Sticks & Stones
Blue Mammoth Ivory Ring $170
This stacked maple wood ring is topped with 150,000-year-old ivory from the tusk of a long-extinct woolly mammoth that stalked the earth during the Pleistocene period. The ancient ivory was recovered at the bottom of the North Sea off the coast of Holland. All rings are made to order (10-20 business days required to fill an order); available in sizes from 5-13.
Yeh Design Studio
Petal 133 Necklace $789
Architect turned designer Yi-Hsiu creates small-scale wearable objects that challenge common sense and collective intuition, merging advanced technology and traditional techniques into an unexpected transformation of materials. Her stunning Petal 133 Necklace interlocks 133 laser-cut petals into a work of art which contains both organic sensibility and detailed precision, demonstrating man and machine's remarkable capability to replicate the force most adept at geometric perfection and repetition—nature itself.
Lockwood Bench Pendant $80
Any skater in your life will be stoked to sport the Lockwood Bench pendant, representing the famed schoolyard in East LA where legends like the Gonz to Koston cut their teeth. This special piece is hand sculpted by designer Spencer Fujimoto, and is part of El Señor's 7 Wonders Collection, which features engraved, wearable pendants symbolizing skateboarding's most iconic spots.
Khamra Purple Bolo $80
The handmade Khamra Purple Bolo necklace is an instant solution to any boring outfit conundrum. The adjustable hand-formed ceramic pendant sits on a 36-inch brass chain which allows for many wearability options for both the ladies and the gents. Tighten around a modern fit buttoned collar shirt or let it hang long and loose for a look Jimmy Hendrix would be proud of. The pendant is hand-painted and signed by artist on the back, with triangle end-points in soft peach-pink beautifully finishing the piece. And, it's already delightfully packaged in handmade muslin furoshiki wrapping to make a gift-giver's life just a bit easier
Melissa Joy Manning
Black Druzy Necklace $325
And now, a brief geology lesson: Ultra-glittery stone Druzy is created in a million-year-long geological process, when water containing minerals evaporates on the surface of other rocks and leaves behind a twinkling layer. Psychics believe the gem can remove energy blockages and allow us to discover our own inner light. Berkeley-based jeweler Melissa Joy Manning uses this semi-precious world wonder in her dazzling Black Druzy necklace, handmade from ethically sourced materials for a pendant as sustainable as it is stunning.
Fine Light Trading
Enamel Chief Rings $375
Mexican souvenir rings were originally cast from melted down pesos, as the currency had lost much value following the Mexican Civil War. In the 1940s, these rugged accessories earned a following amongst motorcycle enthusiasts on their journeys to the Mexican border. Today, Fine Light Trading, a one-man operation based out of Brooklyn, replicates these Mexicana turned Americana pieces with authentic design and quality craftsmanship. All rings are handmade to order and as much collector's items as the originals.
CC Rider bracelet $295
While it would be hard to go wrong with any of Jill Platner's divine accessories, the wearability and simple beauty of her CC Rider bracelet make it a sure winner. Named after Jill's favorite song by Elvis, the CC Rider is available as a wrap or single bracelet crafted from rawhide, comes in five stunning hues and is finished with a sterling silver toggle clasp, blending just the right amount of rugged durability and streamlined femininity.
Hidden Message Necklaces $135 - 485
ID necklaces move to another plane with Beth Macri's Hidden Message Necklaces. Macri originally moved to New York as a structural engineering consultant for the High Line. Today, she designs jewelry using skills and techniques garnered from her engineering background, employing the latest 3D software to conceptualize and create forward-thinking pieces which are as geometrical as they are gorgeous.
Third Eye Cuff $85
A solid addition to any gal's arm party. Designed by Swedish-born, NYC-based designer Annika Inez for her By Boe line, this delicate bracelet embodies the artist's mission to create subtle accessories that make a bold statement. While this stunning piece—available in silver or gold—may or may not lend psychic capabilities, the cuff definitely has just the right amount of simplicity and power.
Mouth and Eye Hair Clips $130
Descended from the powerhouse Fendi, designer Delfina Delettrez's unique collections are described by some as "delirious." Nature and the human body inspire her baubles, which incorporate a range of organic and non-organic materials. Like little works of art, these enamel clips lend a whimsical and unexpected twist to any updo.
Jessie Harris London
Pilot Necklace $245
A "nostalgic take on the futuristic," Jessie Harris' handmade Pilot Necklace is inspired by 1960s sci-fi imagery. Each piece is made to order, and the rose gold plated pendants are shined to an alluringly glossy finish.
Serpenti Quartz Watch $5,150.00
2013 is the year of the snake and never has a Bulgari signature design been more relevant. The Serpenti invokes a classic snake symbolism. The quartz watch's Tubogas bracelet coils around the wrist in an elegant Cleopatra-exoticism. In steel, silver and 18kt pink gold variations, you can pick your poison.
Flask Bangle $225
"Necessity is the mother of invention," sums up Cynthia Rowley on her stainless steel flask bangle; a stylish and subtle solution for keeping your spirit of choice on hand.
Aksama Short Chain Earrings $98
A filmmaker-turned-jewelry designer, Rammy Lee Park hand carved these elegantly vibrant "Aksama" drop earrings from emerald and sapphire resin petal, which hang on a rose gold chain.
Keep makeup, accessories or valuable keepsakes organized with Nomess Copenhagen's smartly configured Balsabox. Smaller boxes nest within the larger structure for solid organization, but best of all, the lid opens to reveal a mirror that can be situated inside for a vanity effect.
Valssi Necklace $99
Scandinavian design house Marimekko, known for original prints and a geometric approach to shape and color, created the Valssi necklace in homage to dances at traditional Finnish summer parties (Valssi means waltz in Finnish). With clean lines and bold shapes, this Haldu wood and resin statement piece is whimsically sophisticated.