Customer TypesThis Earth-Loving Bridal Customer Type Says “I Do” to Helping the Environment Published 1 year agoon August 16, 2018By Barbara Palumbo Instore September 2018 Issue Share Tweet When someone does all they can to help make our planet healthier, they want it to carry over to their wedding day. The Green Bride opts to go the recycled route. Her wedding gown is vintage — originally worn by her grandmother — and her jewels are all made by independent jewelry designers that use ethically sourced gemstones and eco-friendly gold in their creations.1. Dana BronfmanWith a style that is earthy and elegant, the Green Bride chose simple — but meaningful — hoops for her wedding day.New Constellation Bubble Hoops with reclaimed round brilliant cut diamonds (0.08 TCW) which are burnished-set into reclaimed 18K yellow gold satin finished earrings. $2,000danabronfman.com Advertisement2. Bario NealTriangles are often used as spiritual symbols representing three parts of a being (mind, body, and spirit), or three parts of time (past, present, and future). The Green Bride and her beloved together chose this ring to represent both aspects of their existence together.Handmade 18K recycled yellow gold Trillion Dyad ring with two ethically-sourced (and fully traceable) bezel set, custom-cut Sri Lankan white trillion sapphires. $2,550bario-neal.com3. Just JulesThe Green Bride believes it’s better to reuse and recycle than to buy new. This makes for less waste but still opens markets up to jobs for those who know a thing or two about previously-enjoyed products and jewels.Vintage gold-filled locket redesigned on a 14K yellow gold chain with white sapphire briolettes and bezel-set moonstone accents. Advertisement$800justjules.com4. Original EveFinding the perfect person with whom to share her desires, passions, and concerns for the planet is no easy task for the Green Bride, which is why she’s chosen a wedding band to represent the eternal love she and her partner will vow to stand by.Satin-finished custom diamond eternity band in 18K recycled yellow gold containing prong-set elongated white baguette diamonds. Price on Request.originaleve.com AdvertisementRelated Topics:Bario NealCustomer TypesDana BronfmanINSTORE September '18Just JulesOriginal Eve click to Comment(Comment)Up NextFrench Fashion Jewelry Line Les Georgettes Continues Fast Growth for US RetailersDon't MissThese Royalty and Runway-Inspired Engagement Rings Are Fit for a Princess Barbara Palumbo Barbara Palumbo is a watch and jewelry industry writer, journalist and speaker. She manages the blogging websites Adornmentality.com and Whatsonherwrist.com. Advertisement SPONSORED VIDEOWilkerson TestimonialsHaving a Moving Sale? 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And that’s the main reason why I contacted Wilkerson.”You may like This Swingin’ Style Was All Over the Red Carpet This Season Victorian-Era Coins, Bronfman and Muzo Collaboration and More Opening Lines for February 18 of the Latest Color-Crazy Gemstone JewelsPromoted Headlines For This Virginia Jeweler, the Future is All About CustomOvernight The Jewelry Retailer’s Ultimate Marketing Guide: Part 2/5RapNet 5 Creative Ways to Say Thank You This Holiday SeasonJewelers Mutual Customer TypesThis Fierce Female Client Type Wants Jewelry As Powerful As She Is Jewelry with meaning resonates particularly strongly with her. Published 7 months agoon May 1, 2019By Liz Kantner WITH 2018 BEING NAMED “Year of the Woman” and 2019 headed on a similar path, empowering jewelry has remained a strong trend. The Fierce Femme puts her jewelry on like armor every morning, and each piece makes her feel strong and protected. She is drawn to statement pieces that hold deeper meanings, pieces that she can connect with and pair with her daily wardrobe.1. Lindley GrayThere is something powerful about a pinky ring: it’s a small piece of jewelry that makes a big statement. This signet ring includes a black spinel, which is said to repel negative energy. When worn with the point of the triangle facing down, it symbolizes feminine energy.$1,800Foundation signet ring in 18K yellow gold featuring custom cut black spinel trillion.lindleygray.com2. Linda HojThis sword necklace was inspired by the designer’s daughter and signifies power, strength, protection and action. The Fierce Femme is drawn to this meaningful story; she knows that this piece will be a daily reminder that anything is possible.$1,320Dark Sister necklace in blackened sterling silver and 22K yellow gold with rubies.lindahoj.comAdvertisement3. Imperfect GraceBold, gold hoop earrings are in, thanks to congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. They are an empowering yet classic addition to any outfit, including a power suit.$1,38014K yellow gold textured hoop earrings.imperfectgrace.co4. Cleopatra’s BlingOur Fierce Femme loves a special talisman, and this ring fits the bill. It features the fearsome face of the Gorgoneion, which has been used as a protective symbol for centuries. It was worn as a protective amulet by the goddess Athena to ward off evil.