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Item of the Day: Arrok Jewelry

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Are you part of the growing counter-Super Bowl generation? Looking for an antidote to roar of the NFL crowd and the smelling of greasy buffalo wings? Although the National Retail Federation predicts nearly 43 million viewers planning to host a Super Bowl party and planning to spend $14.3 billion, there’s …

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Item of the Day: Lusasul

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

At the risk of mixing metaphors during this the holiday season, Lusasul, a Mexican art jewelry house, presents its bloody love necklace. A bit vampirish for Christmas? Perhaps but you’ll be the talk of the New Year’s Eve party. Lusasul describes the dripping necklace as “the illusion of wearing shiny …

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Mickey, Minnie Mouse Star in New Co-Branded Pandora Jewelry

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Columbia, MD—Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse turn on the charm this season, as part of Pandora’s new Disney-themed collection. The original assortment of hand-finished jewelry, released in collaboration with Disney Consumer Products, includes charms inspired by the iconic silhouettes, patterns and colors of Disney’s most iconic couple Sterling silver Mickey …

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Item of the Day: Tous

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

What would we do without the look of exotics? Handbags, belts, small leathergoods, even shoes, wouldn’t have the same interesting textures of either real or embossed skins. While prices for the real exotics have skyrocketed, there’s increased demand for those interesting embossed versions, some of which are more versatile and …

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Item of the Day: Lagos

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

Whenever pearls are uptrending, then mother-of-pearl usually follows as a less expensive alternative. And when you have mother-of-pearl so visible, then you’re likely to start seeing more examples, including the spectacular striations and iridescent colors found in abalone. The shell is composed of nacre (mother-of-pearl), which in many species is …

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Item of the Day: Dian Malouf

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

We’ve got a bone to pick over all the skulls…Not just because it’s Halloween but because one of the originators of the iconic looks just doesn’t get her just desserts. Way before Alexander McQueen, “Pirates of the Caribbean,” Hot Topic, or “battered Herman-Melville-meets-Edgar-Allan-Poe T-shirts made by Rogues Gallery, on costly …

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Item of the Day: Wiplabs

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

In that ever-growing pursuit of wearable technology, it’s sometimes difficult to keep track of what the latest gizmo is. Wiplabs makes it easier with their sterling silver pendant that is really a 2 gigabyte USB. “It will enchant any geek-chic fashionistas who values practicality as highly as innovative accessories,” boasts …

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Item of the Day: Anita Sondore

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

Thinking of the Milky Way may conjure up images of distant starry heavens. But after putting on Latvian designer Anita Savicka’s swooping sterling silver Milky Way ring, you’re bound to have a new impression of the far-flung fantasy. The ring is modern with a slightly undulation—not unlike the swoops found …

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Item of the Day: Marcia Budet

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

Designer and architect Marcia Budet has whipped up something delicious which she refers to as the CandyBar Collection. Budet likes her gems big and bold and these rings fit the bill. Fashioned in sterling silver, the triangular amethyst cocktail ring at some 30 carats is the biggest. It fits snugly …

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Item of the Day: Garden of Silver

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

When designer Eileen Baumeister McIntyre needs some inspiration for her handmade garden-inspired jewelry, she only has to step out her back door. For McIntyre, in addition to being an artist, is also a gardener. “I have an extensive organic garden that is both serene and stimulating. I find it peaceful …