Meet Jeff and Cindy Uhrig of Designs by Jeff. We look forward to working with the Uhrigs every year since their first Wine, Women & Purses in 2012. Come see Jeff’s edgy and beautiful designs at Wine, Women & Purses, October 1.
Who are you? Where are you from? How long have you lived in the area?
Jeff and Cindy Uhrig of Designs by Jeff, Rockford, IL. We are from the area and are completing our 14th year in business here in Rockford.
Describe your business.
Unique and one-of-a-kind jewelry and accessories
What inspired you to open your business?
The love for jewelry and several good friends who saw value in my creations.
Making people smile!
When you’re not running your business, what are you doing in your “spare” time?
Jeff is a full time engineer, working for Mondeley Global, here in Rockford. Cindy owns a private therapy business.
How many years have you participated in Wine, Women & Purses and what do you like best about this event?
4-5 years (I think). This event is unique in its style, attendance and atmosphere.
What item, trend, or product are you most excited about this Fall?
The bracelet — it is a piece of jewelry that can make a statement, represent a a personality, add flare to an outfit, or just be casual. The bracelet is essential to every occasion.