The Lab is Dead, Long Live the Lab! Anneville Jewelry Lab is evolving from a tiny brick & mortar space to an international, online community.
As COVID arrived in San Diego we bleach-wiped our tools and started evaluating contingencies, but with the March 19th closure of all non-essential businesses, everything came to a halt. Initially we thought our only option was to re-open. We priced plywood and looked at other ideas but the most people we would ever be able to safely accommodate in terms of social distancing would be three - a tech and two students. That was not going to pay our costs. We researched small business loans but we didn't qualify for the ones we found - or by the time we did, their funds were gone. While we researched and pondered, the Lab sat quiet. Clearly we would need to innovate to survive.
In honor of the month of love we're running a sale on all of the jewelry in our gallery case. Anne pretty much never does sales, so this is a great opportunity to pick up some beautiful work at 20% off including mokume gane earrings, bracelets & pendants all hand-made right here at Liberty Station. Anne's also offering forged sterling silver etched "tree bark" rings and her one-of-a-kind "Sun Blaze" mokume gane pill box (save $76!). In addition to Anne's work we have handmade pieces by silversmith Julie Monroe including her unique water-cast San Diego sea glass pendants (imbued with warm sand, swaying palm trees and ocean breezes), enamel and fume-patina earrings and three spectacular stone-set cuff bracelets. Her "Ruby Dragonfly" bracelet in particular is a great gift and it's $49 off right now. Everything comes with free gift wrapping including a chocolate favor. Sale ends at 6pm on Thursday 2/13/20. Peace, Love and Mokume Gane!
Educator, metalsmith, jeweler, maker of custom mokume gane jewelry and wedding rings.