SPOTLIGHT: Scosha

December 28, 2015
by Alexis Adams
The designs of Scosha Woolridge have long been a favorite of us here at ESQUELETO, with their eclectic balance of vibrant colors, woven textiles, and precious metals and stones. Australian-born Scosha takes her inspiration from her love of world travel and translates that via traditional metalsmithing and weaving techniques. Naturally we were thrilled when she launched her Fine Jewelry line, taking the same playful attitude she applies to her classic designs and adding in 14k and 18k gold and fine gemstones. These gorgeous new pieces are the perfect heirlooms for an adventurous soul. Diadem Emerald Ring Scosha loves to include moving parts in her designs, exemplified here by this 14k... Read More

Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2015
by ESQUELETO STAFF
From left to right: Sha-Ron, Danica, Carly, Kayla, Isabel, Lindsay, Lauren & Rachel First of all, we’d love to thank all of our wonderful customers who elected to shop with us during our Good Karma Sale over the Thanksgiving weekend this year. We donated 10% of all shop and web sales to help advance cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Please visit their website to find more ways to get involved. Secondly, we want to thank Meals on Wheels for taking us on a tour of their facility and welcoming us to help out in their kitchen. They opened our eyes to how vulnerable the elderly in our community are and how some seniors don’t have anyone to look out for... Read More

Stocking Stuffers

December 15, 2015
by Alexis Adams
In a bind and wondering how you’ll ever be able to cross everyone off your list? Here are my picks for all those last-minute gifts and fun stocking stuffers for the whole fam. Don’t stress – next day shipping is available! Silver Razor Necklace by T.Kahres $80 Delicate and feminine, this is the perfect little necklace she’ll wear everyday. Edwardian Eye Stud by Scosha $470 Super luxe and super unexpected, these stunning ruby and gold studs are festive in all the right ways. Rattler Print by Patrick Dunaway $60 Give art! This detailed black and white drawing by Patrick Dunaway looks great on everyone’s wall. White Freshwater Pearl Studs by Lauren Wolf $100 Your mom will... Read More

SPOTLIGHT: ADELINE

December 7, 2015
by Alexis Adams
We are thrilled to host Lindsay Olson, the Oakland-based designer and maker behind Adeline Jewelry, for a trunk show in our Los Angeles location this weekend. Lindsay’s edgy but sophisticated staples make her jewelry a favorite amongst Angeleno cool-girls. Join us Saturday and Sunday to meet Lindsay, shop her full line, and snack on cider and cookies. Adeline Jewelry Trunk Show Saturday Dec. 12th 10am-6pm Sunday Dec. 13th 11am-5pm 1298 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026 (213) 947 – 3508 I called Lindsay up to chat about her line, her inspirations and challenges, and her favorite things about life in Oakland. Alexis: Hi Linds! Excited to see you next weekend. So tell me a little... Read More

Spotlight: Anthony Lent

December 1, 2015
by Kayla Ogden
To accompany the launch of Anthony Lent’s collection at ESQUELETO, we were lucky enough to have a in-depth conversation with the artist himself! We are so excited to carry his work in our Oakland boutique and online. Kayla: Your career has spanned over 50 years of creating fine jewelry for men and women. Did you always specialize in such detailed, conceptual jewelry for wearable art? How has your work evolved over the years? Anthony Lent: My style of jewelry has always been highly detailed, sculptural, and eccentric. I do really love minimalist and art deco design but in my own work, my greatest influences were those designers and goldsmiths who created what seemed like a micro world... Read More