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Cindy’s TrendTracker: Gladiator rings
This is one of those trend items that is very, very specific and will hit for just the right kind of client.
This is one of those trend items that is very, very specific and will hit for just the right kind of client. It’s a little bit Goth and a little bit rock-and-roll.
These long knuckle-grazing rings with open-work designs got the nickname “gladiator” because of their resemblance to the laces on the sandals of the same name. Both are trendy, edgy and cool, and both can be somewhat restrained and wild at the same time.
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