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.
Witness Company USA
Magic Church Key $75
Witness Company—a Brooklyn-based jewelry label founded in 2013—aims to marry form and function through a range of solid brass and sterling silver accessories. This handmade keyring isn't just a sweet love heart, it's also a bottle opener complete with an all-seeing eye to ward off evil.
Embrace Cuff $155
Handmade in NYC, the Embrace Cuff is a striking piece of polished arm candy by Brooklyn-based designer Rebecca Mapes, who manifests her love for antique and vintage jewelry into bold, modern designs. Like the wrist that bears it, the solid brass will also change over time by developing a rich patina through use. The sterling silver version sports ten champagne diamond bracelets on each "hand" for even more eye-catching bling.
Digby & Iona
Stump Cufflinks $220
Made from solid sterling silver, Digby & Iona's Stump Cufflinks from are a charming way to show wholesome, teenage-style love in adult form. The Brooklyn-based jewelry designers have created an accessory that will become as classic as the book they drew inspiration from—Shel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree"—by personalizing each set with initials of your choosing.
History + Industry
Flora and Fauna Necklace $140
Drawing inspiration from Count Etienne de Beaumont's 1928 lavish Flora and Fauna masquerade in Paris' Hôtel de Masseran, the statement-making Flora and Fauna necklace from History + Industry's Party Collection channels a girl's inner-vixen and inspires dazzling evenings. This chunky gem is made with two strands of silver and painted wood, glitzy rhinestones, gray smoky quartz, gold plated brass tubes and chunks of pyrite.
Carrera Y Carrera
Sortija Carnaval $27,500
From one of the most historic Spanish jewelry design houses, founded by sculptor Manuel Carrera in 1885, comes this exquisite ring from their Peacock Collection. Born of a luxuriant white gold, encrusted in blue sapphires, garnets and diamonds, it is majestic and worldly. As much sculpture as it is accessory, imagination dictates its brilliance.
Cape Cod Watch $2,850
Hermès may be most famous for their highly covetable Birkin bag, but those into watches know that the French purveyor is equally remarkable at making high quality timepieces. The Cape Cod, with its double-wrapping Barenia leather strap, is as classic as it is modern. We like the stainless steel case and tan strap but many styles are available.
Phase Round Earrings $125
Hand-dyed and laden with super sparkly Swarovski crystals, the Phase Round Earrings by aerospace engineer-turned-metalwork designer Lynn Maclachlan melds usage of innovative digital tools such as 3D printing with traditional craft techniques to produce these high-tech accessories.
Yeh Design Studio
Petal 133 Necklace $789
Architect turned designer Yi-Hsiu Yeh 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.
Paola Garofalo Collections
Camou Bracelet $22
Made in Italy by designer Paola Garofalo, the slender, ribbon-like PG bracelets are an inexpensive accessory that add a pop of personality at your wrist. Billed as "mood bracelets," the unisex design comes in a range of colors and styles from camo patterns to double-wrapping solids.
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.