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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The Enamel Initials ($38) started out with a 1970s initial keychain I found at a flea market. I was drawn to the font and the chunky proportion. Then back at the studio we wanted them
- My look has always been about collage, so this is the perfect trend for us. We created a layered wrist highlighting an engraved id plaque with glass-based pearls and bauble-y charms.
- Customers love our take on the look, the gift-oriented sentiments, and again the great value: $58 for a set of three.
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.