An Octopus’ Garden – of Diamond Starfish

 

Vintage Steuben Octopus and Diamond Starfish Jewelry
   “I’d like to be under the sea
In an octopus’ garden in the shade
He’d let us in, knows where we’ve been
In his octopus’ garden in the shade.

I’d ask my friends to come and see
An octopus’ garden with me
I’d like to be under the sea
In an octopus’ garden in the shade.
We would be warm below the storm
In our little hideaway beneath the waves
Resting our head on the sea bed
In an octopus’ garden near a cave.
We would sing and dance around
because we know we can’t be found
I’d like to be under the sea
In an octopus’ garden in the shade
We would shout and swim about
The coral that lies beneath the waves
(Lies beneath the ocean waves)
Oh what joy for every girl and boy

Knowing they’re happy and they’re safe
(Happy and they’re safe)

We would be so happy you and me
No one there to tell us what to do
I’d like to be under the sea
In an octopus’ garden with you.”

Lyrics to The Beatles’ “Octopus’ Garden”

Celebrate Earth Day – Friday April 22nd

We are pleased to celebrate Earth Day by highlighting two of our giftware collections made from sustainable and recycled materials.  These beautiful gifts include Grant Dawson Collection’s impeccably crafted pewter depictions of endangered species made from sustainable materials and encased in gold or silver; and Mariposa serveware designed in Cape Ann, Massachusetts, then made by artisans in Mexico from 100% recycled aluminum.

GRANT DAWSON COLLECTIONS

 Salt & Pepper Shakers
Quality, craftsmanship, and concern for the environment are the inspiration behind every design created by Grant Dawson Collections (GDC). Founded by Sheri Gorsen and Cindy Testa and based in McLean, Virginia, GDC’s earth- friendly Endangered Species Collection is handmade in the United States and uses a combination of certified sustainable North American hardwoods, recycled glass, and lead free pewter. Each piece is finished in 24k gold or sterling silver. Combining functional and artistic design, with skillful craftsmanship, quality materials and eco friendly packaging, they create beautiful pieces that provide relevancy to today’s evolving consumer environment. Unlike mass produced items, one can see and feel the quality in the materials and finish that can only be achieved through hands on craftsmanship.  GDC’s tabletop and desktop accessories collection continues to grow, from the ever popular Kirkland Warbler salt and pepper set and elegant mangrove serving set, to the carniverous Pitcher Plant Candleholders and Seahorse Magnifying Glass and Letter Opener.


Mariposa Napkin Box and Pearled Weight

MARIPOSA
Mariposa began in 1980 as a small family business located in Cape Ann, Massachusetts – thirty miles north of Boston – that transformed soft-drink bottles down in Mexico into modern glassware. They have since become a leader in handmade tableware using recycled products, embracing the arts of ceramics, aluminum, cutlery, and glass in myriad forms and textures from around the world. Mariposa’s many unique collections are a result of their own innovative designers collaborating with superior artisans worldwide to bring the best of foreign cultures back home — Italian ceramics; European glassware; French cutlery; Mexican glass and aluminum serveware.


Mariposa’s Brillant sandcast aluminum serveware is designed in Massachusetts and made by artisans in Mexico. It is 100% recycled. It celebrates the voluptuous forms and ever-new textures of aluminum — a flexible array of serveware with an enormous range of themes and moods.




Honoring Patriots’ Day and Marathon Monday

 

Chelsea Button Clock

Dear friends and customers,

Please note that our flagship store in Boston’s Back Bay is closed for Patriots’ Day and Marathon Monday.  If you’d like to shop with us today, please visit our on-line store.


We wish you an enjoyable holiday. 

Sincerely,

Shreve, Crump & Low

The Swan Boats return to the Boston Public Garden

Thistle & Bee Salt and Pepper Shaker
 
We are delighted to join with thousands of Bostonians and visitors in welcoming the Swan Boats back to the Boston Public Garden for their 135th season. A time-honored Boston tradition, the first Swan Boats were launched in 1877. The oldest of the boats in use is just over 100 years old, according to the Boston Parks and Recreation Department.
We invite you to view our jewelry and giftware celebrating the Swan Boats.





Receive 20% off Diamond Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands

Diamonds from Shreve, Crump & Low sing with beauty, whisper of love, and speak eloquently of the purchaser’s discerning eye.  They express our ideal of excellence. 

In diamonds, excellence begins with the quality of the diamond itself and is further refined by how it is cut, mounted, and presented to a prospective buyer.  At Shreve, Crump & Low, we understand more than diamonds;  we understand the importance of your purchase and your desire to find the perfect diamond for the occasion.  Excellence is a mindset that goes beyond mere monetary value. 


Throughout April, we are pleased to provide our customers with a 20% discount on diamond engagement rings and wedding bands. (Not be to combined with other offers. Valid only on in-store merchandise.)
We are honored to carry diamond engagement rings and wedding bands from such renowned names as Armadani, Christopher Designs, GumuchianLazare Kaplan, and Martin Flyer.
If you are interested in trading up your diamond for one that is more important, perhaps larger, higher quality, or a different cut,  please contact us to schedule an appointment so we can evaluate it and show you our wide selection of exquisite diamonds and beautiful settings.

We also invite you in to register to win a romantic weekend for two at The Wauwinet on Nantucket. (Based on availability during May, June, September and October 2011.  No purchase necessary.  Must be 21 years of age or older.)

Celebrate Romance at Shreve, Crump & Low.

Be Heart Healthy

Along with Valentine’s Day, February is American Heart month. The American Heart Association (AHA) encourages us to create a healthy lifestyle by exercising and eating better. The  AHA offers a variety of Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day Tips. At Shreve, Crump & Low, we suggest giving the gift of jewelry as a heart friendly way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

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Featured Items For The Weekend

Countdown to the 45th Super Bowl has begun. Whispers of Super Bowl parties and friendly wagers abound. Whether you are hosting a party, a diehard sports fan or simply looking forward to socializing with friends, Shreve, Crump & Low offers a few suggestions:

If you can’t decide who to root for, this lovely football shaped topaz pendant will wear well and allow you to cheer for the winning team whether it be the Green Bay Packers or the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Time is a ticking.

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