New York – Carolina Amato, a leading maker of gloves, hats, scarves and other fashion accessories, is expanding into jewelry. The designer, who has been selling accessories for more than 30 years, signed a license agreement with Glitterings, a fashion and sterling silver jewelry manufacturer.
Under the agreement, Glitterings will develop six to 10 fashion jewelry collections per year under the creative direction of Carolina Amato. The line will be fashion/social occasion in styling, featuring bold designs and utilizing various stones, colors and combinations of materials including, semiprecious, opaque, Swarovski crystal and cubic zirconium,. The collection, which will include necklaces, earrings, bracelets and statement rings, will retail from $40 to $300. Distribution is targeted for better specialty stores, high end department stores, and exclusive boutiques across the country. The first Collection, “The Sea” for Resort 2010 will debut online for retail selling starting in November of 2010 at CarolinaAmatoJewelry.com
“Carolina has an amazing track record of success with her other accessory lines and we are thrilled to collaborate with her on our first licensed brand,” said Karen Webster, Glitterings president and co-founder. Added Amato: “We are pleased to work with a company like Glitterings that is known for producing high-quality, on trend fashion jewelry for our first licensing deal.”