Whether you’re feeling the love this Valentines Day, or feeling blue, we’ve got just the thing for you. A gift guide with beautifully made local products for your sweetheart, and a Blue Valentines playlist with beautifully crafted songs about heartbreak, longing, and loss.
From Shaya Durbin, the Heart Pendant is a sculpted gold heart made of 22k gold, 18k yellow, rose, or nickel-free white gold (l). The Heart & Gold Key Necklace from Luana Coonen is made of oxidized sterling silver and 14k yellow gold. It’s hand-sawed and domed, and pairs perfectly with a hand-formed key (r).
Ideally, Valentines is all about great pairings. Pinot Noir from Napa Valley’s Aesop Wines is a perfect match for Aplat’s Vin Two Bottle Wine Tote, made of white organic cotton canvas with plum trim (l). These luscious hearts from Coco Tutti are filled with delicious sweetness (r).
The botanically dyed silk necklace, from the Flesh, Blush, and Verdant collection by Stella Fluorescent, is modular and can be transformed from bracelet to necklace. The color palette is created in collaboration with fiber artist and dyer Sierra Reading (l). From Hathorway, the Ve Tinh Crescent and Bar Ring is made of Buffalo Horn and 16k gold-plated brass (r).
The Lips Key Fob from Claflin, Thayer & Co. is available in red, orange, hot pink or natural leather (l). From MONOLISA, the versatile Pink Leather Mini Tote with two Swarovski Crystals is ultra-light and supremely soft (r).
Gale earrings from Nanedi Valles are elegant and lightweight, diamond-cut ball, chandelier earrings cast in solid sterling silver and plated in a rich finish of 14k gold (l). From Clouds & Ladders, the Drip Drop Necklace is soldered brass filled with hand mixed artists’ grade polymer clay available in a choice of 32 colors (r).
From elizabethW, the Love Lavender set of 6 Bath Fizz Tablets is guaranteed to induce a warm and fuzzy feeling (l). Hello Delicious perfume from LARO is a vibrant jasmine-infused fragrance with luscious, juicy green notes of makrut lime leaf, key lime and galbanum with a whisper of white musk (r).
From the PETRA collection by MGG Studio, NANYA hoops, OSSA cuff and MORO and DEDO rings are crafted in recycled bronze or recycled sterling silver, in a matte or polished metal finish (l). The Very Bad Word Ring from Sharon Z Jewelry speaks for itself, although it’s meaning is open to interpretation. Shown in recycled 14k gold or recycled sterling silver with recycled diamonds (r).
Mix v.3 – Blue Valentines
An eclectic mix of musical gems about heartbreak, longing, and loss. Spanning from the 50’s to the present.