Daily Gems & other musings — Small Business

September Statements

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With the new season upon us, we're all about statement jewelry.  Bold chandeliers and big, bright hoops will be what takes us from fall straight through the holidays. Shop all statement jewelry here > Large Signature Spiral Hoops in sterling silver >     2-Tier Dynasty Chandliers in 14k gold fill & semiprecious White Jade >     Peacock Chandeliers in 14k gold fill & white freshwater pearl >     Geode Earrings in 14k gold fill, semiprecious Hematite & Swarovski crystals >     Ombre Spiral Hoops in 14k gold fill & Swarovski crystals >     Ombre Signature...

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Style Board: Peridot

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We can’t think of a better way to soak up summer than with Peridot, the stone of love and fortune.  This installment of our Style Board pairs our favorite, summery green hue with viv&ingrid classics.    

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The History of the viv&ingrid Bonbon Bar

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The inspiration for the original viv&ingrid "Bonbon Box" came from the idea of treating yourself to a box of little luxuries, something we dreamed up in our small upstairs design studio before we opened our flagship shop in Downtown Berkeley...fast forward a few years later, and after we opened viv&ingrid at Oxford Hall, our idea evolved into creating little boxes of edible treats featuring our local friends and artisanal candy creators. The viv&ingrid Bonbon Bar was one of our favorite endeavors, and we loved partnering with different small makers to bring locally made and sustainably sourced products and women-owned businesses...

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Repair and Replace Your Favorite viv&ingrid Jewelry!

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  Did you know?  viv&ingrid offers jewelry repairs on all our designs and half pair replacements! We stand behind every piece of jewelry we design, and will do everything we can to repair your favorite pieces that need a little extra love.  We love being able to bring your collection back to life, while reducing our footprint at the same time. Lost an earring?  No problem!  We also offer half pair replacements at half the cost of a full pair.  Most replacements can be matched to your existing piece by emailing customerservice@vivandingrid.com.   You can send any pieces for repair...

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viv&ingrid Drop Off @ One Plus Café

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We're excited to announce a new way of reaching us!  For the convenience of our customers and for small businesses supporting other small businesses, we've partnered with our favorite local café One Plus to provide a safe place for customers to drop off jewelry and repairs and grab a cup of coffee!    HOW IT WORKS:   Holiday Hours Notice:  Before dropping off, pease check directly with One Plus Café for holiday hours.  You can find them on Instagram HERE or call 510-495-0209. 1. Upon arrival, come in and mention that you're here to drop off for viv&ingrid!   2. No appointment is necessary but please call/text (510)...

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