Lots and lots of new Mimi & Marge jewelry! Posted on March 22, 2017
Lots and lots of new Mimi & Marge jewelry! March 28 2017
Remember the lovely Mimi & Marge? From the cute set of four mismatched earrings to the elegant necklaces and classic rings, this Vancouver based jeweller is unforgettable.
Kenda, the designer behind Mimi & Marge, goes to Bali, Indonesia three times a year with her two daughters. Mimi & Marge oversees the production and manufacturing of the jewelry in Bali. Collaborating with local craftsmen and artisans, she tries to create new and unique designs each season by mixing handcrafted work with modern design.
Using sterling silver, gold vermeil 24k, and a variety of local materials like Sono wood and Mother of Pearl, many of the designs are fabricated.
Along with designing fun and timeless accessories with local craftsmen, Mimi + Marge still finds time to give back to Indonesian community. Since 1998, they have been donating food and money to an orphanage of 29 children run by one family without any government funding - the Sovitry Orphanage. In addition, all sales from the Mimi + Marge Bawa Dog Pendant (not in store currently) go to the Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA). Mimi + Marge is also involved with Bali WISE (Women of Indonesia Skills Education) - and proudly sponsoring two young women from Indonesia. The training programs assist more than 110 women each year for improved employment opportunities through programs including Basic Work and Life Skills, Vocational Skills Training, and Gender Equality workshops and seminars.
Wow - What a group of a people! On the other hand, check out some of the beautiful pieces we have in the shop.
Necklaces, necklaces, necklaces...
Classic and dainty bar bracelets in gold vermeil and silver...
I loooove these simple stacking rings, as well as the mismatched set of earrings... So pretty.
Studs, gems, mini hoops, threader earrings.. Too much cuteness.
Love how these pieces can be worn daily, and also spice up your look for a special occasion. Come by the shop to try some on!
Spring Break is among us! March 17 2017
Ahhhh, Spring Break... We all need a break sometimes - relaxing, exploring, eating, &/or quality time with loved ones. Many people have come in looking for traveling essentials! For those lucky duckies getting out of town (or those staying local), we have few fun stuff in the shop for a successful adventure this break.
Urbanears headphones // A client favourite - on-ear headphones, ear buds, and wireless bluetooth headphones in an array of colours! Perfect if you're going flying, or just hanging.
Gradient puzzle // Staying local & looking for something to do? This gradient puzzle will definitely keep you occupied for quite some time! In red/yellow, blue/green, black/white.
Stack The Bones // Another fun game to keep you entertained on the rainy days! See how high you can stack the wooden "bones" and whoever topples the skeleton has to do a dare.
Swell // We love our Swell water bottles and we know you guys do too! Gorgeous colours & patterns in 9oz and 17oz. Keeps cold 24 hours and hot 12 hours.
Moleskine City Notebook // Fun traveling notebooks that include metro map + station index, 36 pages of zone maps and street index, detachable sheets, blank sheets! Available for London, Beijing, New York, Seattle, Miami, Chicago, Zurich and more.
Herschel // Love these packable daypacks! Great for shopping or a day out - super lightweight. In solid colours and reflective!
Victionary // Perfect travel guide! 60 local creatives from each city point you to their favourite spots, including restaurants, arts, etc. Also available in a family edition. Cities included: Amsterdam, Paris, New York + plenty more in shop.
Sunday Dry Goods // Going somewhere with sun? Or not, and would like to pretend you are? These turkish cotton towels do spectacular for the beach, as a wrap, blanket, scarf, whatever you please! Get softer after each wash and never retain sand.
Have a fun and safe spring break!
New Jewelry in Shop March 02 2017
We are stocked up on some lovely new Leah Alexandra and Foe & Dear jewelry! Elegant and simple earring studs, necklaces and rings. Both lines are Vancouver made - designed and handcrafted - and proudly homed around the world.
Leah Alexandra jewels come in an arrangement of sterling silver, 14k goldfill, 24k gold vermeil, and hand-selected gemstones and freshwater pearls.
Prong studs // labradorite + silver, lavender + gold plated $115
Spark studs // black onyx + gold plated $70
Petite Prong studs // white topaz + rose gold plated $83, labradorite + gold plate $92
Foe & Dear products are made from a range of sterling silver, 14k gold, opals, Herkimer diamonds, druzies, and freshwater pearls.
Studs // opal tear + silver, Herkimer diamond + silver $100
Stacking rings // opal tear + silver $125, Herkimer diamond + silver $65
Necklaces // opal tear + silver $160, Herkimer diamond + silver $140
Due to natural minerals and gems used, no two pieces are alike. Slight variations in stone colour, tonality, and shape create a unique individuality to each, which we cherish! Come by to see in person for more jewelry not pictured + these photos don't do the precious jewels justice.
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