Mystic Knotwork

The first and oldest knot shop in the United States, Mystic Knotwork created the nautical style bracelet that has grown in popularity and been adopted by fashion styles through the years.  Starting in the coastal and nautical worlds, our work was adopted by the hippie movement of the 60's, surged during the macrame craze of the 70's.  We have to admit to playing with neon colors in the 80's, and the style continues on as giving a sense of authenticity and nostalgia all the way through.  We are especially grateful for the last decade and the turn to American Made and high quality personal style.

 
 

Cinder + Salt

Cinder and Salt is CT based lifestyle brand guided by two core values: that eco-friendly and sustainable design can also be fresh, modern and fun, and that everything we need on this Earth, already exists. They strive to design and create innovative, stylish and fun products out of ‘landfill destined’ clean waste and reusable materials. By thinking outside the box they aim to find ways of creating original designs while working with sustainably sourced materials to guide the design process. The name, Cinder + Salt, was inspired by the residue of a weekend well spent; the scent of campfire on your clothes and the taste of salt water on your skin.

 

Dare 2 B U Bracelet

The design of this Dare 2 B U bracelet is to remind the wearer to always embrace our own natural beauty and not to conform to how others think we should be.  The bracelet features two types of beads – one is a Swarovksi Pearl and the other is natural gem.  The Swarovksi pearl is man-made, perfect in size and shape and is strikingly beautiful. Each pearl is virtually indistinguishable from the next.  The other bead is a natural gem, a product of the earth that contains a unique energy and a special beauty that can only be created by nature.  Each gem is different from the others, making each bead a one of a kind – just like each of us. 

 

Little Bee of Connecticut

In support of the growing movement to “keep it local”, the Priore family, residents of Southbury, CT, are doing just that through Little Bee of Connecticut.  The premise behind Little Bee of CT is a simple one:  Provide locally produced, unique products from the hive, while educating their customers on what we can all do to help support honey bee survival.  All of Little Bee’s products are handmade in small batches, and only include simple, minimal ingredients.

 
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