My Favorite Necklace, Now On Sale

Through December 31st, some of my favorite pieces are on sale with free shipping. Just use the code DECEMBER31 at checkout. Happy holiday shopping!

Green Aventurine gets its name from the Italian a ventura, which means "by chance." Each stone, imported from India, glistens as it turns in the light. Renowned across the globe for its durability and beauty, Aventurine was used by the Russian jeweler Fabergé, along with other semiprecious and precious stones, to make the famous Fabergé eggs.

You may hatch some daring plans yourself, once you slip this gorgeous necklace on. Accented with a large, hand-tumbled hunk of Amethyst, glittering black Onyx drops, moonlight-marbled Larvikite and cones of volcanic Obsidian, this necklace is most definitely a conversation starter.

Sweetest of all? The hand-cast Sterling Silver clasp and single rose charm that finish this unique piece like the bow on a prettily-wrapped present, just waiting to be opened.

Go Gorgeous.


Shop Local

From Etsy Admin:
Last minute holiday shoppers take note, your new best friend here - Etsy local search! Local search makes it super easy to find a gift that'll arrive at your (or your loved one's) doorstep super quick.

Start by searching for something you (ahem, your mother) would love, and then click the "Local items" filter in the search sidebar. Etsy will narrow your search results to items near you.

How does it work? Local search guesstimates your location based on your computer's IP address, so all you should need to do is click the "Local items" link. If it doesn't get your location just right, you can always type in your city or country. We don't store you location in any way, and we only narrow your location down to a square mile or more.

Local search is also a great way to browse search results from cities around the globe. Or right next door.


Everyday Earrings

Some of my favorites, on regular rotation for the past few months. I especially like wearing the turquoise hoops for a spot of color.


Come to the Holiday Fair!

Don’t miss the South Slope Holiday Craft Fair!
Saturday, December 11th
11 AM to 5 PM
511 Seventh Avenue between 17th Street and Prospect Avenue

Check out an amazing group of artists/venders -- including persuede jewelry -- at www.southslopecraftfair.com. Many of the artists are from Brooklyn, and all are purveyors of original and high-quality goods. In addition to a unique shopping opportunity, join us for kids’ activities, such as face painting and workshops by Poloppo and Brooklyn Design Lab. Great food will also be available for purchase. The South Slope Holiday Craft Fair is hosted by and benefits P.S. 10.


Astoria Market this Sunday

Join persuede at the Astoria Market at the famous Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden this Sunday, December 5. Come for a unique shopping experience right in the heart of Astoria, complete with food, ale, and beautifully lit trees in the garden.

The market features an eclectic assortment of handmade goods, including persuede jewelry. Open 12 pm – 5 pm. Bohemian Hall (next to Beer Garden) 29-19 24th Ave between 29th Ave and 31st Street in Astoria, Queens. N or Q to Astoria Boulevard.


Looking for a Cure

Find a cure for the common gift at 'Cure BK this Friday, December 3rd from 6 - 9 p.m. Join me and other designers for a holiday party at this lovely (and my personal favorite) Clinton Hill mini spa with wine, snacks and raffles.

'Cure Beauty Bar
921 Fulton St
between Waverly and Clinton avenues

Directions: C train to Clinton/Washington.