Co•co•drie noun. (French) translated: Alligator
1: either of two crocodilians (Alligator mississippiensis of the southeastern United States and A. sinensis of China) having broad heads not tapering to the snout and a special pocket in the upper jaw for reception of the enlarged lower fourth tooth
2: leather made from alligator hide
As a native of Louisiana and an avid sportsman, Ann's appreciation and respect for wildlife and nature inspired Cocodrie Collection. Working directly with her metallurgist, as well as hand-selecting the finest Louisiana alligator, Ann's Cocodrie Collection reflects the integrity and suppleness inherent in properly tanned skins. Jewelry in Cocodrie Collection often uses sterling silver; 14K and 18K gold; precious and semi-precious stones and is offered in a myriad of skin colors. Cocodrie Collection includes bracelets, necklaces, earrings, belts, cardholders, cuff links and pins. Incorporating alligator in design, Jane Ann Jarrell participates in sustaining one of Louisiana's renewable natural resources – the alligator.
1: an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change
2: a change for the better that maintains integrity
We all have heirlooms, loose stones, fine jewelry, bracelets and earrings that might sit unworn and unloved. That's what inspired Preservation Collection. Ann will work directly with you to custom design a new piece of jewelry to preserve the integrity of the original piece. Preservation Collection often uses sterling silver; 14K and 18K gold and precious and semi-precious stones.