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Hot Sellers: September 2014

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John Medeiros fashion jewelry was reintroduced to our stores and was well received. — Beth Cevasco, Scott’s Custom Jewelers, Columbus, OH

  • As usual, we cannot keep up with the wants and needs of our Alex and Ani customers. — MJ Chanski, Hannoush Jewelers, Rutland, VT
  • We continue to see larger tickets, a good sign that the economy might be ticking back up. — Kenny Gordon, Kenny G & Company Fine Jewelers, Citrus Heights, CA
  • Bridal is doing well: Rego and First Image Design. — Mike Doland, Doland Jewelers, Dubuque, IA
  • Bracelets from Lau International. Colored stone and sterling silver jewelry from Benjamin Cohen. Custom jewelry. — Frank Salinardi, Linardi’s Jewelers, Plantation, FL
  • Sterling silver statement jewelry $250 or less. — Traci Hill, Got Rocks, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Heavy Stone Rings is our go-to for alternative metal for men’s bands. We have also seen a surprising demand for Artistry Ltd.‘s stackable gemstone and diamond bands. — Denis Oros, Linnea Jewelers, La Grange, IL
  • Wind and Fire and Marianna on the low end. Custom designs and re-mounts on the high end. — John Carom, Abby’s Gold & Gems, Uniontown, PA
  • Silver from Carla Corp./Nancy B, Lashbrook wedding bands. — Loann Stokes, Stokes Jewelry, Stillwater, MN
  • Custom engagement rings with Stuller Red Box Diamonds — 0.75 carat to 1 carat. — Mary Harding, mary l harding, G.G., Bellingham, WA
  • Todd Reed sold well for us in July. We also did very well with yellow diamond center stone white diamond halo engagement rings. — Andrea Riso, Talisman Collection, El Dorado Hills, CA
  • Custom designs with a fishing theme have done well — fishing is a lifestyle in our area! — Morgan Bartel, Susann’s Custom Jewelers, Corpus Christi, TX
  • We sold the sterling and gold free-form earrings and bracelets from Ed Levin. These designs are unique in an open design and appeal to all ages. — Annette Kinzie, Leonard Jewelry, Stillwater, OK
  • We just started with Ritani and sold several. Another amazing month for watches specifically RolexPanerai and Breitling.— Steven B. Goldfarb, Alvin Goldfarb Jeweler, Bellevue, WA
  • I got in The Touch’s palladium silver braided cable bracelet to give a test run. It sold within six hours. I’ve ordered a bunch more. — Casey Gallant, Stephen Gallant Jewelers, Orleans, MA
  • The $4,500 to $6,000 price point has been strong. I’ve never had this busy of a summer season. — Lisa McConnell, Lisa McConnell Design Studio, Fort Worth, TX

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