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6 Tips for Creating Compelling Jewelry Displays |  February 17, 2023 (1 comment)


6 Tips for Creating Compelling Jewelry Displays

Lewisville, TX--Luxury displays are an essential part of high-end retail spaces, where a beautifully curated display can entice potential customers and highlight the beauty of your jewelry. Whether you’re selling fashion, bridal, timepieces or estate jewelry, a well-executed luxury display can be the difference between a sale and a missed opportunity.

Consider the following six tips for creating compelling jewelry displays that will capture the attention of your customers and showcase your products in the best possible light.

Begin with a clear concept

Before you begin planning your display, it's important to have a clear concept in mind. This could be a specific theme, color scheme, or product category that will knit the display together and create a cohesive visual story. A clear concept will help guide your choices when it comes to selecting products, material textures, and display elements, ensuring that everything works together to create a visually stunning display.

Consider lighting

Lighting is an important aspect of any retail display, as it can be used to highlight specific products or create a particular mood. Use spotlights to draw attention to key products and consider incorporating ambient lighting to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. Lighting can also be used to create a sense of drama or excitement, such as using colored lights to highlight a particular product or area of the display. 

Select high-quality materials

When it comes to luxury displays, the quality of the materials used is vital. High-end materials like marble, brass or acrylic make beautiful display stands. Many companies offer impressive natural stone and rare wood papers to cover platforms. These products look like the real thing at a fraction of the cost.  For display elements, choose premium leatherettes or suedes. Leatherettes offer easier cleaning.  Suedes produce a softer look.  The use of high-quality materials not only creates a luxurious atmosphere but also reiterates the desirability of the products on display.

Create a compelling focal point

A focal point is a visual anchor for your luxury display, drawing the eye and creating a sense of balance and cohesion. This could be a particularly eye-catching product or a unique display element like a large sculpture or floral arrangement. It could be a raised display case with taller elements.  The focal point should be the first thing that customers see when they approach the display, and it should be compelling enough for them to explore further.

Incorporate props and lifestyle graphics

Props and accessories can be used to enhance your luxury display and add interest and depth. Consider using unique or unexpected items to create a sense of intrigue. One of the first products widely sold by our sister company, Chippenhook, was a carved wooden bird. This piece was selected by a visual merchandizing executive of large jewelry chain while shopping a local craft fair. Graphic images can communicate excitement around an event like a proposal or holiday. They may also be used to reinforce product features. For example, incorporate a leaf styled icon in a lab grown diamond section. Be careful not to clutter your display cases, however, as too many elements can be overwhelming and detract from the products themselves.

Keep it simple

While it is important to build a visually stunning luxury display, it's also crucial to keep things simple and uncluttered. A cluttered display can be confusing to your customer.  New and casual shoppers are bashful.  They may be reluctant to ask questions.  Organize the product in a way that helps them understand what products go together while highlighting the center piece of each section.  Densely merchandised jewelry may lead them to your competitor where it is easier to select products in their budget.  Be sure to edit your choices carefully and focus on emphasizing the most important pieces. Use negative space to create a sense of balance and allow the products themselves to shine.

In conclusion, creating a luxurious jewelry display that truly captures the essence of your brand requires careful planning, thoughtful messaging, and a focus on simplicity. By following these tips and incorporating your own unique ideas and creativity, you can develop a stunning display that will attract customers and increase sales.


Justin Parsons, vice president of Sales and Operations, Bufkor Inc.

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Great information!

By Anne Hardesty on Mar 29th, 2023 at 9:04pm

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