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The Jewel Collection

Lead DesignersKim / Melissa Bentz
Design TeamKim Bentz, Melissa Bentz, Michael Nelson, Geraldine Morley, Yana Ostrova
CreditsFeatured in WWD /2019/20 Design Excellence Awards
Prize(s)Bronze in Accessory / Bags
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Entry Description

Meet the Jewel, Mini Jewel and Baby Jewel, a dazzling 2019/2020 award winning handbag collection. Unique one of a kind patented Swarovski crystal handles create a dazzling & stunning feature on each handbag. Superior Italian craftsmanship and leathers are the signature touches which the brand proudly stands for. Included in each handbag a special pocket holds the 'PROMISE' penny, a 22K gold American penny surrounded in Swarovski crystals, shining wishes of Blessings, New Beginnings and HOPE! Gratitude always reciprocates with that we generously give back to #ImagineHope


Bentz is an award winning luxury handbag and accessories brand. We are proud branding parners of Swarovski and all our products are crafted in Italy. Our handbags have a unique one of a kind patented crystal handle and the only handbag in the world to have a 22K plated US penny, surrounded by dazzling swarovski crystals tucked inside of each handbag. Shining wishes of Luck, Blessings, New Beginnings and Hope!We believe that gratitude reciprocates and with that we generously give back to "CAN" (Cure Addiction Now)aiding research in the recovery physically/emotionally of addiction.#ImagineHope

Other Awards and Prizes

2018-Fashion Group International NYC-FINALIST Rising Star Award
2019-Accessories Council NYC- WINNER Design Excellence Award
2019-Fashion Group International NYC-FINALIST Rising Star Award
2020-Accessories Council NYC-WINNER Design Excellence Award
2020-Fashion Group International NYC-FINALIST Rising Star Award