sources of information and contain genealogical data, photos, and newspaper articles.

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