They put hanging planters in the window, a hot item. The handmade movement was taking off. People wanted ceramic coffee mugs. It was a good fit for Park Slope, whose demographics were shifting. Hundreds of people are discovering that Brooklyn has become the Sane Alternative: a part of New York where you can live a decent urban life without going broke. But the Silberbergs decided Brooklyn was not, in fact, the sane alternative.
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In October a Park Slope boy was attacked and blinded by a neighbor who threw sulfuric acid in his face. You should keep the store! Managing the store from afar, the Silberbergs made pottery that they sold to the Pottery Barn. But in their Massachusetts studio caught fire and exploded. Her husband was then a musician.
Now he is in financial advertising, and she owns her own company. Wedding bands were the turning point for the store. Silberberg got the idea to have themed shows after the financial markets crashed, beginning with a wedding band show in the spring of It was so successful that he decided to research handmade wedding bands, and a custom ring business took off.
That same year, the couple moved back to Park Slope, where they would stay until Manhattan customers seeking original jewelry would make the trek on weekends. It never occurred to him to change the name.
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In Tara graduated from Sarah Lawrence and that summer took a job in the store. Nobody had any experience in jewelry but we had a passion for it.
Customers who bought their own wedding bands return with their children, and grandchildren. Silberberg said there was a ritualistic aspect of shopping at the store. Though the upscalification of Park Slope kept affluent shoppers coming in throughout the s and s, most money was made at Christmas.
After that, Ms.
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