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INSTORE’s monthly round-up of hot products and sales trends in America’s jewelry stores.

Hot Sellers: December 2009

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Jewelry brands mentioned by more than one of the 159 survey participants who responded when we asked what they’d be reordering in

Pandora (27)
Hot Diamonds (6)
Chamilia (5)
Rembrandt (5)
Elle (4)
Heart On Fire (4)
Rebecca (4)
Rolex (4)
Simon Golub (4)
Trollbeads (4)
Imperial (3)
Gabriel & Co. (3)
Galatea (3)
David Yurman (2)
Ed Levin (2)
Everlon (2)
Fossil (2)
Honora (2)
John Hardy (2)
Lestage (2)
Sarah Graham (2)
Sarah’s Hope (2)
Seiko (2)
Simon G. (2)
Strellman (2)
Tacori (2)
Tag Heuer (2)

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We are stocking up on Lestage’s Convertible Collection, particularly the holiday-themed clasps. The polar bear is adorable! — Casey Gallant; Stephen Gallant Jewelers, Orleans, MA

Everlon has started to sell well since we received it. — Debbie Greene; Helm’s Jewelry, Columbia, TN

Artisan jewelry is doing well for us. We purchased some beautiful things in Tucson, and they sold well, so we are contacting the sellers to purchase more one-of-a-kind type pieces. — Patty Gallun Hansen; Dorothy Gallun Fine Jewelry, Cedarburg, WI

Gold. Hard to believe, but with gold prices as high as they are, people seem to have a new appreciation for its perceived value. — Anthony Mohr; Anthony M’s Visions in Gold, Wheat Ridge

We have had an uptick in Sarah Graham sales. People love the black from the oxidized steel.  — Colby Homec; Homec Jewelers, La Quinta, CA

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Canadian diamond engagement rings are very strong. — John Zeke; Zeke’s Jewellers, Brandon, MB, Canada

Ed Levin Jewelry. It’s hand-crafted with great, timeless designs. — Angela Doering; JC?Jewelers, Jackson, WY

This season’s must-have is our bread-and-butter line from Empire Corporation. We really are excited about our Spark platinum engagements and Adwar’s stacker bands. — Denise Oros; Linnea Jewelers, La Grange, IL

Scott Kay men’s sterling is new for us and makes me smile! I never thought I could sell men’s fashion bracelets. — Peter Manka Jr.; Ben Garelick Jewelers, Williamsville, NY

Gabriel & Co. is hot. Big looks, chunky rings and strands of gold with stones. — Barbara Oliver; Barbara L. Oliver & Co., Williamsville, NY

[span class=note]This story is from the December 2009 edition of INSTORE[/span]

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For nearly three decades, Suzanne and Tom Arnold ran a successful business at Facets Fine Jewelry in Arlington, Va. But the time came when the Arnolds wanted to do some of the things you put off while you’ve got a business to run. “We decided it was time to retire,” says Suzanne, who claims the couple knew how to open a store, how to run a store but “didn’t know how to close a store.” So, they hired Wilkerson to do it for them. When she called, Suzanne says Wilkerson offered every option for the sale she could have hoped for. Better still, “the sale exceeded our financial goals like crazy,” she says. And customers came, not only to take advantage of the going-out-of-business buys and mark-downs, but to wish a bon voyage to the beloved proprietors of a neighborhood institution. “People were celebrating our retirement, and that was so special,” says says.

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Hot Sellers: December 2009

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INSTORE’s monthly round-up of hot products and sales trends in America’s jewelry stores.

Hot Sellers: December 2009

[h3]Hot Brands[/h3]

Jewelry brands mentioned by more than one of the 159 survey participants who responded when we asked what they’d be reordering in

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Pandora (27)
Hot Diamonds (6)
Chamilia (5)
Rembrandt (5)
Elle (4)
Heart On Fire (4)
Rebecca (4)
Rolex (4)
Simon Golub (4)
Trollbeads (4)
Imperial (3)
Gabriel & Co. (3)
Galatea (3)
David Yurman (2)
Ed Levin (2)
Everlon (2)
Fossil (2)
Honora (2)
John Hardy (2)
Lestage (2)
Sarah Graham (2)
Sarah’s Hope (2)
Seiko (2)
Simon G. (2)
Strellman (2)
Tacori (2)
Tag Heuer (2)

[h3]Hot Sellers [/h3]

We are stocking up on Lestage’s Convertible Collection, particularly the holiday-themed clasps. The polar bear is adorable! — Casey Gallant; Stephen Gallant Jewelers, Orleans, MA

Everlon has started to sell well since we received it. — Debbie Greene; Helm’s Jewelry, Columbia, TN

Artisan jewelry is doing well for us. We purchased some beautiful things in Tucson, and they sold well, so we are contacting the sellers to purchase more one-of-a-kind type pieces. — Patty Gallun Hansen; Dorothy Gallun Fine Jewelry, Cedarburg, WI

Gold. Hard to believe, but with gold prices as high as they are, people seem to have a new appreciation for its perceived value. — Anthony Mohr; Anthony M’s Visions in Gold, Wheat Ridge

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We have had an uptick in Sarah Graham sales. People love the black from the oxidized steel.  — Colby Homec; Homec Jewelers, La Quinta, CA

Canadian diamond engagement rings are very strong. — John Zeke; Zeke’s Jewellers, Brandon, MB, Canada

Ed Levin Jewelry. It’s hand-crafted with great, timeless designs. — Angela Doering; JC?Jewelers, Jackson, WY

This season’s must-have is our bread-and-butter line from Empire Corporation. We really are excited about our Spark platinum engagements and Adwar’s stacker bands. — Denise Oros; Linnea Jewelers, La Grange, IL

Scott Kay men’s sterling is new for us and makes me smile! I never thought I could sell men’s fashion bracelets. — Peter Manka Jr.; Ben Garelick Jewelers, Williamsville, NY

Gabriel & Co. is hot. Big looks, chunky rings and strands of gold with stones. — Barbara Oliver; Barbara L. Oliver & Co., Williamsville, NY

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[span class=note]This story is from the December 2009 edition of INSTORE[/span]

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SPONSORED VIDEO

Celebrate Your Retirement with Wilkerson

For nearly three decades, Suzanne and Tom Arnold ran a successful business at Facets Fine Jewelry in Arlington, Va. But the time came when the Arnolds wanted to do some of the things you put off while you’ve got a business to run. “We decided it was time to retire,” says Suzanne, who claims the couple knew how to open a store, how to run a store but “didn’t know how to close a store.” So, they hired Wilkerson to do it for them. When she called, Suzanne says Wilkerson offered every option for the sale she could have hoped for. Better still, “the sale exceeded our financial goals like crazy,” she says. And customers came, not only to take advantage of the going-out-of-business buys and mark-downs, but to wish a bon voyage to the beloved proprietors of a neighborhood institution. “People were celebrating our retirement, and that was so special,” says says.

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