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What I Really Ought to Have Said to That Extremely Rude Architect

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“I am a fully trained jeweler; maybe I should design some houses.”

… to the new jewelry designer who proudly told me, “I am a fully trained architect. This is a concept-led, process-oriented, minimal piece that relates to my experience as a Pilates instructor.” (It looked like a plain chain.)


Woulda Coulda Shouldas are provided anonymously by INSTORE’s Brain Squad.

This article originally appeared in the January 2017 edition of INSTORE.

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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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What I Really Ought to Have Said to That Extremely Rude Architect

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What I Really Ought to Have Said to That Extremely Rude Architect

“I am a fully trained jeweler; maybe I should design some houses.”

… to the new jewelry designer who proudly told me, “I am a fully trained architect. This is a concept-led, process-oriented, minimal piece that relates to my experience as a Pilates instructor.” (It looked like a plain chain.)


Woulda Coulda Shouldas are provided anonymously by INSTORE’s Brain Squad.

This article originally appeared in the January 2017 edition of INSTORE.

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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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