Black & White

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If black & white is going to be the next big thing for this spring, you might as well do it in unexpected ways. The crisp whites and deep blacks in salt & pepper diamonds, like in our new one-of-a-kind Third Eye or Lauren Wolf’s Stingray Ra, are great ways to play with contrasts. The oxidized silver cut-outs in Vox, one of my favorites pieces from Tempus, create cool, futuristic depth on a 2D pendant. Add a radical hat with an equally radical hat pin, like this one by Kin/K, and no one will ever be able to come close to your flyness.

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Tempus Has Arrived!

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We’re so excited to announce that Tempus, our first full collection all made by us in our downtown San Francisco studio, has arrived to the webstore and in select shops around the country, notably Illusions in the Hamptons and the lovely Boris & Natasha in Charlotte, North Carolina. More to come so stay tuned. A short bit about the new line Tempus:

Tempus is inspired loosely by the ebb & flow of cultural time using symbolism from ancient civilizations – meaning that its abstract forms represent cultural symbols from ancient worlds that have been pared down to their modern essentials. You’ll find the Wedjat abstract & inspired by the post-War modernists’ “skin and bones” approach. Or Ianus as futurist pairs that become one. Or a protective shield — the Spartan lambda — iterated over effortless basics. Recognizable cultural mantras welded into sharp, precise forms.

More to come in the next few days, but for now click right here to browse & shop the current collection online. And as always thank you for all the support & love!

Fiat Lux Pops Up!

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Secretly toiling away for months, we’re finally ready to give a sneak peek of Tempus, our shop’s first in-house line! So we’re teaming up with Veo Optics, our former neighbors who just moved into a killer space on Valencia & 19th, and popping up like a flash.

Join us from noon to 3 on Saturday, January 24th at Veo (798 Valencia St), to be one of the first to snag a sample from Tempus. We’ll also be bringing along our effortless Basics line, and some of the powerful one-of-a-kinds that you’ve come to know and love. Don’t sleep on this – it’s Tempus’ last public appearance till March!

Check out our Facebook Event page for more details. And see you Saturday!

KNIVES 2015

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Last year’s battle for best Black Diamond Ring (hat tip to the winner for the seriously incredible ring – rightmost in the link) was hard fought and valiantly won. But this year the battle is bloody — as in we all made knives. Like with our hands.

Seven of the best independent designers around:

Nick Potash
Lauren Wolf
Elizabeth Street
Digby & Iona
Daisy San Luis
Mother of Gideon
• and Fiat Lux

have come together in 2015 to battle for BEST KNIFE in our Annual Maker’s Competition. Each knife is worth $1,250, and just like last year, one of you wins the winner of KNIVES 2015 in our February Raffle. You read that right. One of you wins the best of seven of some of the most beautiful knives made by hand with love & care by one of the best seven makers around. Oh really you can’t even? Actually yes you can and here’s how.

From February 11th to 13th you’ll get to vote on which knife you think is best. Your vote gets you one free entry into the raffle for the winning knife of KNIVES 2015. But you can have up to 4 entries in the raffle and here’s how. Purchase anything from our site now till February 13th and if it’s

50$ to 150$ you score yourself one extra raffle ticket;
150$ up to 400$ for two extra tickets;
400$ + for three extra tickets.

TO TOP IT ALL OFF: we’re hosting our big ANNUAL PARTY & TRUNK SHOW on Friday February 13th with all seven designers in San Francisco, where we’ll announce which designer won KNIVES 2015 + the lucky raffle winner! Last year was a blast but this year we have brought it and brought it hard. Search for the #knives2015 hashtag on our Instagram and socials and may the BEST KNIFE win!

[One raffle entry is automatic with your vote. Extra entries are automatic with your purchase. Up to and no more than 4 raffle tickets per person & only one vote per person is allowed. Multiple votes from the same person will be automatically disqualified. Raffle winner selection is random. Voting opens on February 11th and closes Midnight, February 13th.]

Holiday Féte

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We can’t help but turn into giddy youths when holiday season kicks off so to celebrate, we’re throwing a little party on Thursday, December 18th from 7-10PM.

15% off the entire shop, plus each guest receives a festive holiday prize with purchase! For out-of-towners, our website is 15% off with free 3-day shipping on all orders till midnight PST on the 18th. (Use the code FLHOLIDAY to access the discount.)

We’ll be serving up our house-made lavender champagne along with candies handmade from the Sous Chef of Benu. Tap on the pic above for the Facebook event and check out our Instagram & Twitter all week for more updates. Can’t wait to see you there!

New in Shop: Vintage Finds

Who doesn’t like flea markets?! Its like getting lost in sea of junk just to find that one perfect something you know you MUST have but didn’t know you needed until you saw it there….. absolutely perfect, slightly neglected – and ready to be taken into your tender hands to be given a new lease on life. Yeah,….I love flea markets.

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These beauties were found at one of the worlds’ most amazing flea markets, the Marche aux Puces in Paris. Just perfect – totally amazing – and waiting for those tender hands.

- Anna

 

 

New in Shop: Nick Potash

We have some bad-ass new pieces from Mr. Potash back in shop. Silver skulls, spines, and bronze brains all in time for the most haunted month of the year.
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Get creepy.

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Shop News: PantherAttack!

I’m super excited about these amazing hand-made knives we just got in the shop. The man behind PantherAttack - Ryder Evan Robison – a true master in making these insane custom knives with killer pyrograph detail!

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Stop by and check it out – I’m swooning over these babies!!!

- Anna