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There's no better medicine then new jewelry—especially when it's Giles & Brother by Philip Crangi, and up to 75% off. The line's sample sale—located at their diminutive showroom in a rickety "SoMa" office building—started yesterday and ends at 6:30pm this evening. But a lunch-hour pop-in revealed that there is still plenty to go around on a heavily stocked central table and in a series of bargain baskets.
The focus is definitely on women's pieces and the front side of said central table is ground zero for the line's higher-end, fairer items. Find barred and stacker rings, ornate earrings, thick gold chains that end in anchors or horseshoes, and pebbled bangles inlaid with stone. The opposite side offers men's and unisex pieces including Giles pendant label pins, initial charms and tacks, acorn and fleur de lis-shaped charms, bronze ball chains strung with beads, bolts or bits of shell, and thin chains with signature charm clusters consisting of hearts, keys, swords, or shields. Additionally, there are filigreed earrings, polished stone pendants, and adorable heart-shaped lockets for the ladies.
Prices are pretty friendly: Chains are $40, charms start at $10, lockets start at $70. Necklaces strung with a single tiny charm—a keyhole or anchor, Giles & Brother classics—are only $40; and clustered charm necklaces start at $80. Rings start at $20 and bangles are $40 each when you buy two or more. Specialty pieces are prices as marked, but we didn't see anything above about $250. And don't miss the bargain baskets! They're loaded with bangles, charms and rings for $10 and $15 each. It's cash only, however, and it all adds up—so be prepared.
· Dealfeed: Giles & Brother by Philip Crangi [Racked NY]