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Hot Sellers: February 2015

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Men’s sterling silver and 18K gold Maltese cross ring by Konstantino. konstantino.com

We killed it with Konstantino! It was a news line for us (last) year that we just put in late November and it moved out like I’ve never seen before. — Marc Majors, Sam L. majors, Midland, TX

  • Without a doubt our hottest seller was the Rhythm of Love pendants and earrings from GemsOne, in particular the silver. We sold almost 400 pieces in silver, and many dozens in gold. — Mark Clodius, Clodius & Co., Rockford, IL
  • We sold boatloads of GemsOne, Alex and Ani, lots of engagement rings, Tom Kruskal and Officina Bernardi. — MJ Chanski, Hannoush Jewelers, Rutland, VT
  • Diamond studs of 1.50 to 2.25 carats were great gifts this year. Engagement rings from Gabriel & Co. are going to bring us more wedding ring sales this spring. It was a diamond holiday season. — Scott Kelly, Jems Jewels & Gold, North Wales, PA
  • Charles Garnier bracelets, Wind and Fire bracelets (by CG Creations) and diamond studs. — James Wolf, James Wolf Jewelers, Mason, OH
  • This was a year of big and unusual. Several big diamonds at the end of the season and some very rare timepieces. Otherwise, a big year for Roberto Coin (fashion was strong again) and huge for Mikimoto (pearls are very much in the zeitgeist). — Steven B. Goldfarb, Alvin Goldfarb Jeweler, Bellevue, WA
  • Rembrandt charms; Officina Bernardi silver. — Eileen Eichhorn, Eichhorn Jewelry, Decatur, IN
  • Once again the product lines Meira T and Empire Corp. with their unique diamond necklaces performed head and shoulders above other vendors. — Denise Oros, Linnea Jewelers, La Grange, IL
  • Reflection beads from Quality Gold and Angelica bracelets from Royal Chain were our heaviest sellers, but we also did very very well with the product in our eight-page Christmas flyer from Berco. — James Sickinger, Sickinger’s Jewelry, Lowell, IN
  • Diamond jewelry, mostly Simon Golub, colored gemstone jewelry by Allison Kaufman, Colore by Simon Golub, Pandora by the bucket loads. — Pat Gilmore, Dunbar Jewelers, Yakima, WA
  • Ed Levin, Elisa Ilana and Honora were strong sellers for us. — Annette Kinzie, Leonard Jewelry, Stillwater, OK
  • We sold a lot of watches: Philip Stein and Victorinox Swiss Army. We also sold a lot of pieces by Artistry Ltd. — Andrea Riso, Talisman Collection, El Dorado Hills, CA
  • Shimmering Diamonds necklaces by Ostbye. — Albert Yocom, Yocom Jewelry, Marceline, MO
  • Midas Chain’s LightZ earrings, Heartbeat diamond collection by Simply Diamonds. — Joseph Delefano, Regency Jewelers, Rotterdam, NY
  • Overnight personalized jewelry did well. — Traci Hill, Got Rocks, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Mariana and Pandora sold off the charts. — Karen Hollis, Hollis Jewelers, Batavia, IL

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