Supplier News: Week of July 18

Rembrandt Charms adds bridal bling, and Miss World America wears Takat

Rembrandt Charms Expands Wedding Collection

Rembrandt Charms bridesmaid charm | JCK Supplier News

Rembrandt Charms has unveiled new additions to its popular line of wedding charms, dubbing it the I Do collection. Designed especially for the bridal party, styles include the bride, maid of honor, bridesmaid, and flower girl, with the scripted titles decorating round disc charms. Each charm is available in sterling silver, gold plate, 10k, and 14k yellow or white gold and can be personalized by engraving on the back. 

“The wedding category is huge in the jewelry industry, and charms are an important division of that category,” said Rembrandt Charms vice president Eric Lux in a press release. “Our retailers have great success with selling our bridal charms to mothers and bridal parties. By adding new styles to our line, we have given our jewelers a means to expand their sales and take greater advantage of a consistently positive bridal market.”

Depending on style and metal, the charms range from $19 to $950 retail. For more information, visit rembrandtcharms.com.

 

Miss World America Winner Wears Takat Earrings

Miss World America Audra Mari in Takat emerald earrings | JCK Supplier News

Miss World America winner Audra Mari in one-of-a-kind Takat emerald earrings (photo courtesy of Style & Substance)

Winner of Miss World America Audra Mari paired her crown and sash with a pair of emerald Takat earrings for her walk down the runway at the Miss World America 2016 pageant, held on July 8 at Maryland’s famed National Harbor.

“Emerald green is my color, and I fell in love with these earrings the minute I saw them,” Mari commented after winning the title, according to a press release. “They really helped me shine in the competition.”

The one-of-a-kind earrings, crafted in 18k white and yellow gold, are composed of 12.53 cts. t.w. cushion-shape emeralds and 7.76 cts. t.w. diamonds and retail for $450,000. The pair also comes with a GIA certificate.

“Audra is a beautiful spirit, and it was an honor to be asked to outfit her with our jewelry,” said designer Rayaz Takat in a press release. “She has done amazing work with the Irie Foundation, and her warmth and intelligence surely paved a smooth path to her crowning moment. We look forward to watching her represent America on the world stage.”

For more information on Takat, visit takatjewels.com.