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Unique Celtic Jewelry and Artisan Crafted Designs Exclusive only to Patagonia Gifts

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Find unique Celtic jewelry and artisan crafted designs exclusive only at Patagonia gifts. Unlike other mass-produced items available in the market, Patagonia gifts are individually handcrafted by creative artisans.

Patagonia Gifts, one of the premier online gift stores, offers unique Celtic jewelry and artisan crafted designs. In order to ensure that every piece is as unique as the individual who wears it, each and every gift at Patagonia gifts is handcrafted ‘individually’ by creative artisans from Patagonia. Jewelry and gifts provided by Patagonia Gifts are totally different from the other mass-produced gifts or fine jewelry sold in the local malls or other fine jewelry stores.

Patagonia Gifts specializes in Celtic Jewelry including silver earrings, Celtic jewelry for men and women, birthday gifts, unique jewelry, Celtic cuff links, pins, mens pendants, braided leather sterling silver bracelets and mens necklaces etc. They also offer Celtic bracelet bangles, thank you gifts, lots of unusual gifts and mens jewelry, luxury mate tea gourds, friendship Celtic gifts and special occasion gift ideas.

Patagonia Gifts provides a great collection of gifts for Christmas, anniversaries, birthdays and other important occasions to choose something unique for the special people in your life.

Patagonia Gifts has been serving thousands of satisfied online customers since its founding in 2000. During this process, Patagonia Gifts sourced the best craftsmen and women from Patagonia who manufacture the finest quality jewelry and gifts in the region.

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Nov 29, 2010

Retail Sales of Scarves or Mufflers and Belts

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The Scarves are one of the dress accessories. These were discovered by new generations to add them to their wardrobes. More than 60 percent of the buyers are younger who are aged between 13 to 34. About 31 percent of young consumers may be buying these scarves as gifts or others. Remaining may buy for them selves. Sales increased in department store, specialty store and mass merchant channels, though these were initiated at junior level. Oblongs, ultra long styles and cowls and loops, squares these are different shapes. Sales of scarves was 911.4 million dollars in 2007, 971.9 million dollars in 2008 and 1,122.6 million dollars in 2009.

Difference category of scarves can be worn indoors or with a coat, like scarves for warm weather and cold weather or light weight, textured. Traditional silks and poly oblongs are reduced. And silk and poly or nylon chiffon with novelty and oversized scarves 72* 80 inches or 40 * 80 inches and 21 *28 inches were strong in viscose gauze are better than other styles.

Belts also are one of the dress accessories. Though these were invented earlier, but customers want fashionable belts. 75 percent of belts are purchased for self use. Sales of belts in 2007 was 360.4 million dollars, and in 2008 327.9 million dollars and 382.7 million dollars in 2009. The belts with 2 ½ to 3 inch width and with simple elastic band styles with front leather tabs are best performed belts.

The importance is growing for adjustable belts, and these are number one selling styles.

Filed under Business
Oct 1, 2010

Market Share of Accessories of Men And Women

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There are different types of accessories for men and women in the market. Based upon the interests, the branded companies are preparing different types of accessories. During the year 2008, different types of accessories were produced and there is a wide variation between the percentages of market shares of different accessories.

Women’s Accessories:
Coming to the women’s accessories, there is a huge rise in the share of fashion /bridge jewelry. The hand bags stand at the second place in the market. Apart from the hand bags and the accessories, different types of articles are being sold in the market. But the most preferable ones are the jewelry and the hand bags. There are even different types of accessories like the scarves, belts umbrellas, and hair accessories, but all of them do not play a significant role in the market.

According to the, during the year 2008, the market share was as follows.

Fashion/ Bridge jewelry played an important role in the market. It occupies the highest share and it is of about 27%. Next, coming to the market of Hand Bags, it is at the second place and it is of about 24%. Hosiery which includes the sheer and the casual combined is at the third place. And it is of about 16%. The sport and the fashion watches share is 10%. The sunglasses were sold with the percent of 7. 3% of the hats and 3% of the small leather goods were sold. The number of Scarves/wraps, slippers/casual footwear, Belts, Cold Weather articles shares each of 2% in the market. Rainwear/Umbrellas and hair accessories share the least percentage and it is of about 1% each.

According to the and NPD the Annual Census report for the Ladies accessories in the year 2009, is like this, Again the jewelry plays a major role in the sales it is of about 30.18%. And the sales of hand bags are of about 29.02%. Again the third place is for the hosiery as in the case of 2008 and is 9.61%. And the small leather goods are 8.84%. And the share of sunglasses is 5.29%,share of watches is 4.96%,Scarves is 3.59%, hats is 2.99%,slippers is 2.27%,gloves is 1.40%, belts is 1.22% and the last share is for the umbrellas and it is about 0.64%.

Men’s Accessories:
Coming to the men’s accessories, the share and the percentage of each of the accessories may differ. The number of the articles is also less. The different types of articles which are used by the men are the socks, sunglasses, watches, belts, neckwear, Small leather goods, Cold weather, Gifts and the jewelry.

Coming to the Statistics of the men accessories which was calculated in the year 2008 by the, the market share of socks is the highest one and is of about 30%. And coming to the sunglasses the share is about 16%. And the watches share is of about 13%. Belts are sold at 12% on the whole. The neck wear is about 11%. Small leather goods are sold at 7% share. 5% share for both the cold weather and gifts individually. 1% is for the jewelry.

These are the market shares for both men and women during the year 2008 according to the with the co ordinance of the NPD.

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Filed under Business
Sep 27, 2010