Spotlight: Scosha

July 16, 2018
by Jessie Zechnowitz
This week, we’re spotlighting one of our all-time favorite designers – Scosha! Scosha Woolridge is based in Brooklyn, where she and her studio turn out creative, candy-colored designs like no other. Scosha is a life-long globe trotter, and her experiences immersing herself in other cultures have deeply informed her work. An eye for color, along with a keen sensibility towards evocative symbolism, ensure that her pieces are both delightful and timeless. Incredible statement pieces are literally wearable works of art – and you’ll definitely be able to find your new all day/everyday piece among Scosha’s collection of delicate classics. FLAME DIAMOND RING Light your campfire... Read More

Summer Travel Essentials

July 9, 2018
by Alexis Adams
Pack your bags, it’s time for fun in the sun! Whether you’re headed for a blanket on the beach, a hike in the woods, or just lounging poolside all day long (my personal summertime heaven), these summer staples will keep you chic and cool through all your summertime travels. SHARK TOOTH NECKLACE by Pade Vavre A perennial staff favorite here at ESQUELETO, this is the ultimate summer necklace! Crafted from a real prehistoric shark’s tooth, each necklace is totally unique and will bring a beachy summertime vibe all year long. AQUA STRIPE SHAWL by Garza Marfa For when those cool coastal breezes give you a little chill, throw on this lightweight striped scarf, made from... Read More

How to Find Your Perfect Engagement Ring

June 25, 2018
by Alexis Adams
It’s easier now than ever to connect with hundreds of independent designers and artisans to find an engagement ring that is uniquely YOU. Gone are the days of simply heading to the mall and picking from a few standard settings. However, with more choice comes more….confusion. With so many options, how can you ever choose just one ring?! Here are my top tips for cutting though the noise and finding your oh-so-special engagement ring. RADIANCE RING 1. Don’t hesitate to be trendy. Today’s trends are tomorrow’s classic heirlooms! Each era has its fads, but those trends are what come to define a time period’s sense of style. No era was more fad-obsessed than the Victorians,... Read More

OUR FIRST ONLINE TRUNK SHOW! WITH RUTH TOMLINSON

June 20, 2018
by ALEXIS ADAMS
We are thrilled to host our first ever online trunk show with Ruth Tomlinson! Ruth has sent us some of her most stunning designs – beautiful bridal jewelry, engagement rings ranging from classic to avant-garde, gorgeously textured wedding bands, and elevated everyday staples – all the way from London. These exquisitely unique pieces are with us for a very limited time only. From now through July 2nd you can shop Ruth’s collection on our website and in-person at our Los Angeles location. Gathered below are some of my personal favorite highlights from the collection, and you can shop the full trunk show here: RUTH TOMLINSON ONLINE TRUNK SHOW SAPPHIRE AND AQUAMARINE RING This... Read More

NOTES FROM THE ROAD // COUTURE 2018

June 11, 2018
by Isabel Dennis
Last week Lauren and I hit the Las Vegas strip to show off the Lauren Wolf Jewelry line at Couture, an industry trade show that features established and up-and-coming fine jewelry designers. It was our second time at the show and a great success! We traveled with fellow designer Rebecca Overmann, and had a chance to catch up with other ESQUELETO designers also exhibiting at the show, like Wing Yau of Wwake, Anthony Lent, Polly Wales, Todd Pownell, and more. We spent the weeks leading up to the show in our studio, making lots of new one of a kind rings and necklaces – you’ll see some of those hitting the website very soon – and were glad to see a warm reception for the new... Read More

SATOMI IN SUMMER

June 4, 2018
by Alexis Adams
Satomi is coming – this time in the summer! It’s the first time we’ve welcomed Satomi to our Oakland shop in the summer season, and we couldn’t be more excited. Satomi herself will be here with her full line of incredible stacking rings, unique engagement rings with an organic-yet-timeless feel, and beautiful bridal designs. Satomi is ESQUELETO’s most popular wedding band designer for good reason – she makes more styles than anyone else, including so many amazing men’s designs! Read on below for some of our all-time favorite Satomi Kawakita designs, and please join us for the trunk show this weekend! Satomi Kawakita Trunk Show Saturday, June 9th 11am – 6pm Sunday, June... Read More

Sarah Swell L.A. Trunk Show

May 29, 2018
by Alexis Adams
This coming weekend we welcome the lovely Sarah Greenberg, designer and maker of Sarah Swell Jewelry, to our Los Angeles shop for a 2-day trunk show. Sarah will be here with her full line, which combines luxurious raw materials with hand-hammered textures and elegant shapes. This rough-luxe look gives Sarah’s pieces an eternal cool-girl appeal, and means that they’re items we will want to wear for years to come. Lately Sarah’s been expanding her already extensive bridal line, making lots of one-of-a-kind diamond engagement rings that are not to be missed! Join us all day Saturday and Sunday to sip champagne and shop Sarah’s stunning designs. Sarah Swell Trunk Show Saturday + Sunday... Read More

My Jewelry Box: Danica Stamenic

May 21, 2018
by by Alexis Adams
Welcome to our second installment of our new blog feature, My Jewelry Box, where we chat with some of our favorite (and most stylish!) customers about their personal collections, their relationship to their jewelry, and their thoughts on adornment and the act of collecting. Danica has an amazing personal collection, heavy on the ESQUELETO artists (Danica used to be the manager of our Oakland shop!), including her Sarah Swell wedding band, everyday gold studs by Adeline, and lots of big + bold silver stingray pieces by Lauren Wolf. Danica’s jewelry box (or jewelry roll rather – easier to keep away from prying toddler hands!) mixes these statement contemporary designs with family... Read More

PUSH GIFTS

May 14, 2018
by Jessie Zechnowitz
Giving birth is one of the greatest gifts of all, but let’s be real, no one deserves a little spoiling more than your baby mama. With Mother’s Day still fresh in our minds, we decided to put together a little list of post-birth gifts for moms-to-be! DIAMOND LIGHT NECKLACE Communion by Joy Mothers are as strong as diamonds, and this delicate diamond necklace is a strong symbol of that inner power. TRIO RING by Scosha You, me, and baby makes three! For first-time parents, this little diamond triumvirate is a sweet way to celebrate your new status as a power trio. GOLD KITE STUDS by Adeline For new moms, sparkly and dangly earrings are too tempting for baby to... Read More

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

May 8, 2018
by Alexis Adams
Happy Mother’s Day! We love Mother’s Day because it’s a day to show off our magnificent mommies and let them know how special we think they are. Here are some of our staff’s own gorgeous moms and grandmas, that we love so much. And don’t forget to shower your mom with flowers + gifts this year! Bring her into either of our brick + mortar locations on Mother’s Day to receive a beautiful blossom with every purchase. Out-of-towners can still shop online for our fav mom-worthy presents, shipped straight to her door with our complimentary gift-wrap. We’ll even upgrade every order (placed by Wednesday at 3pm PST) to free 2nd Day shipping. Please select ground shipping at... Read More