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These Collectible Pastel Pendants Are a Runaway Hit

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Going, Going, Gone! is our look at best-selling items at boutiques and stores around the Philly area. Notice something flying off the racks at your favorite shopping spot? Hit the tipline at

Your weary winter eyeballs are probably dying to soak up some spring color, and John Wind, the designer behind the USA-made jewelry line John Wind Maximal Art, has just the thing: simple enamel pendants in cute-but-not-cutesy pastels.

After the jump, the Philadelphia-born jewelry designer (and Oprah magazine darling) reveals the inspiration behind this—and one other—top seller, and speculates why each piece is a runaway hit among fans of his 25-year-old jewelry label.

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