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Aristocrazy, that Spanish jewelry brand we were buzzing about earlier this month, has officially opened at Aventura Mall, bringing us Miamians luxury jewelry in trendy styles and at reasonable prices.
As we mentioned previously, "Aristocrazy is the more affordable and trend driven jewelry brand that hails from Spain and runs under the umbrella of Grupo Suarez, a high end jewelry company. While more affordable, Aristocrazy is still high end and pieces will run from $75 to $30,000." It's the first Aristocrazy location in the U.S., and we can thank our influx of Latin American shoppers for the push.
Once you step through the store's orange lacquer doors (is this a new thing at Aventura?), you really are transported into an old world jewelry shop, only this one's set in some trapical oasis. There's an old school jeweler's station (golden drawer knobs and tools included), all the jewelry is kept inside glass cases and drawers, and brass bars conceal a wall of green plants while statues of owls and parrots serve as decorative accents. It's definitely worth a stop while you're at the mall, if only to ogle at all the chain link jewelry inside this elevated retail experience.