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Wholesale Web Jewelry: Spring / Summer Forecast

Apr 1, 2007
by Wendy Van Horn

If your customers include divas, and you are stocking merchandise in preparation for the material mavens' pre-summer shopping season, then take heed... bling is the thing for spring! Jewelry designers across the globe are mixing and matching materials for a season of unbridled accessorizing that will have your customers clamoring for more. Styles are varied and daring; merging wood with pearls, and then adding metals to the mix, all in the same design.

When choosing merchandise for the spring and summer season, look for shades of gray (gray is the new brown) combined with both soft pastels and vibrant colors. Clay is cool in smooth geometric designs and chunky, funky shapes that are full of soul and flavor. Classics are replaced by the unconventional to make a new statement in style. The colors to look for are fuchsias and deep reds, accented with the cool colors of the Caribbean Sea. Patrons will be piling on the silver and gold, and accenting their outfits with sculpted resins in imaginative patterns.

All that glitters is not gold: it is Swarovski, and Waliga Imports & Sales in Johnston, Rhode Island, has got it. Stocking the largest inventory of jewelry components and parts in the U.S.; including rhinestones, which will be on everything this spring, to beads and packaging supplies. With over 85,000 square feet of warehouse space and over 10,000 different jewelry products to choose from, Waliga is a must stop for shopping for the savvy retailer.

In business for over 31 years, Waliga will tailor make their products in order for retailers to maximize their profits. They specialize in Cubic Zirconias (CZ's), Austrian Crystal and Sterling Silver. They import, manufacture, and will locate fashion jewelry for your business. Waliga can offer you the best prices for CZ rings and CZ earrings because they skillfully manufacture most of these items in-house, ensuring superior quality and the lowest pricing in the industry. In Swarovski, they can supply retailers with vintage beads, rhinestone chains, and popular bead styles. They also carry Czecho rhinestone chains, rondells and findings. Offering the lowest prices for volume users, their minimum order is only $100, and they usually ship within 24 to 48 hours, sometimes sooner. If your order is over $500, your shipping costs are free, and if you are ordering for the first time, you will receive a $50.00 gift certificate to use on future orders of $500 or more. You can find Waliga Imports & Sales on www.wholesalecentral.com, or on their website at www.waligaimports.com.

If you are looking for the best in handcrafted, custom designed jewelry, then Fa Fa Design is the place to go. Creating a new standard in design with their one of a kind wire jewelry pieces, their talented designers are more than happy to supply you with necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings in the finest materials available. Located in Alhambra, CA and on the web at www.fafadesign.com, this family owned and operated business takes pride in every piece of jewelry that they create.

Combining superior artistry with great service, Fa Fa Design is up to date with all of the latest fashion trends in today's jewelry market. With Mother's Day right around the corner, retailers can supply their customers with custom made mother's rings, baby jewelry, birthstone rings and more; all provided by Fa Fa Deign. For the beautiful June bride, Fa Fa invites retailers to browse their selection of engagement rings and wedding sets. All of their pieces are handcrafted with precious metal wire and a variety of fine stones and materials, including diamonds, shell Cameos, precious stones, semi-precious stones, and Mother of Pearl. They also offer expert Jewelry Store Services, like expert ring sizing, remounting, diamond setting, custom jewelry design and gemstone cutting. Fa Fa Design is a member of the American Gem Society, Jewelers of America, and they are GIA Certified Gemologists.

Designer watches for spring run the gamut from fun and flirty, to absolutely fabulous. Men are choosing ultra technical, large faced watches, while current trends for women include bangle bracelet watches with spring colored faces. Themed watches are in for both men and women who want to support their favorite sports team or hobby. Visage Watches in New York (www.visagewatches.com) supplies retailers with fashionable, trendy, or classically designed watches that are created with mostly stainless steel cases, genuine leather straps or stainless steel bands, and Japanese Miyota Movements.

Founded in 1985, Visage Inc. was created by Suresh Budhrani to provide retailers with fashionable, trendy, and elegant watches for today's fast paced lifestyle. With over 25 years of experience in designing high quality time pieces, Budhrani began as a manufacturer, and then, with his business growing steadily, moved on to become a distributor. Eventually, having gleaned enough experience to realize the dream of having his own business, he started Visage Inc., which now provides retailers with over 500 different styles of watches. He keeps a keen eye on trends and styles, and now markets watches and jewelry throughout the world.

