If you're on the trail between July 16th and July 30th, stop by Salty Rose's studio for a visit. I will be in residence every day between 11am and 5pm (unless I'm across the road taking a dip in the lake)
Angela Grace Jewelry will be participating in Renegade Craft Fair in San Francisco, California the weekend of July 19th and 20th. If you are in the Bay area be certain not to miss this fantastic event and be sure to come by and say hello!
Renegade is always free to attend.
Renegade Craft Fair is the world’s premier network of events serving the DIY craft community. RCF was the first event of its kind when it was founded in 2003, and 11 years later Renegade is still the largest and most far-reaching with 14 annual events in Chicago, IL; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Austin, TX; Portland, OR; London, UK. On average, our events are attended by over 250,000 people annually, and hundreds of craft-based businesses have been launched successfully out of the fairs.
Spring is in full swing and summer is ready to pop! Come and celebrate the first day of summer with Swaine Street Woodworking, Oh Dina! and Angela Grace Jewelry at their Garden Party Saturday, June 21 in the garden of 2734 Swaine Street. You can soak in the sweet aroma of sun drenched flowers and herbs while enjoying light refreshments and browsing the newest work from Swaine Street Woodworking, Oh Dina! and Angela Grace Jewelry. This is the perfect opportunity to pick up wedding presents, find gifts for your bridesmaids, last minute ideas for your wedding or to simply treat yourself to beautifully crafted local goods in a relaxing atmosphere
Swaine Street Woodworking was founded by Jana Bookholt. in 2010, and received instant acclaim for its finely hand- crafted wooden items for kitchen and home. Her distinctive cutting boards, charcuterie boards, and butcher blocks represent a fusion of her training in fine art and woodworking Individually handcrafted in her Halifax, Nova Scotia studio, her work references traditional forms and accentuates the natural warmth found in her materials. Swaine Street Woodworking has been featured in House and Home, Design Lines and Style at home. Jana’s cutting boards and care products were also gifted to international actors, directors and producers in the Toronto International Film Festival Gift Suite in 2012.
Oh Dina! Millinery was launched in 2008 while Halifax native, Nicole McInnis was attending Ryerson University in the Fashion Design Program. The collection is a fusion of modern millinery with nostalgic touches. Created with fine silks, pearls, feathers and veiling, the pieces have a one of a kind charm. The collection ranges from sculptural fascinators, flower crowns and halos to custom bridal headpieces. After being based out of Toronto and then New York, this past fall milliner Nicole McInnis returned home to the East Coast and set up the Oh Dina! Millinery Studio at 2594 Agricola Street (Agricola and North.) Over the last 6 years Oh Dina! has been seen in the pages of WeddingBells Magazine, Flare, Fashion Magazine, Wedluxe, Style Me Pretty, The National Post and The Globe and Mail
Angela Grace Jewelry came into being in 2011 when Cape Breton born Angela Grace Arsenault’s fox ring took Halifax by storm. Angela went on to present her playfully elegant jewels in gift lounges for international celebrities at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France and the 2012 Emmys in Los Angeles, California . Angela Grace Jewelry has been featured in the National Post, on many international fashion blogs as well as on Fashion Daily Television in Germany. You can find Angela Grace Jewelry at select retailers in Nova Scotia, Ontario and California.
Come by 2734 Swaine Street between 10am and 5pm on the first day of summer to meet, Jana, Nicole and Angela, view their newest collections, enjoy a beverage in the sun and refresh your senses. This is a great chance to catch up with these busy ladies before Jana takes off on a trunk show tour through the States and Canada via motorcycle, Angela heads back to California to take part in Renegade Craft Fair and Nicole dives into another busy wedding season. Hope to see you there!
Local Connections Halifax is hosting yet another fabulous event at the storied Halifax Club on Hollis Street. Join us for a delicious night of food, drink, music and sensational local art and fashion.
Angela Grace Jewelry will be there in the piano room alongside Avondale Sky Winery!
Tickets are $85 and are all inclusive
Come to Fax Bar at the Radisson on Hollis Street in Halifax on May 8th to meet and speak with other makers and organizations in Halifax's thriving crafts community. We'll be discussing opportunities, grants and government programs that can help you expand your market!
Project funded by Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia
Craft Producers and Artisans
Mix, Mingle & Relax at
We’ll provide refreshments & hors d’oeuvres -
You provide an RSVP
See you Thursday, May 8th
from 6:30- 9:00 pm
FAX Bar, in the lobby of the Radisson, on the corner of Sackville and Hollis Streets
RSVP to: Monette McCue 902/424.7177 firstname.lastname@example.org
Angela will be at the head of the Mississippi in Minneapolis, Minnesota from April 23rd to April 28th to take part in the SNAG Conference, From Grains To Gold. Be sure to introduce yourself if you see her there, she would love to meet you!
Your sweetheart will swoon over the something special you pick up at the J&R Grimsmo Shopping Extravaganza! Come taste some lovely local wine courtesy of Avondale Sky Winery and check out the Valentine's Day ready jewels by Caitlyn Rose Jewelry and Angela Grace Jewelry!
Hop on that ferry and drift across our glorious harbour to get your Valentine something special at the super and fantastic Pop Up Market hosted by Two if By Sea and featuring members of the Halifax Crafters Society! See you there!
Do you have visions of your dream ring? Do you want to make it a reality? Angela will be teaching a 9 week course at the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design that will help you do just that. Remarkable Rings runs from January 20th to March 17th and is open for people of all skill sets to learn how to design and create the ring of their dreams!
Join Jessy, Rachel and Angela on the evening of December 12th at J&R Grimsmo for a holiday sipping and shopping extravaganza. Raise a glass and view new pieces from Angela's collection. This will the last evening of collecting non-perishable food items for Feed Nova Scotia and the draw for a sterling silver fox ring will happen on this night!
You don't want to miss the greatest local shopping event of the season! Join the Halifax Crafters Society at Olympic Hall the weekend of November 30th and December 1st to take care of your holiday shopping and take in awe inspiring local craft! Angela will be seeing you there - and don't forget your non-perishable food item for Feed Nova Scotia, your name will be put into a draw for one of Angela's coveted sterling silver fox rings!
Join Angela on October 17th for an invigorating evening of glittering jewels and handmade delights at Little Paper Planes (855 Valencia Street between 19th and 20th, San Francisco)
Join Marci and Angela on Saturday for an invigorating afternoon of glittering jewels, vintage finds and handmade delights at Co-op 28 (1728 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, California)
Pick some apples in beautiful Wolfville and then join us on Main Street at Harvest Gallery for an afternoon of brilliant jewels and wonderful local works of art.
Join Halifax Crafters at Two If By Sea in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia September 7th for their first ever Pop Up Shop. This event will feature 40 talented member of the Halifax Crafters Society. Grab a coffee and treat at Two If By Sea and view some fabulous local craft!
Drag yourself out of those beautiful ocean curls and come to Salty Rose's, August 15th between 4pm and 8pm for Angela Grace Jewelry's first ever Cape Breton trunk show. Angela is presenting new jewels and old favourites, so spend the day on the beach and then join Caitlyn and Angela for a chat about jewels over a glass of wine.
Put on your party clothes and join Angela Grace Jewelry and the beautiful ladies of J&R Grimsmo for an evening of bubbly and jewels. Angela Grace Jewelry will be launching two new collections, drawing for a pair of Thorn earrings and giving a sneak peak at her new look book. Hope to see you there.