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Surrounded by beautiful buys from 9 to 5, the everyday life of a Philly boutique owner is a practice in self-restraint. In Gimme Gimme, we ask a shopkeep: Which currently-in-stock item are you seriously tempted to buy for yourself?
Pavé diamond rings, $800. Image credit: TownHome
In business over a decade, TownHome's Dana Bank has seen her fair share of pretty things at her Walnut Street jewelry and gift boutique. Customers count on the Rittenhouse store for hard-to-find jewelry designs from the likes of Heather B. Moore, Jennifer Zeuner, and Me & Ro; here, Bank names three extra-special pieces that would be a welcome addition to her jewelry box.
First up, stackable pavé diamond bands: "I'm of the belief that 'less is more,' and this band certainly fits that description," says the boutique owner. "While I think one is truly perfect, I can't help but really want a whole stack—I like odd numbers, so I am thinking somewhere around nine total."
I love anything designed by Heather B. Moore, because the line is completely custom, but sometimes I fall in love with the studio's already-completed pieces—the gold cuff with leather straps being one of them. The combination of the yellow gold with the edgy, leather straps makes the piece totally unique and wearable for all occasions! This particular piece is $2,100, but it could also be designed in a different size or metal, and then the price would start at $400. The handmade filagree earrings are the perfect spring statement accessory. I suppose you could dress them up, but I would definitely wear them more casual—maybe with a sundress or jeans and a t-shirt. They're lightweight, making them easy to wear. Love, love, love these!
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