David Ramirez named National Sales Manager
(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) - Ostbye and Dangler Studios are pleased to announce Ostbye is now the official distributor and manufacturer for the iconic Diamond Marriage Symbol and Christian Marriage Symbol brands originally created by Dangler Studios. The Director of Brand Development for Danglers Studios, David Ramirez, has been appointed the National Sales Manager for Ostbye. Ostbye will manufacture and produce the Diamond Marriage Symbol and Christian Marriage Symbol jewelry in their U.S. headquarters based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.With over 25+ years experience in the fine jewelry industry, David Ramirez served as the Director of Brand Development for Dangler Studios, preceded by a seven year tenure with Diamond Promotion Service. He brings the experience of the Dangler brand’s culture to Ostbye and will continue to enrich Ostbye customer relationships through comprehensive jewelry offerings and strong marketing support.
Ramirez will lead the Ostbye sales force to further increase distribution and market the following brands: Ostbye Bridal, Celebration Collection™, Ladies Diamond, Wedding Bands, Men’s Collection, Pendants and Earrings, Pizazz™, Diva Diamonds®, Little Diva®, Reflections of Color®, Reflections of Love®, Diamond Marriage Symbol® and Christian Marriage Symbol® Jewelry.
“We are excited to welcome David Ramirez to our team and to introduce the Diamond and Christian Marriage Symbol collections into our comprehensive jewelry lines,” President of Ostbye, Craig MacBean stated. “We know David’s extensive experience within the jewelry industry, along with the strength of the Dangler studio brands, will help complement and offer a wider-range selection of merchandise for our retail jewelry customers.”
Dan Bredow, recently named the National Sales Manager for the OstbyeBlue Division of Ostbye, will continue to work with Amore & Baci®, Amore Jr.® , Lotopia®, She™ and most recently Brosway Collections.Paul and Mary Lou Dangler, the creators and designers of Danger Studios, will now shift their focus to conceiving new trademarks, developing products that exemplify the brand story and creating the support materials to sell them.
Ostbye, founded in 1920 in downtown Minneapolis, has cemented its status as one of the leading manufacturers of bridal and fashion jewelry. Through the four generations of family-owned leadership, Ostbye has always stayed true to its mission of exemplary quality, service and value. Ostbye and OstbyeBlue’s comprehensive collections and divisions include bridal jewelry, anniversary bands, fashion jewelry, family jewelry, women’s and men’s diamond jewelry, colored gemstone jewelry, pendants, earrings, rings and beads.
For more information on Ostbye, visit www.Ostbye.com or call 866-553-1515.