My father has always had a workshop where he creates toys and furniture out of wood. This is where he unwinds and finds true joy creating pieces he builds with sincere love.

Growing up, the smell of sawdust felt like home and to this day when I visit my parents I always make a trip into his workshop, smell the blends of wood and marvel at his most recent creations.

One of my favorite pieces in our collection is the Rosalee necklace! It’s versatile, fun and great to wear alone or layered. The wooden beads that we use for this piece are an organic Beach Wood from Germany and safe for infants to chew on. When Loren and I were out in the Hamptons we had a few requests to have a shorter version of this design. Well, your wish is my command. We now have this great necklace in a shorter length and are super excited to introduce it. This necklace will be available soon on the website or direct message us on Instagram and we can have them sent to you.

I also thought it would be nice to see how other designers find ways to combine wood into jewelry. The “Wolf & Moon” pieces were a new find and I absolutely adore them! I also think Viktoria Hayman is incredible and find her jewelry stunning!

What smells bring back the feeling of home and childhood for you?

– ali