We LOVE These Jewelry Storage Ideas!

 

Sure, jewelry boxes are okay, but how about something that can brighten up your room or make for more unique jewelry storage. We went next door to Be the Boutique, and gathered any type of stand, bowl or tray we could find. We had so much fun experimenting with these brightly colored pieces. We made sure to list what we used in the making of the jewelry storage display as well as the designer jewelry photographed underneath each image. As you can see, things like mirrors, cake platters, coffee cups, measuring cups and even candle holders can make for surprisingly great jewelry holders! (This could also be a wonderful gift idea!)

Of course, after you visit Be the Boutique at 56th & Illinois for your jewelry storage purchase, be sure to stop G. Thrapp Jewelers and buy some jewelry to fill that storage!

 

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What we used: Mirror, Measuring Cups painted with colorful flowers

Jewelry pictured: bebe&tay bracelets, Michele watch, Konstantino rings, and an Estate bracelet

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What we used: Cake/ Dessert Platters of various sizes (three tiers look great as well!)

Jewelry pictured: bebe&tay bracelets, Michele watch, Konstantino rings, and an Estate bracelet

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What we used: Hot pink cake/dessert stand

Jewelry pictured: John Apel cuff, bebe&tay bracelets, and Konstantino rings

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What we used: Small blue mirror

Jewelry pictured: Michele watch, Estate bracelet, Estate pin, and Konstantino ring

 

 

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Upgrade Your Look with Halcyon Days

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Is a watch part of your daily wardrobe? How about a favorite bracelet? If so, you’ll love the look a classic Halcyon Days bangle introduces into the mix. The Halcyon Days high quality, hand-decorated enamel bangles are a top seller at G. Thrapp Jewelers. They are the perfect addition to any bracelet stack because they come in a plethora of sizes, colors and designs. These timeless pieces are well priced (ranging from $135-$300) and loved by women of all ages. Stop into G. Thrapp and pick up a Halcyon Days bangle for Valentine’s Day. We put together a few looks to give you some inspiration as to how you can stack these colorful bracelets into a fashionable, arm party. We love pairing them with Michele watches and a variety of other G. Thrapp designer bracelets. Which look is your favorite?

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Behind the Scenes…

 

Yesterday, G. Thrapp hosted our third photo shoot for our “Take A Stand” campaign. The “Take A Stand” advertising campaign is our way of showcasing philanthropic organizations throughout our community that are doing their part to make Indianapolis a better, more “radiant” place to live. G. Thrapp was built upon the premise of being civically minded, and for 30 years, we have always done our part to help out in the community whether it is with donations, attending the events, etc. We are honored to be able to lend our advertising space in both Indianapolis Monthly and Sophisticated Living to these worthy organizations in hopes that it will raise awareness about their cause and G. Thrapp’s love for our Indianapolis community. In 2013, we donated over $150,000 to local organizations including the organizations featured in our “Take A Stand” campaign.

The employees at G. Thrapp help select the philanthropic organizations we partner with and highlight each month. Yesterday’s photo shoot included Jessica Benson Cox, Board member of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and co-chair of the upcoming Promise Gala hosted by JDRF. During our chat with Jessica, she said, “as a new mother, I stress about little things like clipping my baby’s nails and I couldn’t imagine having to give my child a shot every day.” Jessica spoke passionately about how she personally is striving for a cure for Juvenile Diabetes and a world where mothers don’t have to give their children anymore shots. Find Jessica’s picture and information about JDRF’s Promise Gala in the March/April issue of Sophisticated Living and the April issue of Indianapolis Monthly!

The Indianapolis 500 Festival Queen, Allison Jacob, was also at G. Thrapp today for the photo shoot. Allison is one of 33 collegiate women that were selected to serve as ambassadors for the 500 Festival, raising awareness about all of the activities tied to the Festival throughout the month of May. Allison looked fabulous wearing the Queen’s crown which was custom-designed and hand fabricated by G. Thrapp’s Design Studio. G. Thrapp is extremely honored to be able to work with the princesses year after year as the official jeweler of the 500 Festival Princess Program. Look for Allison’s debut in Indianapolis Monthly during the month of May!

We would like to thank Do-tique and Krystal Goodwine of Allier Beauty for doing an extraordinary job on Jessica and Allison’s hair and makeup! We hope our models enjoyed their day of pampering as much as we enjoyed spreading the word about their respective organizations. Here is a sneak peak of the amazing photos:

Thistle & Bee | Designer Jewelry Indianapolis

 

Thistle & Bee | Estate Jewelry | Custom Rings

 

 

Ron Hami | Lika Behar | John Apel | Designer Jewelry Indianapolis

Heather B Moore | Samantha Louise Jewelry

 

Heather B Moore | Samantha Louise | John Apel

 

Cynthia Ann Designer Jewelry | John Apel

Ron Hami | Bebe & Tay | Designer Jewelry Indianapolis

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Get to know Dana Friedman…

Dana Friedman is a jewelry industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience within the industry. During college Dana started working part time at a jewelry store on the north side of Indianapolis. After a couple years working part time Dana made the decision to make jewelry her career. In 1999 Dana started working at G. Thrapp Jewelers and the rest is history. Her passion has always been sales, networking, buying, and merchandising.
To find out more about Dana read the Q&A below!

Q: What is your favorite designer jewelry line at G. Thrapp?
A: John Apel, specifically his cuffs.

Q: Name two essential pieces of jewelry to every wardrobe.
A: Diamond studs and a statement cuff, like those designed by John Apel

Q: What is your go to necklace?
A: David Yurman Logo Chain

Q:If you could have any piece of jewelry in the store what would you choose?
A: One-of-a-kind Cynthia Ann medal with a diamond bezel.

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