W I D E A W A K E thoughts

pop up flea

Posted in 1 by wideawakethoughts on November 23, 2009


On a misty morning in SoHo, Kevin and I stumbled upon Pop Up Flea, a jumble sale of wares from various local designers. Leaning over a simple trestle in the back of the warehouse was Aaron Ruff, preciously tending to his table of treasures.

A carpenter by trade who found his calling in metal work, Aaron creates delicately whimsical jewelry that whispers of childlike adventures. I couldn’t resist making one of his pieces my own; two fighting bears carved from sterling silver and a natural cognac diamond. Wrapping the ring around my finger, I imagined the bears were fighting over the stone, too preoccupied with their intent to destroy each other to notice my admiring glances.

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  1. MadeleineLouise said, on November 23, 2009 at 1:19 pm

    I have been lusting after the digby and iona stag head ring for so long.
    The bear ring is stunning!

  2. Tan said, on November 23, 2009 at 8:19 pm

    Bella how much is the deer antler ring on the top left of his ring display… i HAVE to have one
    x


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