Tell us about your business.Karyn Cantor began Classic Hardware in 1995 with a line of pocket watches that soon evolved into unique jewelry and accessories for men and women. Her work mixes vintage vogue with modern trends to create designs that balance her artistic vision with quality and rugged construction for the greatest value. All items are handmade by artisans in the USA. Classic Hardware is best known for their Retrolite and image-based jewelry, as well as their eye-catching vanity cases. Art driven with retro inspiration, Karyn collaborates with over a dozen talented modern artists to create her completely unique items. Worn by top celebrities and featured in popular TV shows, publications and websites, Classic Hardware has established it’s place in popular culture. Karyn is always adding new products to the line, most recently consisting of T-shirts and small accessory bags. Make sure to check out the current wares of Classic Hardware … Accessories with Class and Sass!
What makes your business stand out?Collaborating with such a great variety of artists
What's the best business advice you've received?Walk before you run
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