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DTLA's developing Historic Jewelry District is getting a refreshing new vibe thanks to up-and-coming tenants moving into the the nabe. We just got the hot tip that two local jewelry brands we love are currently settling into a brand new studio in the Jewelry Theater Building (411 W 7th Street, #307).
Androgyny Design, the metaphysical line we recently highlighted, and Communion, which is equally mystic hippie-approved but a bit more vintage-inspired, are teaming up to share what is shaping up to be a sweet, inspired space to showcase their stunning pieces. We've learned exclusively that the two LA brands are planning to use the location as both an appointment-based showroom and place for monthly pop-ups featuring other local makers.
And about that space; though construction is still under way—bye bye old, ugly tiles!—designers Courtney Bensik and Joy Smith have solicited the help of interior designer Sanctuary Maker (aka actress/Of the Wolves creator Lu Zsebe) to create a serene, SoCal-inspired atmosphere that includes a custom mountain mural by The Painted Line's Evelyn Leigh.
If the sunset shades in the sneak peek we got are a sense of what's to come, we're sure the new studio will be a stunning spot for jewelry-loving locals to collaborate on custom pieces or shop privately for extra-special baubles.