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Soho's "rock geek" jeweler Melissa Joy Manning is hosting a sample sale in her Wooster Street studio—but you've only got from noon until 8pm today to shop it. We stopped by yesterday afternoon to check out the deals, and if you're into one-of-a-kind jewelry with statement stones and semi-precious gems, you might want to skip out of work early to stop by.
The sale, located in the back room of the studio, has tons of one-of-a-kind pieces in a huge range of prices—jewelry starts at just $10 for small silver earrings and runs up to $1,000 for certain stone rings. Everything is handmade in the studio, and uses recycled metal and ethically sourced stones.
Among the shelves, you'll find jewelry between 50% and 75% off the original prices, including tribal-inspired turquoise necklaces for between $160 and $740, drop earrings between $75 and $500, stone bracelets between $115 and $800 for a sun stone and quartz crystal bracelet, and stone cocktail rings from $60 to $1,000.
On the front table, there are less-expensive metal necklaces ranging from $50 to $250, but mostly in the $80 to $125 range. Also on the less-expensive end of the sale are a shelf of chain bracelets with clustered stones, ranging from $40 to $90. And on the opposite side of the room, two small baskets, one for silver and one for gold full of single earrings in the shapes of letters and astrological signs that range from $10 to just $45—some varieties of which even include tiny diamonds.
Taking up the other half of the studio is Manning's co-founder of the CFDA Sustainability Committee, Scott MacKinley-Hahn and his surf-inspired Loomstate clothing line. Prices here top out at $80, and include men's tees ($10), women's tops ($30), dresses ($80), outerwear ($70), and shorts ($50).
Once again, let us remind you that this sale is only going on until 8pm tonight, so we strongly advise you cancel whatever Wednesday night plans you had in mind and stop by. Need an excuse? In honor of Earth Day, 10% of all proceeds will benefit the Clean Water Fund.
Wednesday, April 22nd. 12pm—8pm. 12 Wooster St between Canal and Grand sts (212-219-2195).