Haunted Housewares

By JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  October 24, 2012


The daughter of a geologist, Brooklyn's Ria Charisse draws inspiration from natural forms for her Swallow line of jewelry, art, and table-topping objets. We're not talking flowers and kittens: think thorny branches, anatomically correct hearts, and the skulls of woodpeckers and bats. Gift, the Gardner Museum's new shop, stocks a number of her designs, including this bronze titmouse ($105). Gift at the Gardner, 280 The Fenway, Boston :: 617.566.1401

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