Stock Options: Orogemma 2003

This year's Orogemma show, held Sept. 6-11 in Vicenza, Italy, was filled with buyers searching for last-minute holiday stock. Geared toward the European market, the goods on offer differed from those seen at earlier shows in the United States; however, European shows such as this often portend trends to come. Chandelier earrings, so ubiquitous at the U.S. shows, were rare, as earrings gave way to the link: Necklaces and bracelets formed the centerpieces of most exhibitors' displays, with rings closely following. The earrings shown were predominately button or more refined chin-length drops. Many designers showed large cut-out medallion pendants with a combination hip-hop/'70s retro feel—most hung from long black leather cords—and a tour of the jewelry shops lining the streets of nearby Verona confirmed their popularity among Italian buyers. Case after case boasted variations of t
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