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Renaissance Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Blossoms cover the central area of the scarf; on each end is a wide border of flowers, buds, leaves, and berries, in saturated shades of blue, pink, and green.
The Shakespeare Collection Socks Gift Boxes
Each Shakespeare Collection gift box—designed and produced under license from The Shakespeare’s Globe Trust—includes three luxurious pairs of socks suitable for both men and women, in sizes to fit both. “Playful yet classy socks. A fun spin on a classic.”—The Scotsman
The Shakespeare Sock Collection
“Undoubtedly the most cheering underthings in the land.”—The Guardian Designed and produced under license from The Shakespeare’s Globe Trust, these luxurious socks suitable for both men and women, in sizes to fit both. Choose among Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and Caesar.
Book of Hours Silk Chiffon Scarf
The sumptuous imagery on this scarf is based on that in books of hours, medieval manuscripts embellished with intricate borders and initial letters depicting flowers and leaves, vines and tendrils, buds and berries—motifs reproduced here and printed in the opulent colors used in those works.
Walt Whitman Cuff Bracelet
“now voyager sail thou forth to seek and find,” from Walt Whitman’s The Untold Want, is engraved on the outside of this lovely polished sterling silver cuff bracelet. Inside is the author's name with a picture of a sailing ship.
Jane Austen Socks
It’s cold and drafty in those English country houses; those shivering Bennet sisters would have appreciated these cozy socks.
Bodleian Library Silk Chiffon Scarf
This artful silk chiffon scarf features a montage of Victorian and Edwardian girls’ books with enchanting period titles ("Queen of the Dormitory," "The Girl of One Hundred Dresses" and more), collated by the Bodleian Library, Oxford.
Medieval Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Based on a border from a page in a circa-1500 book of hours, the design includes primroses, violas, thistles, poppies, and chamomile, moths and insects, all with symbolic meanings that were well known to the medieval populace.
“Those who love each other” Gold Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." Whitman’s words have been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle using the ancient art of lost wax casting. The designer works from a solar-powered studio in Southern California.
Eudora Welty Cuff Bracelet
“All serious daring starts from within.” For anyone interested in writing, reading, and creativity, Eudora Welty’s autobiographical One Writer’s Beginnings is an iconic work. This sterling silver cuff is engraved with the memoir's most famous line.
Walt Whitman Happiness Quote Cuff
"Happiness...not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour." — Leaves of Grass, “A Song for Occupations”. Each bracelet is individually made by a local New York area artist. Each letter is stamped, then the silver is oxidized, sanded, and polished for a minimal yet handmade look.
Shakespeare Love Silk Chiffon Scarf
The design incorporates favorite love quotations from Shakespeare, along with stylized illustrations of flowers mentioned in his works (wildflowers, the Tudor rose, sprigs of berries, and bees).
Canterbury Cathedral Silk Chiffon Scarf
The flower motifs on this beautiful scarf are taken from 14th-century medieval French Lady's Book of Hours, housed in the Canterbury Cathedral Library. The colors are bright and clear but because the scarf is chiffon, have a certain transparency.
Walt Whitman Gold Happiness Bracelet
"Happiness...not in another place but this place, not for another hour but this hour". Walt Whitman Whitman’s beautiful line from "Leaves of Grass" has been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle. Each design is sculpted out of clay, and the clay model is then cast in reclaimed metals using the ancient art of lost wax casting.
Whitman Square Inch Bracelet
"Some people are so much sunlight to the square inch.” Walt Whitman Whitman’s beautiful line has been hand-cast on a 14K gold vermeil bangle. Each design is sculpted out of clay, and the clay model is then cast in reclaimed metals using the ancient art of lost wax casting.
“I Am Born” Onesie
What better way for a baby to announce that he or she has arrived? “Chapter I. I Am Born”—the first line of Charles Dickens’s classic David Copperfield—is printed in black across the chest of this white 100% organic cotton baby onesie.
Edward Gorey Sterling Heart Cat Pin
This gently romantic sterling silver pin is a perfect gift for Valentine’s Day or an anniversary, or any occasion when one wants to express affection... or something stronger. Based on a series of drawings by Gorey, creator of more than 100 works—from a wealth of darkly hilarious books to the animated opening sequence of the PBS television series Mystery!
“Those who love each other” Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
"Those who love each other shall become invincible." As befitting the personal nature of the sentiment, Walt Whitman’s line has been stamped inside this cuff, a private message to a beloved recipient.
Little Women Socks
The shivering March sisters would have appreciated these cozy socks during those frigid New England winters. The design includes the book title and boughs and berries motif, in evergreen (with teal, coral, and gold). Each purchase helps to fund literacy programs and book donations to communities in need.