Thursday, September 24, 2015

Jewelry Designer Melissa Joy Manning To Open Store On Court Street

(photo credit: Melissa Joy Manning)
California-born designer Melissa Joy Manning launched her first collection of nature-inspired jewelry in 1997. Since then, she has opened a west coast shop in Berkeley and another in Soho, New York.    Soon, se will be opening a second store at 196 Court Street in Cobble Hill.

Manning's jewelry pieces are hand made by "artisans using traditional, time-honored techniques" both in her California and New York studios.
From the brand's web site:
"Marrying an elegant, modern aesthetic with recycled materials and responsibly sourced stones that are transformed into organically urbane pieces by the designer and her team of artisans—and manufactured in a way that is friendly to both the earth and its inhabitants—Melissa Joy Manning is the rare brand that produces a luxury, heirloom-quality collection using ethical, Green Certified practices."

According to the site, Melissa Joy Manning's collection of "unusual, modern designs that transcend stylistic trends" has attracted a loyal following.

Manning's jewelry pieces range from several hundred dollars to several thousand dollars.

Previously, the storefront was home to one of Area's children toy and clothing outposts.


Nancy said...

I love it! Sounds like the kind of business my family needs and will support with our modest income. Finally a business that will help make my life easier for the simple exchange of currency. This will help me boost my dowery so I can match my lowly daughters with an appropriate suitor. They aren't very pretty.
When will the old, stupid grocery store on Smith be replaced with boutiques?

Anonymous said...

Cute stuff!