boston's jewelry movement
our gold stems necklace in this week’s boston globe style magazine. a huge thanks to marni katz for including us among such great artists!
ripegoods at urban outfitters
we are thrilled to share some pretty things now at urban outfitters. see the select styles of ripegoods jewelry collection here. what an awesome way to end an amazing year. thank you all for a great 2012! Our warmest wishes for happy holidays and a beautiful new year! *our studio will be closed dec. 21 - jan. 1. all orders placed during this time will begin shipping jan. 2. thank you :)
hello, new york
a sampling of necklaces headed to clic general store. with locations in nyc and east hampton, all one of a kind items in the spin off shop of clic bookstore & gallery are hand picked by Calypso founder Christiane Celle. we’re so happy our jewelry has a new home.
we met the awesome folks of BAGGU at capsule last week, and fell in love with their simple patterns and shapes. and how cute is that elephant bag? there were so many great designers at the show - some new discoveries included the statement making jewelry of brook & lynn, pretty pretty scarves by le.sens, and adorable clothes by our sweet and talented neighbors polaromo.
our neighbors at the market yesterday maitland mountain farm. beautiful flowers and delicious pickles. we were lucky to snag some before they sold out.
because summer is far from over. cygnet dress by lofti.
come check out our new bracelet collection at one of our summer shows. we’ll be at SOWA on july 8, july 22, and august 5; and at the cape ann farmers market july 5, july 19, july 26, august 2, and august 9. let the summer fun begin!
view from the studio
packaging up lots of new mini “catalogs”. and are you in need of some extra good luck? horseshoes aplenty are here.
save the date
mark your calendars. ripegoods will be participating in this amazing weekend-long event in salisbury MA. in addition to our usual handcrafted pieces we will have a table of curated vintage jewelry including lots of bakelite. the event runs 10 - 5 saturday and sunday, june 23 + 24. let the treasure hunting begin!
thank you for all the internet love last week! so excited to see ripegoods on ecosalon, designformankind, and babble. thank you thank you!
does anyone else still get excited when a package arrives in the MAIL? we do! today our new catalog proof arrived and it is so beautiful. a super simple design this round. you can shop the lookbook now as well.
finally! kathie took some beautiful shots this weekend of our beautiful friend modeling pieces from the new collection. so, a little preview for you…
view from the studio
lots of show prep. tonight we’re participating in a shop for a cure event to benefit the dana farber institute and jimmy fund. new display pieces, and such pretty light in studio.
cabin in the woods
a pre-fab cabin in the woods. looks like the perfect weekend getaway. lostrivermodern, found via sweetpeachblog.
our website is live! spring jewelry in the shop! go, hurry, shop now before things sell out :)
sun, sky, stars
(image via pinterest) orbit earrings new in the shop. inspired by the many shapes in the sky. these earrings are made by hand, forged into organic circular shapes, hammered and brushed to a textured finish. available in reclaimed gold + silver.
beautiful earthy pyrite. a first look at the spring collection. these earrings are a new addition to the line.
a teeny tiny preview
. our new website is almost ready! easier shopping! cleaner layout! can you tell we are super excited?!
packing up these jewels to our new retailer, frances vintage, in phoenix.
a whirlwind week in arizona. made a little time for hiking and sunning, but mostly we met with our wonderful stores out there and then spent a few days in tucson. we came back with our bags filled with earthy gemstones, like this rutilated quartz. how beautiful are those shades of gold?! expect to see these in our spring/summer collection.
new pieces coming soon and in limited edition at magpie in somerville. these subtle gold forms will make perfect valentine’s day gifts.
sweet gift from the hubs by ag ambroult. currently living on my work table, a reminder of serenity and of course, love. wishing you all moments of peace and happiness this holiday season. the shop is now closed through jan 7 - orders will begin shipping again on jan 9. See you in 2012!
goodies and gifts for everyone on your list at the SOWA indoor farmers market sunday, dec. 18 - over 40 specialty food vendors and 17 artists and designers. this will be our last market of 2011 AND there will be discounts on selected pieces…
friends, place your online orders by dec. 12 to guarantee christmas delivery (of course we’ll be wrapping and shipping thru the end of the year, and are always happy to arrange for express shipping - just contact us before placing your order :)).
what's next: hingham holiday market
it’s small business saturday so shop handmade next weekend Nov. 26 + 27 with us and some of our favorite friends and makers like the adorable plush zooguu toys and margaret debruin one of a kind clothes. there will be all kinds of awesome. come by and say hello! (plus an excuse to head over to wahlburgers. if only there could be a guaranteed mark sighting. sigh).
today's view from the studio
sparkly wrap bracelets, special for wellesley marketplace, right angle necklaces, and stamping many, many, many bags for all the holiday markets :)
Thursday's Treasure: Nesting
check out these adorable illustrated wall decals by Shanna Murray! all photos courtesy of www.shannamurray.com
gearing up for seven shows in two weeks. working on these pretty new linen tags for our display. can’t wait to show more…
mark your calendars for saturday, nov. 19. we’re so excited to be participating for the first time in this wonderful market. find us at booth #316. purchase premium tickets here (exclusive early shopping, all proceeds go to charity) and more details on their website.
view from the studio
we are in crazy holiday production right now. tons of earrings waiting to be oxidized. last of the wholesale orders almost ready to ship. putting together sets for holiday shows. feeling grateful for our wonderful customers, old and new.
thursday's treasure: small things
some of our favorite things are even better in small packages: from upper left to bottom right: our NEW tiny horseshoe necklace by ripegoods, elegant equestrian dress from ruche, chemex coffeemaker available at Neëst, and lucky tiny text bowl by paloma’s nest.
