Tag Archives: clasps

Pearl – June Birthstone

If you’ve ever seen a pirate movie, you’ve likely seen a chest brimming over with gold and jewels and strands of pearls. You’ve probably heard the parable of the man who sold everything he owned to purchase a field in which he found a “pearl of great price.” Those days are long gone, but time…

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Interchangeable Clasps

One style of jewelry I’m known for carrying, as well as creating in my shop, is interchangeable necklace clasps. Designers like Marcel Roelofs, Gellner, and Jorg Heinz span the stylistic spectrum from classic and conservative to ultra-contemporary. Then there are the pieces I design, and my shop produces. These clasps can be worn on simple…

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. In fact, it’s not even two weeks away. February 14th sneaks up on people every year, and I always have someone rushing in the door five minutes before close on the 13th. I know I can’t prevent the last-minute stop. I’ve tried to get guys to be proactive…

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On the 7th Day of Christmas…

Gellner – 30% Discount I work with a number of German designers. Some are gem cutters, like Bernd Munsteiner. Others are jewelry makers, like Christian Bauer, Jorg Heinz, and Gellner. Today, we’re talking about Gellner. Gellner works in pearls. But these are not your grandmother’s pearls. Black rhodium plating, rough-cut gem strands, abstract shapes, and…

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Marc Aronstam on Vario clasps

I’m here to tell you that sometimes, you can beat the system. Especially when the “system” has been engineered to work for you! I’m talking about our interchangeable Vario clasps for pearl necklaces – and many other types of necklaces as well. If you haven’t heard me rave about these, then you haven’t been reading…

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