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Mainstream Jewelry Box

Updated: Sep 12, 2019

it began with buying an opal ring for fifty cents at a rummage sale with my grandmother. she was a haggler and ensured i knew the value of a dollar. that opal ring still glistens in it's fiery iridescent light. my jewelry repertoire has grown since then as i went through a brief mainstream, fast-fashion jewelry buying stage against my better judgement. ignoring the lesson my grandmother had taught me at age 10.


now shamelessly i admit my jewelry wardrobe is overflowing with vintage brooches, oversized rings, and exquisite cuffs. i still buy jewelry today. i simply can't help it. i am obsessed.


i started urbane cole because i wanted bigger, bolder pieces that will leave a lasting impression for a lifetime. my grandmother didn't buy a ton of jewelry but her pieces were statement, sentimental and of high quality. i keep that in the forefront of mind when creating pieces in hopes that someone will feel just as I did before the mainstream jewelry box.


Blessings & Baubles,

Nicole chamberlain






"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. it is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us."

-nelson mandela

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