New Year Home Refresh

January 2, 2018
by Grace Wilcox
A new year means a clean slate; a chance to create new intentions and refresh your life and home. At ESQUELETO we have a thoughtfully curated collection of unique artwork, textiles and natural curiosities. Below we’ve selected a few of our favorite pieces to help reenergize your space to head into 2018 feeling reinvigorated and ready to tackle the new year and all the excitement, challenge and change that comes your way. Stoneware Egg Len Carella We’re all just crazy for this egg-shaped, satin black and gray matte glazed stoneware object. It could be showcased as the centerpiece at your dining table or added as a unique object to a bookshelf or side... Read More

Last-minute Gifts

December 19, 2017
by Alexis Adams
Well, it happened…. It’s one week until Christmas and you still need to find the perfect gift for your special someone! Fret not, here at ESQUELETO we’ve got you covered. Here are ten totally amazing jewelry gifts, in-stock and ready to ship with free 2nd Day shipping. Just the thing to slip under the tree, and just in time to make your loved one’s Christmas morning oh-so-special. Order before 3:00PM on Thursday, December 21st for delivery by Saturday, December 23rd. Gold Geometric Studs Adeline Jewelry These dainty gold baubles are the everyday-favs she’ll never take off. Edwardian Eye Studs by Scosha A little bit whimsical, a little bit luxe, these ruby cat... Read More

Easy Gifts

December 12, 2017
by Alexis Adams
We are FAST approaching the holidays (Hanukkah begins tomorrow!) and it is high time to cross everyone off your gift-giving list. Here are our favorite “easy” gifts – our most beloved jewelry, art and objects that are always appreciated. And did I mention they are all in-stock and ready to ship? Use code FREE2DAY to get upgraded 2nd Day Air shipping on us, and ensure all of these precious parcels arrive on time. Gold Knife Edge Hoops Adeline Jewelry My favorite hoops! Minimal with just enough of a cool-girl edge – I wear these almost every day. Skull Studs by Michael Spirito These mini gold skulls with diamond eyes are a shop signature. A must for any... Read More

LookBook Sneak Peek

October 30, 2017
by Kayla Andrews
We can’t wait to show you all the images from our latest lookbook shoot with photographer Ramon Felix! Our team traveled to the Pulgas Water Temple to photograph two statuesque models amongst the Corinthian towers and tree-lined reflecting pool.The California sun made the jewelry glow, creating a distinctly ESQUELETO mood. We’ll be sharing the full lookbook soon so make sure to follow us on Instagram for updates!

Opal Obsessions

October 10, 2017
by Alexis Adams
I’m always jealous of October babies, because I think they’ve got the best birthstone. I’ve long loved opals for their confetti-like party of colors, their way of shifting and changing with the light, and their overall ethereal beauty. Dainty, delicate little opal studs by Scosha and WWake are some of my personal favorites for upper lobe piercings. Please join us in the Oakland shop on Saturday, October 14th for a piercing party with master piercer J. Colby Smith – link to book below! Schedule Appointment Seedling Studs by Scosha These sweet little seedlings by Aussie-native Scosha are the perfect tiny drops to light up your lobes. Mini Eye of Warrior... Read More

Spotlight: Scosha

October 2, 2017
by Jessie Zechnowitz
We’re so pleased to host a trunk show for Scosha on Sunday October 15th from 10am-5pm at the Oakland shop! An Aussie native living in Brooklyn, Scosha Woolridge’s jewelry designs embody an intercontinental feel that reflect her life experiences. Both playful and personal, Scosha’s work is perfect for marking milestones and creating beauty in your everyday look. I chatted with Scosha here about the collection she’ll be bringing, and her design philosophy. Jessie Z: We are so pumped to have you back at ESQUELETO for a trunk show in October, can you tell us a bit about the collection you’ll be showcasing? Scosha: I’m thrilled to be back again this year! I will be presenting... Read More

Libra Inspiration

September 18, 2017
by Grace Wilcox
The autumnal equinox is approaching and with it Fall, which means Libra season is upon us. As a natural peacekeeper, the kind and gentle Libra is always seeking balance. To achieve balance and harmony, many Libras look inward and rely on meditation and self-care, the reverberations of which can be felt externally as well. Below you’ll find some pieces that exemplify the peaceful balance that speaks to both Libras and non-Libras alike! Sun Moon Diamond Earrings by Celine D’Aoust These celestial sun and moon statement earrings are the perfect nod to the autumnal equinox; the ultimate natural balance of daylight to night. Wall Hanging by Heather Levine Heather... Read More

Virgo Inspiration

August 21, 2017
by Jessie Zechnowitz
Back to school, back to work – Virgo season is upon us. Summer holidays are subsiding and it’s time to get organized. Precocious Virgo is all about maintaining order, and we can all channel her vibes this month to help us get shit done before the flurry of the holiday season begins to pick up speed. Virgo is the sign of the harvest goddess, so we’ve put together a bevy of earthly delights that are ripe for the picking! Virgo Signet Ring by Talon In a unique take on the traditional image, Talon gives the goddess wings! Harness your feminine power with this sterling silver stunner. Petrified Wood Earrings by Melissa Joy Manning These one of a kind drop earrings in... Read More

Solid Gold Rock N’ Roll

August 14, 2017
by Alexis Adams
This weekend 450+ bands descend upon our fair Echo Park neighborhood, filling every available venue, coffee shop, bar, and several outdoor stages with four days of sweet live tunes. This year will be the SEVENTH annual Echo Park Rising! The festival is all-ages and totally free, so pile on some of these badass accessories and hit up our ‘hood for the best party in town. Diamond Skull Studs by Anthony Lent The ultimate glam rock earrings, these diamond-encrusted skull studs pair perfectly with androgynous eyeliner and lamé pants. Anchor and Wings Bracelet by Nick Potash Some serious heavy metal for tough guys and gals. Black Diamond Razor Necklace by... Read More

An Evening at the Campo

August 7, 2017
by Jessie Zechnowitz
On July 29th ESQUELETO hosted a dreamy summer supper in the Temescal Alleys’ newly constructed campo. The evening was a ladies-only event and a chance for Bay Area tastemakers and cultural voices to come together in celebration of local businesses! Tucked away at the back of the alleys, the campo is a sunny square paved with gravel and stone that we transformed into a total urban oasis. Crimson Horticultural Rarities lent their beguiling sense of style, constructing breathtaking tablescapes bedecked with locally grown summer flowers, as well as a romantic floral swag to adorn the campo fence line. Linda Fahey’s bewitching ceramic snakes slithered among bud vases of marigolds,... Read More