HANDMADE HAUL // Craft Fair Finds

We had the rare chance to meet some truly impressive artisan vendors and picked up some amazing finds at Renegade Craft Fair this past weekend.

Here’s a look at our haul and how to get your hands on these unique items–

First up is this trendy and earthy geometric mountain shelf. Designed and made locally in California by SKYE O’SHEA COLLECTION, these shelves come in a variety of geometric styles to showcase your tiny treasures. We’ve been shopping for one shaped like this for a while and found a few we liked but these unique designs stood out against the rest. Affordable and made with new + recycled materials, we will probably be ordering a few more in different sizes. These would also make great gifts, pair one with a cute little succulent and a scented candle for a really unique gift.

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I have to say we completely fell in love with the ceramics by AVESHA MICHAEL who makes one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry and home goods. The level of craftsmanship and love she puts into each piece is evident immediately. We were drawn to the unique simplicity of her designs and the small details that made each piece completely different but still able to complement each other in a set. We decided to take home this adorable catch all dish for jewelry or other small treasures and a tiny succulent planter (OR sake glass). Both pieces have small 22 karat gold detailing so these would also make a great gift! We will definitely be ordering more handmade goodies from this amazing artisan and recommend checking out her shop because things made with love are just better.

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Last but not least, we picked up some pretty little things from STUDIO GRUN and YEAR 901. These shops were stocked with some seriously beautiful and uniquely designed handmade jewelry.

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STUDIO GRUN is a Miami based jeweler that is focused on producing quality goods while minimizing their effect on the environment. They’re closely involved in making sure the source and quality of their stones are known while also supporting domestic employment. They also use recycled/reclaimed materials whenever possible and actively try to minimize waste. Their designs are traditional but still contemporary and are casual enough for everyday wear. We picked up a single turquoise stud (yes they sell singles!) and were told that the stone is from India. Check out their shop for more goodies, they can also do completely custom pieces if you already have an idea in mind.

 

YEAR 901 handcrafts all their simple and sustainable pieces right here in Los Angeles. We loved the minimal, unique designs made with locally sourced items and recycled metals + materials whenever possible. These affordable and adorable little gold bar earrings are perfect for pairing with other geometric shaped earrings for that trendy look. The owner explained how she uses traditional metalsmithing techniques and loves making unexpected pieces as well as traditionally popular designs. Check out her shop for more than just earrings, we love her necklaces and rings too!

 

We hope you loved our haul as much as we do! Links to all these shops below– all available on Etsy.

 

Have fun shopping and let us know in the comments if you get your own goodies from any of these artisans!

 

WHERE TO GET IT:

SKYE O’SHEA COLLECTION – geometric wood shelves & succulent planters

AVESHA MICHAEL – handcrafted jewelry & home decor accessories

STUDIO GRUN – minimal expressive jewelry

YEAR 901 – simple striking jewelry {10% off your first order if you sign up for email updates!}

 

 

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