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CMD is Now Based in Asbury Park, NJ!

CMD is Now Based in Asbury Park, NJ!

January 14, 2021

After almost 16 years of business, CMD has entered a brand new phase and is now based in Asbury Park, NJ! For those of you who are new to CMD, welcome! I'm so happy you're here. A little backstory: It was never part of my plan for CMD to have its own storefront. But one day, after years of living in [...]
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$21 for '21!

$21 for '21!

January 06, 2021

We sent out $21 in CMD Bucks to everyone on our text list last week. If you're not on the list yet, be sure to text TWENTYONE to +1 732-838-7535. We'll text you back a code for $21 in credit so you can kick off the new year with a little CMD sparkle. New year new #stackinggoals? I'm now set up in Asbury Park and have a handful of [...]
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Reflections on 2020

Reflections on 2020

December 31, 2020

2020 - what a year! I remember getting off the plane on March 11th to arrive in SF for our annual Sample Sale. At that time, the virus was becoming more pronounced and worrisome. For better or worse, our mayor called a Shelter in Place order on March 16th. That day felt like the beginning of a massive shift for our small business [...]
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Join Lisa & Me LIVE for Cozy Hot Chocolate

Join Lisa & Me LIVE for Cozy Hot Chocolate

December 21, 2020

Did you join my bestie, Lisa and me for our live events in the summer? We've made Lillet Spritzes, Mezcal Margaritas... and tomorrow we're making Cozy Hot Chocolate together LIVE on Instagram at 5pm EST! This is an easy one, and a good excuse to ditch work early on a winter afternoon. I can't wait! [...]
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How to Use CMD's Adjustable Ring Sizers

How to Use CMD's Adjustable Ring Sizers

December 21, 2020

Unsure of your ring size? No problem! Our adjustable ring sizers are a simple way to find out your size if you aren’t able to pop into the NJ shop for an in-person experience. The sizer measures all sizes, including half-size increments. I created this short video to walk you [...]
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Giving Tuesday: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Giving Tuesday: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

December 01, 2020

Giving Tuesday is the global generosity movement celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This day unofficially "opens the giving season," and harnesses the power of people and organizations to support their communities [...]
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SO LONG, SAN FRANCISCO ♥ HELLO ASBURY PARK, NJ!

SO LONG, SAN FRANCISCO ♥ HELLO ASBURY PARK, NJ!

November 02, 2020

Nearly 20 years ago, I packed up a suitcase and headed to San Francisco with a few hundred bucks in my bank account. I was so young (22!) and filled with the hope that I could carve my own path, far away from my family and the comforts that came with the familiarity of my surroundings. I went to a far [...]
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Meet CMD Warrior, Robin

Meet CMD Warrior, Robin

October 30, 2020

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, we wanted to spotlight one of our amazing customers. Robin is an amateur jewelry model with some incredible #CMDSTYLE. This born, bred and raised Californian loves mixing her CMD faves with her other jewelry [...]
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Make Any Occasion Special

Make Any Occasion Special

October 21, 2020

I love being a designer... especially when my job involves helping someone create a piece for a special occasion. Whether it's an engagement, an anniversary, or a once-in-a-lifetime 50th birthday, what's a better way to celebrate than a piece from our special occasion collection [...]
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BLACK + GOLD Collection by CMD

It's a BLACK + GOLD October

October 14, 2020

Fall is here with crisp mornings and rich jewel-toned leaves. BLACK + GOLD is edgy, modern... and so incredibly perfect for October. Those who know me know that mixing metals is one of my signature aesthetics. I love GRADIENT, but I wanted something even bolder [...]
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Cuff Bracelets by Colleen Mauer Designs

It's Cuff Season!

October 07, 2020

I love cuff bracelets! They're so versatile as they can be worn anywhere, with anything... and they make GREAT gifts. CMD cuffs used to be one-size-fits-all, but we now offer them in small, medium and large to better suit your needs! Anyone who knows me knows that I love stacking and layering jewelry -- it's the [...]
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Last Call for The Ring Bar

Last Call for The Ring Bar!

September 23, 2020

Starting Friday, ALL of our Happy Hour creations will be available for purchase at a discount for ONE week only! No, the Ring Bar HH isn't going away for good, but we'll be putting it on pause for the month of October while I get my new studio set up in Asbury Park, NJ. Be sure to tune in [...]
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