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GETTING INKED

1 If your resolution for the new year includes trading some of your digital communications for putting pen to paper, why not do it in high style? The Desiderio fountain pen from Montegrappa is a good place to start. With its two-tone resin, trim in sterling silver and filigree-cut 18K gold nib, it feels like a big upgrade from your run-of-the-mill keyboard. montegrappa.com.

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PRICE: $850


THIN IS IN

2 A stealthy wedding proposal will be ruined if the engagement ring makes a premature appearance. Gunther Mele’s latest ring box will keep the hidden treasure under wraps until it’s time to pop the question. So slim that it is undetectable in any pocket, the ring within will be out of sight for as long as it takes to find the perfect moment. gunthermele.com.

PRICE: $2.29 each

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THE MIDAS TOUCH

3 In his 30-plus years as jewelry designer and manufacturer Mark Maxwell has learned a thing or two about perfecting the toughest bench techniques, and his book The Classic Goldsmith is a fast track to mastering them. The 113-page volume tackles intermediate and advanced projects that incorporate skills like forging, piercing and soldering, plus tips on how to bring CAD/CAM tools into the mix. Available on Amazon.com amazon.com.

PRICE: $29.95


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ON THE UP AND UP

4 Who doesn’t want to maximize the options for updating jewelry displays while keeping clutter to a minimum? The Burlap Hexagonal Nesting Block Riser Set from Rio Grande is a simple way to stagger the heights of products in a display. The set of six contains graduated blocks ranging from just over one inch to a little more than 6 inches; any of the risers that aren’t in use can be concealed within a larger one. riogrande.com.

PRICE: from $12.73


TAKING A DIP

5 Dazzle Drops, a jewelry-cleaning product from Connoisseurs, delivers a fresh batch of solution whenever it’s time to give a favorite bauble a bath. Each package contains a cleanser that combines with water, a dipping scoop for submerging jewelry in the mixture and a brush, and bears the Good Housekeeping seal for extra peace of mind. connoisseurs.com.

PRICE: $9.99

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Thinking of Liquidating? Think: Wilkerson

When Peter Reines, owner of Reines Jewelers in Charlottesville, VA, decided it was time to turn over the “reins” of his 45-year-old business to Jessica and Kevin Rogers, he chose Wilkerson to run his liquidation sale. It was, he says, the best way to maximize the return on his decades-long investment in fine jewelry. Now, with new owners at the helm, Reines can relax knowing that the sale was a success, and his new life is financially secure. And he’s glad he partnered with Wilkerson for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. “There’s just no way one person or company could run a sale the way we did,” he says.

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Write Right With This Fountain Pen, and More Stuff for Your Store for January

mm

Published

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Business boosting products for jewelry stores

GETTING INKED

1 If your resolution for the new year includes trading some of your digital communications for putting pen to paper, why not do it in high style? The Desiderio fountain pen from Montegrappa is a good place to start. With its two-tone resin, trim in sterling silver and filigree-cut 18K gold nib, it feels like a big upgrade from your run-of-the-mill keyboard. montegrappa.com.

Advertisement

PRICE: $850


THIN IS IN

2 A stealthy wedding proposal will be ruined if the engagement ring makes a premature appearance. Gunther Mele’s latest ring box will keep the hidden treasure under wraps until it’s time to pop the question. So slim that it is undetectable in any pocket, the ring within will be out of sight for as long as it takes to find the perfect moment. gunthermele.com.

Advertisement

PRICE: $2.29 each


THE MIDAS TOUCH

3 In his 30-plus years as jewelry designer and manufacturer Mark Maxwell has learned a thing or two about perfecting the toughest bench techniques, and his book The Classic Goldsmith is a fast track to mastering them. The 113-page volume tackles intermediate and advanced projects that incorporate skills like forging, piercing and soldering, plus tips on how to bring CAD/CAM tools into the mix. Available on Amazon.com amazon.com.

PRICE: $29.95

Advertisement

ON THE UP AND UP

4 Who doesn’t want to maximize the options for updating jewelry displays while keeping clutter to a minimum? The Burlap Hexagonal Nesting Block Riser Set from Rio Grande is a simple way to stagger the heights of products in a display. The set of six contains graduated blocks ranging from just over one inch to a little more than 6 inches; any of the risers that aren’t in use can be concealed within a larger one. riogrande.com.

PRICE: from $12.73


TAKING A DIP

5 Dazzle Drops, a jewelry-cleaning product from Connoisseurs, delivers a fresh batch of solution whenever it’s time to give a favorite bauble a bath. Each package contains a cleanser that combines with water, a dipping scoop for submerging jewelry in the mixture and a brush, and bears the Good Housekeeping seal for extra peace of mind. connoisseurs.com.

PRICE: $9.99

Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

Thinking of Liquidating? Think: Wilkerson

When Peter Reines, owner of Reines Jewelers in Charlottesville, VA, decided it was time to turn over the “reins” of his 45-year-old business to Jessica and Kevin Rogers, he chose Wilkerson to run his liquidation sale. It was, he says, the best way to maximize the return on his decades-long investment in fine jewelry. Now, with new owners at the helm, Reines can relax knowing that the sale was a success, and his new life is financially secure. And he’s glad he partnered with Wilkerson for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. “There’s just no way one person or company could run a sale the way we did,” he says.

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