For more options in watches, New York based Universal Time Zones, Inc. offers plenty of designs, including such brand names as Fossil, Goirdano, Casio, Quemex, Prizian, Acuci of Japan, and more. They also stock the latest in costume jewelry, with a low minimum order of only $100. They offer a 30 day money back guarantee, because they want you to be satisfied. Universal Time Zones accepts Visa and MasterCard, and they also take money orders or cashier checks. You can find them at www.quemexnyc.com.

Silver Oasis, Inc. has been in business since 1992, providing choice sterling silver merchandise from their stores in Chicago, Illinois and Overland Park, KS. They can often be found at trade shows in Michigan and Kansas. Silver Oasis stocks merchandise from the USA, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Italy, Poland, Mexico, South Korea and India, to ensure that their customers are getting the best sterling silver at the lowest possible price. Their catalog on wholesalecentral.com stocks popular body jewelry, fashionable sterling silver CZ, Sterling Celtic style pendants and cuffs, the newest shapes in Dichroic glass set in sterling, hoop earrings, charms and chains. Minimum orders are only $100, and all orders are shipped on a FCFS basis. Shipping is via UPS, and they also ship COD if you are paying with a money order for the exact amount. They accept most major credit cards, and you can find their full website at www.silver-oasis.com.

For gorgeous high fashion jewelry, and designer name brands (including excellent replicas), those in the know turn to Odyssey Jewelry for quality jewelry and discount prices. Odyssey is family run out of Johnston, RI and has been in business for over 39 years. They specialize in current closeouts and overruns, and at a fraction of what you would pay retail. Their ready to wear fashions include: bracelets, necklaces, earrings, brooches, rings, gift sets and more. They also carry the highest quality glass beads, Rhinestones, pearls, magnetics, and genuine gemstones for even the most discriminating of buyers. Their large inventory of boxed jewelry, including the hottest trends in accessorizing, are from famous manufacturers you know you can rely on. Their friendly staff ensures prompt delivery and excellent pricing. For more information on Odyssey, check them out at www.wholesalecentral.com/Odyssey.

Let the Ohio based International Crystal Exchange put some sparkle into your spring with their beautifully designed crystal window prisms, crystal figurines, jewelry and other crystal gift items. In the crystal importing and wholesale business for over 15 years, they have acquired the finest selection of Precios and Swarovski for their customers to choose from, and you can trust in their experience and quality products. Their minimum order is a low $100, and you can make your selections by logging on to their site through wholesalecentral.com.

If it is low prices you are looking for, and a plethora of up to the minute styles and amazing deals to choose from this season, the wholesale gurus on WholesaleCentral.com and CloseoutCentral.com are the first choice for retailers world wide.

Waliga Imports & Sales
1467 Atwood Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919
Tel.: 401-272-6777
Tel.: 888-WALIGAS
Tel.: 888-925-4427
Fax: 401-274-0920
Website: www.waligaimports.com

Silver Oasis Inc.
3514 N Pulaski Rd.
Chicago, IL 60641
Toll Free: 800-382-0200
Tel.: 773-777-7474
Fax: 773-777-7433
Website: www.silver-oasis.com

Visage Inc.
29 West 30th Street
New York, NY 10001
Tel.: 212-594-7991
Website: www.visagewatches.com

Universal Time Zones Inc.
1201 Broadway Suite 909
New York, NY 10001
Tel.: 212-532-3468
Toll Free: 800-289-1166
Fax: 212-532-3767
Website: www.quemexnyc.com

Silver Oasis Inc.
3514 N. Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60641
Tel.: 773-777-7474
Toll Free: 800-382-0200
Catalog: www.silver-oasis.com
Body Jewelry: www.steeldragonz.com

International Crystal Exchange
20102 Progress Drive
Strongsville, OH 44149
Tel.: 440-238-2664
Toll Free: 800-443-8223
Fax: 440-238-3553

Fa Fa Design
2424 Poplar Boulevard
Suite A
Alhambra, CA 91801
Tel.: 626-943-8768
Website: www.fafadesign.com

Odyssey Jewelry Inc.
1500 Atwood Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919
Tel.: 401-421-2230
Toll Free: 800-535-9179
Website: www.wholesalecentral.com/Odyssey

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