On Wednesday evening the Brit + Co team, in partnership with Close5, held a night of crafting with local bites and drinks. As guests filtered into the Brit + Co Makeshop, the atmosphere was light and creative. Guests were encouraged to declutter their jewelry collections and post to the Close5 app before setting up shop to exhibit their DIY talents. What says it all? The Brit + Co Makeshop itself was an absolute delight. It works double duty as a pop up retail experience where, echoing what happens on the site itself, you can indulge in D.I.Y. and buy crafts all under the same roof.Read More →
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgment of the day: The one-of-a-kind Geometric Chest Plate Necklace, $185, available in hand-cut and -hammered brass from Berkeley-based jewelry designer Shelly Harper’s Harp Designs. Harper recommends pairing this bold, Southwestern-influenced style with a low-cut black top.
We’re big believers in opposites attracting and more than a little in favor of bohemian earthiness mixed with a healthy dose of glam. So you can you’ll understand in an instant why we were taken in a glance by the Sabi Collection, a line of jewelery made by artist Jill McKeown using found wood pieces from specific locations and mixed with metals and chains.
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgment of the day: A polished twist on hard core style, these golden hoops with coral spikes, $45, by Goldielockes Design are crowned with a vintage African brass bead and inspire us to kick off our shoes and dig our feet into the sand. We think they’d make the perfect finishing touch to a favorite beachcomber look.
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgment of the day: a romantic statement necklace with turquoise blue beads and a delicate fabric flower, $22.00, handmade and crafted by San Francisco’s Snobish Design, a local maker of affordable modern, bridal and custom accessories capable of complementing a summer dress anywhere from a backyard BBQ to a night out with that special someone.