22 July 2010

nightclubbing+lavender mirror this week!

our friends matt+genevieve are the DJ duo linger+quiet and throw an amazing party called nightclubbing, and their 2 year anniversary is happening tonight at holocene- don't miss it! many an earring is produced while listening to podcast #6-available on their blog..
kerby+my wierd electro band, lavender mirror will play a set this friday at holocene- before DJ Lifepartner's party NO SHADE...join us, Nolita selector (Fruitcake PDX), and come early for holocene's apertivo happy hour before- our show starts early with Oak Rot at 8, and Lavender Mirror at 9. we can't wait. let it shine, summertime.
hope to see you!

i am home!

i am home from the redwoods and my family vacation, feeling relaxed and looking very sun-blown..
the shop is open today, from now until this evening.
come by and say hi!
shop hours this weekend:
friday- 11-4
sunday- 12-6

05 July 2010

2 exciting events and things on the near horizon

1.sword+fern's TWO(2) year anniversary party--date TBA..but the actual date is august 1!
hint: i am planning a rager with kegs, not kidding.

2.new things that you can expect to see in the shop in celebration of said milestone:
-the return of ladyhawk botanicals-new organic lipbalms+new new new magic herbal products-including sea salts and salt crystals for both culinary and therapeutic use, natural, organic incense and essential plant resins for aromatic burning, and small batches of organic herbal teas. very very soon!
-art shows- megan holmes will show her photographs for first friday in august, lisa schonberg (of explode into colors) is working on a very exciting multi-media art installation involving her entomology studies, for this coming fall.

03 July 2010

new in the shop: ceramics,paper,textiles,jewelry,vintage,objects,wearables

ceramic vases: crystals, fern, rainbow
blank shapes pocket notebook
vintage necklaces: oversized blue plastic; long sunset orange beaded
vintage earrings: enameled goddess-ey moon+star posts, bakelite turquoise spider-y posts.
vintage name pins: 'juanita'+ 'diane' in hand-formed brass wire

chain+drip silkscreened textiles for hanging or using
blank origami writing cards
colorful vintage world cards
origami globes
tiny letterpress notebooks
insect-embedded resin paperweight
painted ceramic eggs
new necklaces: triple recycled glass swords on long dark oxidized chain with brass beads;
vintage african yellow beads+red coral with copper details and grey silk on dark oxidized chain
wooden bangles with brass inlay
brass+shell bangles
canvas grocery bags with minimal shapes

amazing new summer colors of the false knit scarf by chelsea heffner-seafoam green, magenta, grey, and pearl
metallic linen clutch bag- in so many quiet rainbow colors
forestbound bags- 3 styles remain
hand-stitched cross emblazoned pillow
magical postcards from days of travels of old
new- notebooks handmade from old maps
brass and black shiny campin' knife, only one remains
blank notecards
heavy stone eggs

new jewelry: mixed metals 'fly' earrings; mix of found hardware, copper, and rings on dark oxidized chain

tiny sedum planters by eden batki- has a tiny hole to hang on a wall, or sit upright on a flat surface

vintage stoneware vases-grey and brown

old metal letters rescued from the desert somewhere near Reno: a giant E, A, y, H , K, v, S, #2
rings from andy lifschutz! 6 sterling silver rings, one of a kind, sizes unknown, but they range from XS-L, and he is happy to re-size them for you if needed.

new jewelry: found hardware+ muted colors of jasper stones
porcelain drinking cups by e.benotti

shiny vintage brass bangles
delicate ceramic blue and brown chain by eden batki

vintage blue and white stoneware vessel or planter
copper knots
stones, keys, charms,shells, all found in the new 'lost+found drawers'- everything in the drawers are under $10

crystal prisms in the lost +found drawers

the lost+found drawers are filled with things for you
email with any questions or to have something shipped to you--
...see you soon

magic is pyramidically attracting you to me