It's a good thing you have ten fingers (if we may be so presumptuous) because you might want to showcase the whole collection of these gleaming beauties at once. Each one has a great balance of sharp metal lines and the softness of a smooth, oval stone. Rock it with confidence.
"Designer Tamar Wider crafts whimsical, expressive, Cali-cool jewels that draw influence from the scenic settings in San Francisco to the dusty, Texas terrain," represents just a few of the kind words Refinery29 has to say about one of its favorite jewelers, The 2 Bandits. Featuring saturated stones and rugged metals, this SF company founded by a Texan designer wraps both whimsey and presence into its sturdy, timeless pieces that you're sure own forever.
Grab your coat and a handful of glitter, and enter the land of fog and fabulousness. So long, inhibitions; hello, San Francisco. Good times and social revolutions tend to start here, from manic Gold Rushes to blissful hippie Be-Ins. If there's a skateboard move yet to be busted, a technology still unimagined, a poem left unspoken or a green scheme untested, chances are it's about to happen here. Yes, right now: this town has lost almost everything in earthquakes and dot-com gambles, but never its nerve.
Shopping local is more than a trend — it is the future of a sustainable economy. Studies show that when you purchase products from small local businesses, 68% of the profits go back into that business' local economy, creating more jobs, opportunity and growth. However, when you purchase items from a larger company, only 43% of the profits go back into the community — the rest is wasted on the bloat accrued by such a large entity and, ultimately, into the pockets of shareholders. Where would you rather put your dollars?