$992Gorgoneion ring in 18K yellow gold with pink sapphires.cleopatrasbling.com Continue Reading Customer TypesWhen It Comes to This Customer Type’s Jewelry, She Always Gets Lucky See what styles to pick for customers who believe in astrology and other talismans. Published 1 year agoon November 14, 2018By Beth Bernstein THE FORTUNE TELLER is a woman who believes in the power of her talismanic jewelry. She loves past inspiration but prefers to wear symbolic pieces from modern designers and think about the next chapter in her life. She values love, luck and protection, and she appreciates charms that hold deep meaning in these areas. She is fearless about mixing metals, colors and medallions together as long as they are significant to her.1. FoundraeFor the Fortune Teller, a charm bracelet reflects where she has been and how she is moving forward in her life. She wears the lion medallion for strength, the dream star, arrow and triangle for “actualizing her dreams,” the scarab for protection and the karma medallion to send out positive energy into the world.Foundrae extended clip chain with four 20mm medallions with diamond accents, all in 18K yellow gold.Price on requestfoundrae.com2. Dru JewelryThe Fortune Teller prefers to wear two or more luck-filled totems at a time. Like the late Aretha Franklin, she commands respect in all aspects, and especially in love.14K yellow gold R.E.S.P.E.C.T. pendant with modern acrostic touches of the letter of each gem spelling out “respect” as well. $1,365drujewelry.comAdvertisement3. RetrouvaiSignet rings have provided meaning throughout history, from family crests and seals that were used to sign important documents to motifs that related one’s hobbies. The Fortune Teller is enamored of contemporary signet rings that are relevant in modern times and to her on a personal level. This one with a lion signifies “fearlessness and being extraordinary.” 14K yellow gold Grandfather Fantasy signet ring.$2,420retrouvai.com4. Julie LambOur Fortune Teller doesn’t need words or motifs to feel like she is wearing a talisman. Shapes can also signify meaning, and this ring represents the “Superwoman” she is and what makes her shine.14K gold and diamond Metropolis Power Charm ring with custom cut colored gemstones and diamond pavé band in three different versions: rhodolite garnet in rose gold, iolite in white gold and green tourmaline in yellow gold. $1,795-$2,250julielambny.com Continue Reading Customer TypesThis Customer Type Loves Layering Her Jewelry Some jewelry is meant to be stacked, and she knows just how to style it. Published 1 year agoon September 17, 2018By Liz Kantner Piling on pieces of jewelry doesn’t come from the thought that “more is more”; it’s a way for the wearer to further personalize her look. This client adds pieces to her stack often. Give the Layered Lover time to try things on so that she can find the perfect addition to her daily jewelry.1. Jennie KwonThese sweet stud earrings would be a perfect option for The Layered Lover’s collection. She is fully on board with the multiple piercings trend and enjoys creating new earring looks.Earring with princess cut emerald and green, pink and blue sapphire; stud earring with emerald and five colored sapphires. $295 and $315jenniekwondesigns.com2. Sia TaylorThis necklace can be worn multiple ways to create the look of layers; it also sits nicely with other pendant necklaces. The Layered Lover will ask about the chain length to make sure it works perfectly with her stack.16-inch necklace in oxidized sterling silver with 18K yellow gold dots. $748siataylor.com3. Diana MitchellOne bracelet is just not enough for The Layered Lover: she’s been curating her “arm party” since before that was a popular hashtag. These Diana Mitchell bracelets stack beautifully with each other and would work with other bracelets as well!Carved 18K yellow gold cuffs with rose cut diamonds (0.25 TCW). $2,760 for both dianamitchell.com4. WwakeWwake designs rings that are meant to be stacked. Each ring alone is delicate, but when paired together, they create a bold and personalized look, ideal for The Layered Lover.14K yellow gold ring with emeralds (0.21 TCW); 14K yellow gold ring with three brilliant diamonds (0.09 TCW). $1,300 and $545wwake.com Continue ReadingAdvertisementLatestTrendingVideos Tools and Services6 hours agoUpcoming Trade Shows, Stuller’s Newest Catalog and More Service News Jewelry Pro Gear6 hours agoFrom Gem-Covered Leggings to a New Diamond Screening Tool, You Need This Stuff for Your Store Jewelry7 hours agoFrom Brazilian-Inspired Colors to Dog-Centric Designs, These Are December’s New Collections Photo Gallery5 days agoCarrie Underwood Dons 19-Carat Yellow Diamond Ring for Award Show … and More Celeb Jewelry Sightings News5 days agoList of Jewelry Industry Trade Events for 2020 Photo Gallery12 hours agoArizona Store Dog ‘Just Likes Messing With Folks’ … and More of America’s Cutest Jewelry Store Mascots Multimedia Highlights2 days agoPodcast Highlight: Jenny O. on the One-Week Course That Changed Her Life Jimmy Degroot6 days agoVideo: Increase Your Jewelry Sales Through Add-Ons Multimedia Highlights6 days agoPodcast Highlight: Jenny O. 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