NEW YORK CITY — If you're after some stunning gifts, Brooklyn Flea has a great selection of handmade jewelry vendors with many pieces at reasonable prices.
For vintage wares and maker products like jewelry, the Brooklyn Flea now has three locations — Fort Greene, Grand Army Plaza in Prospect Heights and under the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO.
Here are nine pieces that are $50 or less from jewelry makers who sell at the Brooklyn Flea. The jewelry can either be purchased online or at a flea location (however, vendors are subject to change each week at each location):
Price: from $35
For something that individual, pick out a letter pendant necklace. The sterling silver version starts at $35 or vermeil (a metal blend) for $45. The 14k gold is $400.
The Hammered Triangle Stud Earrings in sterling silver are perfect for everyday wearing. The gold version is $64. Check out DeCarlo’s online store or stand at the markets for other eclectic designs like star-shaped rings.
Rebecca Lockhart is inspired by traditional Asian and Latin American designs in her jewelry. This piece comes in either a brown or gray wax cotton cord, the length of which can be customized. The terra cotta beads are handmade
No need to get a piercing for this ear bling. Painlessly clamp the cuff until the rim of your ear. It comes in brass for $36. The sterling silver version is $40 and gold is $120.
Price: from $30
These simple and classic bar earrings are right on trend. The sterling silver is $30, vermeil is $35 and 14k gold is $95.
The rings of these handmade earrings are black steel and the pins that hang are brass. The hooks for the ear are hypoallergenic niobium.
Price: from $48
This ring is adjustable, but is also available in two sizes - midi for two to four sizes and medium for six to eight. The brass claw is $48, the sterling silver is $70 and 10K gold is $120.
Price: from $35
These painted wood earrings come in a range of colors from red and gold to gray and teal (pictured). You can either get a small quarter-inch pair or a larger half-inch pair.
Flux Production's three-quarter-inch cuff is handmade with turquoise and slightly distressed leather. The hardware is brass.