Lara’s Loot (AKA Gifted Unique) I searched the world far and wide and LOVE all these things and thought you might too. Each item is hand crafted by an artist who’s facinating lives influenced their art. My store isn’t live yet, but if you’d like to purchase any of these items, let me know! 212-889-1494

Meridian Jewelry & Design: This Original handmade collection from Lynn and Brad Olander encompass a wide spectrum of design concepts, from the rich jewelry making tradition of the ancient world to the streamlined execution of contemporary silverwork. All pieces are individually handmade.


Mary Rose Young is a ceramic artist who lives and creates her pottery in the Forest of Dean in the UK. Each piece carries the individulaity of the artist’s own hand with her unique blend of beauty.


Neshama, taken from the Hebrew word for Soul, is the creation of the husband and wife team, Avara and Asher Yaron. These handbags are unlike anything you have seen before incorporating many natural elements, such as inlaid mother-of-pearl and coconut shell bases and handles and all natural fabrics, such as silk.


JL925: Unique and beautiful, Jessica Lee has gained national acclaim for her eco-chick jewelry collection by creating style-savvy handcrafted sterling silver pieces with stained glass, vintage pottery and sea glass all hand plucked from the California coast.


Lexington Studios: All pieces start their life as a painting. Then once created the art is transformed into actual usable objects of art. These unique pieces are something to use and to enjoy for generations to come.



The name ‘Michou’ itself, a derivation of the French endearment ‘mon petit chou’, is the childhood nickname of the artist behind Michou’s unique designs. It is Michele’s love of art, antiques and history that first drew her into jewelry design over twenty years ago, when she discovered a tiny collection of rings created in Bali using a very special technique called “granulation,” an ancient art form of creating patterns by fusing granules of silver or gold onto an object. And so Michou was born – marrying modern design with an ancient art form learned from experienced Balinese artisans and can be found in Bloomingdales, Barney’s and other upscale stores.