London Jewelers hosts a fest of Italian meals, wine and bling

What pairs effectively with Italian bites and bottles? The answer, London Jewelers president Sweet Udell…

What pairs effectively with Italian bites and bottles?

The answer, London Jewelers president Sweet Udell would argue, is sparkling baubles.

To that close, Udell has invited a joyous Italian takeover of her family’s stunning Manhasset retail outlet for two weekends this month, as the illustrious retailer associates with the Italian Trade Company for an all-out competition.

“The celebration of Italy in our flagship is the fantastic way for our purchasers to love the ideal of Italian food, wine and society, while simultaneously viewing our gorgeous collection of produced-in-Italy jewellery,” she states.

Udell, identified for her hospitality, is encouraging company to mangia pasta, sample Italian wines, sate a sweet tooth with gelato, sip espresso and just take in a mozzarella-creating demonstration, all in a specific tent established up outside the store.

Inside, be expecting a feast for the eyes, with the natural beauty of Italian jewelry on entire display. Highlights will range from the glamorous gems of Buccellati, Bulgari, Pomellato and Vhernier to London’s personal selection of Italian gold assertion parts.

London Collection 18-k yellow-gold ring with diamonds, $3,365, at London Jewelers
London Jewelers

Udell points to bold gold and chain one-way links as standouts from the bel paese. “They’re staples of Italian design and they both equally happen to be very incredibly hot tendencies this 12 months,” she notes. “We’ve also viewed awesome use of titanium mixed with gold and gemstones.” 

A longtime winner of Italian jewellery and the artisans who produce it, Udell has just returned from a tour of Milan and Valenza, wherever pieces for some of the most prestigious jewelry properties in the earth are developed.

“It’s a gorgeous place whole of background, and Italian jewelry-makers transfer that as a result of their creations,” she says. “It’s the satisfaction, motivation and passion for perfection, and the generations of craftsmanship that get passed down.”

a golden cuff
18-k yellow- and white-gold cuff with diamonds, $7,900, at London Jewelers
London Jewelers

The significance of famiglia is not dropped on the Italian Trade Company, which values London as considerably for its 95-year historical past as a fourth-generation household organization, as for its influence as a retailer.

“What I see from London Jewelers — even nevertheless they are a major jewellery team, and every person understands them close to the earth — is that they have a family members contact,” claims Alessia Mather, a advertising officer for the organization. “Candy and her spouse Mark [Udell, London’s CEO] are personally included in the enterprise. It is like when you go to a minor store in Italy and you know the owner. Obtaining a partner like them offers you a heat experience.”

Mather provides that the occasion “will be a legitimate Italian immersion. When you purchase some thing built in Italy, it is way far more than just a piece of jewellery. It’s obtaining a little piece of Italian life-style.”

golden feather earrings
18-k yellow-gold earrings with diamonds, $6,895, at London Jewelers
London Jewelers

Italy absolutely retains a distinctive position in Udell’s coronary heart, given that her relatives has been touring to the region for far more than 40 years.

“We’ve built innumerable reminiscences there,” she claims. “Everything tastes much better and shines brighter: the wine, the solar location around the countryside, the piazzas in which anyone gathers to socialize. The people are so heat and helpful. One of the best areas of going back is seeing the many close friends we have made above the yrs.” 

But for now, Udell could not be happier to be household on Prolonged Island, web hosting in her wonderful retail store again immediately after an absence of activities for almost two many years. “We are delighted to be welcoming people back — in person — for this enjoyment celebration!” 


“London Jewelers Celebrates Italy” will just take spot from midday to 5 p.m. on Nov. 13-14 and Nov. 20-21 at the Americana Manhasset, 2046 Northern Blvd., Manhasset, LI. For more information connect with: 516-627-7475.