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Hot Sellers: December 2014




Hot Sellers: December 2014
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  • John Hardy, Rolex and diamonds. — Tonia Ulsh, Mountz Jewelers, Camp Hill, PA
  • Heartbeat pendants by Simply Diamonds in both 14K and silver. Silver sold out. — Don Delano, JL Jewelers, Tampa, FL
  • Customizing jewelry around beautiful colored gemstones is so strong for us now. We are selling fabulous and exciting gemstones and creating very special jewelry, and this seems to be gaining even more momentum! — Annette Kinzie, Leonard Jewelry, Stillwater, OK
  • Bridal was king. Best October ever. Rego and First Image Design. — Mike Doland, Doland Jewelers, Dubuque, IA
  • Chains from DownEast Trading, Quality Gold, TJ Originals and Artistry Ltd. seemed to be on everyone’s must-have list. — Denise Oros, Linnea Jewelers, La Grange, IL
  • Valina semi mounts (from Simon Golub). — Scott Lefcourt, Scottsdale Fine Jewelers, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Copper jewelry from Rio Grande! People love it and I pitch it as a fabulous rose gold alternative. — Traci Hill, Got Rocks, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Effy!— Whitney Lang, Burkes Fine Jewelers, Kilmarnock, VA
  • Rebecca Sahara Collection, pearl jewelry, Montblanc writing instruments, Alor bracelets. — Jill Hornik, Jae’s Jewelers, Coral Gables, FL
  • Wow, a flash from the past: I sold earring jackets and yellow gold again. — Kimberley Beasley, Kimberley’s Exquisite Jewelry, Des Moines, WA
  • We introduced the Henderson Collection and got off to a great start. Aside from the sales we generated we had many items placed on holiday wish lists. — Steve Matero, Matero Fine Jewelry & Design, Millwood, NY
  • Blue diamonds! We had several in stock to prep for Christmas and all but one was sold in October. — Jennifer Farnes, Revolution Jewelry Works, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Sterling silver — Frederic Duclos in particular. — Mark Goodman, Goodman Jewelers, Abingdon, VA
  • We did well with Elizabeth Locke so we’re definitely stocking up on that for the holidays. — Marc Majors, Sam L. Majors, Midland, TX
  • We held a gemstone roundtable that was huge for us. Sold lots of loose gems; now we get to mount all of them in the coming months. Love those events! — Chris McKee, Moyer Jewelers, State College, PA
  • Opal jewelry, Vahan, bridal from True Romance. — Dorothy Vodicka, The Gem Collection, Tallahassee, FL
  • Bastian, Dakota West, Angelica (by Royal Chain) bracelets, Citizen and Seiko watches. Diamond studs for anniversaries. Did not know that many people got married in October! — Karen Fitzpatrick, Harris Jewelers, Rio Rancho, NM
  • Endless just arrived and we’re so excited to show our customers what is hot for the holidays. Playing dress up with clients is half the fun! — Karen Hollis, K. Hollis Jewelers, Batavia, IL

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Moving Up — Not Out — with Wilkerson

Trish Parks has always wanted to be in the jewelry business and that passion has fueled her success. The original Corinth Jewelers opened in the Mississippi town of the same name in 2007. This year, Parks moved her business from its original strip mall location to a 10,000-square foot standalone store. To make room for fresh, new merchandise, she asked Wilkerson to organize a moving sale. “What I remember most about the sale is the outpouring excitement and appreciation from our customers,” says Parks. Would she recommend Wilkerson to other jewelers? “I would recommend Wilkerson because they came in, did what they were supposed to and made us all comfortable. And we met our goals.”

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