BARBandBEAR.com is an online marketplace showcasing the best of New York City artists, designers and craftsmen. Founders, Barb and Bear, have scoured every flea market, gallery, boutique and back alley to bring you an eccentric collection of art, fashion, jewelry, and home furnishings. New York City’s most talented emerging artists, all in one place!

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Celebrity and magazine favorite, Nissa Jewelry is handmade using primarily recycled materials and sold in boutiques and department stores worldwide. Worn by Rihanna, Katy Perry, Kate Beckinsale, Carrie Underwood, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian, Katherine McPhee, Katherine Heigl,  and Giuliana Rancic.  Nissa has also been featured in Elle, Vogue, InStyle, Lucky, Marie Claire, as well as on Gossip Girl and American [...]

posted in Stores We Love by polina / May 2013


SODIUM is an online boutique store specializing in the most unique brands and lines. Curated with an open, utilitarian customer in mind, SODIUM offers hand-picked selections of apparel, accessories, and all other consumer products to suit your particular needs. SODIUM is an element of artistry, originality, and craftsmanship. They are inspired by the different cultural and unexpected nuances that tell [...]

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Deepa Gurnani is a design house based in New York City, specializing in hand beaded and embroidered accessories. After their marriage, the designer duo, Deepa and Jay Lakhani launched the brand in 2006 and have subsequently expanded and sold in various stores across the world. Each piece is individually handcrafted with the finest quality materials, by skilled craftsmen of India. [...]

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Zodimus Rex: Screen printed onesies and t-shirts for kids to ROCK! Created by graphic designer, Jeremy and photographer, Jodi, this power couple is very conscious of the environment. In their words, “If we didn’t live in NYC and rent our apartment we’d probably have solar panels, a wind turbine and an electric car.” They use environmentally friendly and sustainable products [...]

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Nashelle is a team born of love, family, and community. They are passionate about creating beautiful jewelry for beautiful souls, while keeping everything they do absolutely local in their sweet little town of Bend, Oregon. They are committed to using recycled precious metals and natural gemstones. They create original designs and make every piece with love and intention. Learn more [...]

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Barbara Campbell is an artist and accessories designer born and raised in New York City. Campbell started her eponymous line in 2006, creating pieces inspired by the juxtaposition of her two homes, Brooklyn and The Hamptons. Like Campbell herself, her jewelry and bags balance urban-cool with boho-chic, and cool with elegant. All of her pieces are handcrafted in Brooklyn. Learn more at [...]

posted in Stores We Love by polina / May 2013