Thursday's Treasure: Get Thee Organized!
these simple, gorgeous envelope wallets by boston-based rennes fit everything we normally lug around in our oversized bags: all items are available on etsy or by visiting the rennes online store.
share the love!
calling all moms, daughters, sisters, friends! for two days only, buy one wrap bracelet and get a matching bracelet 50% off! visit http://www.ripegoods.bigcartel.com/product/ripegoods-wrap-bracelet and check out using promo code: sharethelove to receive your discount!
Thursday's Treasure: Sugar and Spice
neutrals are great, but sometimes we need to spice it up a little. this week, we are loving orange and gray combo. color palette by design seeds all photos courtesy of pinterest
last minute, we had to get some new professional shots for an upcoming project (more on that later) and our SUPER talented friend and photographer Mary helped make it happen. these are just a glimpse at all the amazing photos she snapped. thanks M! we met mary a few years back when she photographed our wedding. we’ll try to post some of those pics soon. in the meantime, you can...
we’ve been preparing for our first market of the holiday season this coming weekend. if you’re out in western mass come by and say hello! we’re heading to spencer, mass today to set-up for the pumpkin patch open house. the event runs saturday and sunday from 10 - 4. happy long weekend!
Thursday's Treasure: Autumn's Arrival
autumn has arrived — that means trading in sandals for boots, apple picking, and all things pumpkin here in new england. from upper left to bottom right: vintage equestrian boots by thrush vintage, pumpkin ginger sandwich cookies by whimsyandspice, vintage wood orchard basket by maybethhale, and 1960’s classic wide belt by thrush vintage.
twi·light Noun/ˈtwīˌlīt/ 1. The soft glowing light from the sky when the sun is below the horizon, caused by the reflection of the sun’s rays from the atmosphere. 2. The period of the evening during which this takes place, between daylight and darkness. introducing our twilight necklace, inspired by summer’s warm light. (photo by Mary Flatley) find it here. and THANK YOU for...
shop update: arc necklace
new item in our gold collection. the arc necklace. a shot in process and layered with crystal solitaire.
Thursday's Treasure: Getting Cozy
waiting for cooler weather and loving everything from kove, a vancouver-based handmade knitwear company. From upper left to bottom left: Mainland Warmer, Autumn Leaves Hat, Raincity Boot Warmers, and Classic Captain Fringe, all from kove.
inspired: more vintage
back from a whirlwind 24 hrs in nyc. amazing and exhausting. no time for a shop update but these very unique, limited edition necklaces are now available. $48. email firstname.lastname@example.org to order. It’s an antique brass fringe triangle pendant on a (new) oxidized sterling silver chain. 18 in.
Thursday's Treasure: Spinning in September
in honor of Boston’s new hubway bike share system, we thought we would share some chic cycling accessories. these fabulous finds are sure to stand out while riding in the city, or even just going out shopping. From upper left to bottom right: Handcrafted Roll Bag by Acorn Bags, Bicycle Front Profile Print by VintageDictionaryArt, Micah cycling cap by Flipside Hats, and upcycled bike...
inspired: what's old is new
inspired lately by vintage finds. making some bracelets and necklaces in very limited editions. some sketches, findings from recent trips, and the finished product. see these and more at our upcoming holiday shows.
Thursday's Treasure: In love with Indigo
our new indigo petal earrings are now available online. in honor of this fresh pick, we thought we’d share a little love for all things indigo: From upper left to bottom right: Indigo Skinnys from EmersonMade, indigo petal earrings from ripegoods, Market Tote Bag from Chelsea Craft, and Ikat pillow covers from yiayia’s.
Thursday's Treasure: Teacups
This week, we’ve been savoring the last bit of summer and dreaming of an end-of-summer tea party. We love these adorable cups and thought we’d share these little treasures! From upper left to bottom right: Bees and Golden Honey Combs Teacup and Saucer by SwirlyGarden, Vintage Rose Tea Cups and Saucers by wandersketch, Love Bird Mug by Jessica Rust Designs, and 12oz. Cup Turntable...
there is so much left of summer to love, but in the studio we’ve been putting together the fall collection. available online soon and this saturday 8.6 at the twigs trunk show.
pretty new pieces. getting ready for TWO shows this week. updating the shop. it’s the good kind of crazy around here. these will be available soon online, and you can check them out in person at the cape ann farmer’s market on thursday 7/14, and at art beat somerville, in the back room of the burren, on saturday 7/16. come say hello!
now at folklorica