The holidays were extra special for jewelers who sold some
big-ticket items. What was your biggest sale of the season? Share by way of the comment function.
A pair of 2.25
ct. ideal-cut Forever10 (IJO brand with 71 facets) diamond earrings for
—Donald D. Beerbower, co-owner, Beerbower Jewelers, Hollidaysburg, Pa.
A Sasha Primak diamond pave Saddle ring and matching earrings,
both for $10,000. Each piece had 2 cts. t.w. pave in 18k white gold. We also
sold a 1.25 ct. J color, VS2 clarity, colorless round brilliant diamond in a
handmade platinum pendant on a fine cable chain with an optical bezel, also for
—Stuart Benjamin, co-owner, Stuart Benjamin & Co., San
A pair of Hearts On Fire stud earrings in platinum with 3
cts. t.w. round diamonds for $35,000.
—Bill Bevill, president, Smith & Bevill Jewelers,
A Hearts On Fire engagement ring with three round
diamonds—about a carat center, with .33 cts. t.w. on either side, and a total
weight of 1.60 cts.—in a platinum Simply Bridal Leaf mounting for $19,500.
—Daniel P. Decker, co-owner, Decker Diamond Jewelers,
diamond engagement ring for $20,000.
—Evan James Deutsch, founder and CEO, Evan James Limited, Brattleboro, Vt.
tennis bracelet with alternating diamonds and colored birthstones from Stuller
—Greg Fliegauf, manager, Fliegauf
Jewelers, Washington, N.J.
A custom-made diamond
ring set with three fancy yellow diamonds and two brown diamonds, totaling 3.44
cts. t.w. in 18K yellow gold; the retail price was $37,000.
—Khatchig Jingirian, president, Smythe & Cross Fine Jewelry, Los
A pair of JB Starr platinum earrings with two cushion-cut,
colorless stones at 1.01 cts. t.w. each and a half carat total weight in the
mountings for $19,900.
—Michael Mazzoni, owner, M. Mazzoni Jewelers, Farmington,