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Brand News From A. Link, Spark Creations, Kirk Kara, Mark Patterson, Alpina, Allison Neumann, More November 19, 2014 (0 comments)


New Product Introductions From A. Link And Andrea Candela

New York, NY—A. Link’s Petit Lattice bands are set in the company’s classic U-Prong setting, for a feminine, delicate look at an affordable price point. Available in three different carat weights, set in platinum, for these suggested retail prices: 1.00ctw., $3,500; 1.30ctw., $4,100; and 1.50ctw., $4,400. An example is shown at left.

The Andréa Candela jewelry company is inspired by the art and design of Spain. Its new Marbella Collection features freshwater pearls and 18K sterling silver with the unique Armadillo finish and rope edge design trademarks of Andrea Candela fine jewelry.


18k gold and sterling silver white or black pearl stud earrings, above; 18k gold and sterling silver white pearl rondel bracelet, below.


Spark Creations Launches Social Media Campaign

New York, NY—Spark Creations has launched a series of new social media pages, on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and Google+. The brand has been featuring various retailers on its social pages, such as this mention of Sid Potts and L.C. Betz Associates Jewelers on Facebook.

For more information, call 212-575-8385.


Kirk Kara Introduces New Video and Collection

Northridge, CA—Kirk Kara invites retailers to come see its new “Forever Captivating” collection at Centurion Scottsdale 2015. The brand has created new marketing support and a video to highlight the collections. Click here to watch.


Josette Patterson Features Sunny S. Bond On Blog

Corona Del Mar, CA—Josette Patterson’s latest entry on the Mark Patterson Jewelry blog features an interview with Sunny S. Bond, a jewelry designer, appraiser, and consultant. Bond’s varied career includes working at Abigail Hartmann and Associates, an appraisal firm in New York City, and Heritage Auctions in New York. As the daughter of an art and antiques dealer mother, Bond grew up around antiques and always knew her calling would be the same. Today she works as a consultant and content provider for LoveGold, as well as with private clients.

Click here to read Patterson’s interview with Bond.


Alpina Reintroduces Comtesse Lady Collection

Geneva, Switzerland—Alpina Watches first launched its Comtesse women’s collection with automatic movements in 1963. Now, the brand is bringing back the line to mark its long tradition in the design of women’s watches, which started in the 1920's.

The new range of Comtesse watches balances sportiness and elegance, and embodies the concept of Swiss Alpine Chic. A sporty three-link bracelet blends with a mother-of-pearl dial adorned with diamonds or drop shaped indexes, and a rounded, polished stainless steel bezel, with or without diamonds. It’s available in all stainless or two-tone. Size is 34mm diameter, with an AL-525 automatic mechanical movement with 26 jewels and a power reserve of 38 hours, and is water-resistant up to 5 ATM (approx. 150 feet).

The brand ambassador for the collection is Tina Maze, double Olympic ski champion in Sochi. 


Allison Neumann Opens Flagship Boutique

San Diego, CA—Designer Allison Neumann just opened a 400-square-foot flagship boutique in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp District on November 8. More than 120 jewelry-lovers and industry insiders attended.

The boutique carries Neumann’s classic women’s and men’s fine jewelry collections, plus limited-edition, one-of-a-kind pieces, and her latest collection of rough sapphires, titled "River Rock.”




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