SPRING ART SHOWS

January 30, 2018
by Jessie Zechnowitz
Both shops are hosting art openings in February, and we invite you to join us for the opening receptions for these two incredibly talented artists. Megan Donegan’s work is figural and mythic, incorporating animal forms with spiritual, natural elements in grayscale graphite. Rachel Kaye’s work uses abstracted forms to interrogate the relations between color and motion using colored pencil. Both artists use drawing as a meditative outlet and a means to explore the subconscious. If you’re in Oakland or LA, stop by and enjoy the work! Megan Donegan in LA February 16th – April 1st Oakland-based artist Meagan Donegan creates deeply emotive artworks which feature symbolic imagery of... Read More

Age of Aquarius

January 23, 2018
by Alexis Adams
Artistic, intuitive and creative, those born under the Aquarius sign are known for their curious and affectionate personalities. Take inspo from this water sign with these unique designs featuring deep oceanic blues and soft aqua greens. Aquarius Signet by Talon A must for any Aquarian, Talon’s silver signet ring is emblazoned with an enchanting bathing maiden. Rainbow Moonstone Studs by Lauren Wolf These silver and moonstone studs by Lauren Wolf Jewelry are like bottomless, shimmering pools for your lobes. Five Stone Diamond Ring by Ruth Tomlinson Ruth Tomlinson is known for her artistically imaginative designs, and this champagne diamond ring features her signature golden... Read More

Spotlight: Karen Karch

January 16, 2018
by GRACE WILCOX
We’re thrilled to announce that ESQUELETO is now carrying Karen Karch in our Oakland location and online! Karen has been designing jewelry for 25+ years. From Karen’s website: “Karen Karch’s sensibility is inspired by contradiction: glamorous & gritty, feminine & masculine, opulent & restrained. Then, filtered through her fashion forward sensibility, additional inspirations include a range of historical influences from Gothic to Victorian.” We sat down with Karen to discuss how technology has impacted her latest line, her favorite combination of stones, changes she’s seen the industry throughout her career and more! Grace: Your latest line... Read More

First Look // Latest Vintage

January 8, 2018
by Grace Wilcox
There is nothing quite like slipping on a vintage treasure; instantly you find yourself turning the piece over and over again in your mind, wondering about it’s past life, the people that have worn it, the countless stories it holds. We are constantly adding new vintage pieces to our inventory at ESQUELETO and below we’re showcasing a few of our newest pieces. Just remember – if something catches your eye act quickly as each piece is truly a one-of-a-kind treasure that can’t be restocked! Victorian Albert Necklace This Victorian 9k gold necklace features a hand and key pendant, because you own the key to your own damn heart! Bonus points: this piece features... Read More

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