30 August 2011

more ways to sneak peeks of the shop's incoming goods

i started a new tumblr blog to post new and anticipated arrivals to the shop.
time seems to be accelerating ..hurtling so fast towards fall and the future and holiday times.
i am hunting and gathering objects of goodness for you.
see them all unfold here
new tumblr for sword+fern

27 August 2011

The Times spends 36 fast hours in Portland,and lands on Sword+Fern

See this Sunday's NYTimes for an article on 36 hours spent around town, including visits to some of our favorites- neighbors Nationale and Grain&Gristle, owned by nice guy and best chef in town- Ben Meyer.
Sword+Fern in NYTimes Travel
Thanks, FM!
Glad you enjoyed the shop.
Clea of Thistle Top Farm is selling produce outside the shop on Thursdays for only 3 more weeks! Don't miss out on garden goods!

26 August 2011

New Arrivals: Locally handmade+vintage jewelry

vintage enameled european country pins

ochre leather+chain necklace

purple sword+ teal pyramid

single pyramids-purple,grey,blue,teal,clear
vintage brass beaded necklace, the thinnest turquoise+sterling necklace

vintage sterling+brass bangles
bronze parrot pin

sword of freedom enameled pin..hmm. maybe i should keep this one

80's enameled realness. gold+black music notes pin. the earrings are marked 'bedouin portland' and were handmade here in 1983
traditional beaded tassel necklace

strand of red +pink vintage vinyl beads from africa

collection of gold-plated costume rings from different eras

gold eagle and blue sword

roses,swords+rhinestones from the masonites

mixed metals from mexico

sterling rose
classic spoon ring
extra large un-engraved brass ring
carved shell ring

collection of vintage rings

previous 4 rings-vintage brass, glass and stone from afghanistan


collection of hand-forged and cast bronze+sterling rings from artemisia atelier/handmade in portland

cast bronze spike ring

cast bronze nail ring

hand-forged sterling ring with gold rivet, oxidized sterling band

simple bronze textured band

sterling+bronze thin bands

hand forged and oxidized nail cuff with sterling rivets

magic is pyramidically attracting you to me