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Rare Bird Designs

Virginia, United States · 5404 Sales

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Rare Bird Designs

Virginia, United States 5404 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
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Announcement   Minimalist everday jewelry with an earthy geometric edge. Inspired by midcentury design, tribal flair, geometric shapes & patterns, with my always minimalist, clean & simple aesthetic in mind. Designed & handcrafted in my studio in Richmond, VA. All jewelry pieces are artisan made and sweat shop free. All products are original Rare Bird designs.

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For wholesale inquiries, please contact me at pauline [!at] rarebirddesigns.com.
Custom orders may be available upon request.

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Last updated on Apr 29, 2016

Minimalist everday jewelry with an earthy geometric edge. Inspired by midcentury design, tribal flair, geometric shapes & patterns, with my always minimalist, clean & simple aesthetic in mind. Designed & handcrafted in my studio in Richmond, VA. All jewelry pieces are artisan made and sweat shop free. All products are original Rare Bird designs.

Get the lastest news, updates & special offers right to your inbox! Sign up to our email list on our website at www.rarebirddesigns.com.

For wholesale inquiries, please contact me at pauline [!at] rarebirddesigns.com.
Custom orders may be available upon request.

Thanks for visiting us!

Website: rarebirddesigns.com
Instagram: @rarebirddesigns
Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/rarebirddesigns
Facebook: www.facebook.com/rarebirddesigns
Twitter: @rarebirddesigns

Pauline Stanley

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Pauline Stanley

Chevron Cutout Hoop Earrings - Gold or Silver
US$44.00
Triangle Cutout Hoop Earrings - Gold or Silver
US$44.00
Honeycomb Cluster Earrings - Gold or Silver
US$28.00
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Updates

Experimented with antiquing my brass pieces today and liking the vintage effect. Thinking about offering this finish as an option for our jewelry.

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Triple V Arrow Necklace - Gold or Silver
US$44.00
50% off our sale section in the shop. Clearing out some of our old designs to make room for some new things! Sale section items are available until we run out of supplies, so don't miss out!!
Just finished a big shop update with all our new designs AND everything is now available in brass and STAINLESS STEEL! We're celebrating with a giveaway of our all time best selling Triple Chevron Necklace!! tada Enter on Instagram or FB @rarebirddesigns

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About

Minimalist Everyday Jewelry With An Edge

Rare Bird makes minimalist everday jewelry with an earthy geometric edge. Each design has an understated yet alluring quality intended to add effortless style to any outfit. Using metal, wood or stone, our aim is to make a strong go-to piece of jewelry that you will want to wear everyday. Each peice is uniquely handmade in Richmond, VA, USA. All products are artisan made and sweat shop free.

Rare Bird is primarily a one woman show, but designer and owner, Pauline Stanley, considers her company a family affair. Her husband Geoffrey Stanlely, is in charge of accounting, her lovely sisters do all the modeling and family and friends often help out when enlisted. Rare Bird wouldn't be what it is without all those involved.

MORE ABOUT DESIGNER/OWNER, PAULINE STANLEY:

Pauline Stanley, born and raised in Virginia, now lives with her raucous family of seven, including her husband, two sons, two cats and one dog, in the Bon Air area of Richmond, VA. She has been making jewelry and accessories since 2006. In 2008, she built a business as a vintage clothing and jewelry seller for her online shop, Fashion House Vintage. There she cultivated a love for all things vintage but missed utilizing her creativity to express her own perspective in design.

She then decided to devote her time and effort to developing her creativity and learned screenprinting, hand dyeing and metalsmithing techniques. In 2011, she created her own handmade shop, Rare Bird, on Etsy that provided her an outlet to sell some of the accessories and jewelry pieces she was making out of her home. There she found and community of people that shared her vision. Today she continues to run her handmade shop out of her home studio, while furthering her skills in jewelry and fabric design. With over 5,000 orders made in the past few years on Etsy, she has now built her own stand alone ecommerce shop at rarebirddesigns.com.

In her current designs, she finds an incredible amount of inspiration from vintage/ midcentury design and loves translating them into modern designs for everyday wear. Her pieces share the same elements of quirk, geometry, color, simplicity and earthy-ness that makes them her own. Most of all, she is happy growing her little business where she can make things and share them with a community of people who appreciate the importance of handmade.

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  • Pauline Stanley

    Owner, Designer

  • Geoff Stanley

    Assistant

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  • A metal cutting/etching service

    Oakland, CA, United States

    The cutting/etching company we use is great, as their main focus is to make it easier for designers to create. Also, I appreciate being able to ethically outsource some of my work, while still maintaining control of all the major design elements.

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