About the Author: Alissa Talbot

Alissa Talbot
Director of Findings and Metals
I started at Stuller in November of 2016 • I’ve been a resident of Lafayette since 2004, but I was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan • My passions include art, being outdoors, and live music • My first love is my family, but online shopping & sushi tie for a close second • Slightly a neat freak– • Favorite dessert: a white wine sangria with frozen strawberries • I’m always up for learning something new!

Alissa Talbot's Posts

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Finding Inspiration: Personalization With Petite Pavé

Create personalized necklaces and earrings with dangles they'll love

At Stuller, we are looking forward to spending this month celebrating love with our customers. Another busy holiday for jewelers, Valentine’s Day provides excellent opportunities for you to help your customers find unique pieces that help them express themselves or create a meaningful gift for someone special. The best pieces read more…

Finding Inspiration: Redesign and Repair

Infuse creativity in your repair work this year

While many are still recovering from a busy holiday season, we know jewelers are diving headfirst into repair season. This month will bring plenty of repairs to your doorstep, which will be an opportunity for you to find inspiration in how to improve the functionality of your customers’ pieces. Embrace read more…

Finding Inspiration: Micro Bezels Make For a Subtle Statement

Be inspired by this earring top and dangle combo that is both cost-effective and on-trend

While Stuller provides an abundance of finished jewelry that our customers are able to customize to suit their needs, we also notice a number of artisans using our products to create something entirely their own. We are inspired by their creativity and passion. It is this creativity and passion that read more…

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New. Trendy. Affordable. And Full of Diamonds!

Introducing our New Petite Pavé Dangle Collection

When is very small something BIG? We couldn’t be more excited than to introduce our new Petite Pavé Dangle Collection. What are petite pavé dangles? They’re sparkly and dainty dangles — all 6mm or less — set with diamonds (and some with gemstones). Customers can add them to chains, earring read more…

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Introducing the 2020-2021 Stuller Findings and Metals Catalog

Alissa Talbot, Findings Senior Product Manager, shares new and exciting details from the latest edition.

Findings are essential to your business. And they’re important to Stuller, too. In fact, our business began with findings nearly 50 years ago. Here at Stuller, we carry one of the most extensive selections of die-struck and machine cut findings in the marketplace. Plus, the majority of that product is manufactured right read more…

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Finding Inspiration: Four Jewelry Design Trends with Components to Match

Our Product Design and Merchandising teams have joined forces to bring the trendiest, most innovative findings and components. They’ve pushed the limits of creative design to stay current with jewelry design trends and make your bench work easier. Below, we’ve highlighted four jewelry design trends with findings to complete each look.   read more…

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Gemstone Engagements For the Next Generation

Non-traditional engagement styles for trendy Millennials

Diamonds are rare, beautiful and, yes, forever. That’s not going to change anytime soon. But gemstone engagements are making a splash among Millennial buyers. Remember that recently the DPA ran its “Real is Rare” campaign? It aimed at rekindling the diamond romance with younger customers. Since the Millennial group is read more…