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Made In Brooklyn

All jewelry is handmade by me, Stefanie, in my jewelry studio in Brooklyn.  Materials are thoughtfully selected, and each piece is designed, photographed, produced, loved and shipped from New York, NY.  With a penchant for fashion, most of the pieces I make are things that I want for myself.  I just make a few extra, for you.


Made By You

A true DIYer at heart, I offer jewelry tutorials to show you how to make a growing number of the jewelry that’s available for sale in the shop.  When I shop, I have a rule: If I can make it, then I don’t buy it.  Now you have that option too.  The only thing better than buying handmade jewelry is making it yourself.

Made With The Right Stuff

All of the jewelry at A Common Thread is made with top-notch materials.  Most designs use 14kt gold filled or sterling silver materials.  Almost all materials are sourced locally or within the USA.  And whenever I can, I use sustainable materials like manmade stones or repurposed vintage jewelry.





Meet Your Jewelry Maker












From a family of DIYers and hand-makers, I started my first jewelry shop when I was 8. So it wasn’t really a surprise as an adult when I wanted jewelry that I couldn’t find in stores, I set out to make my own. I wanted simple and modern, but striking without trying too hard. Effortless and well-designed jewelry to easily throw on without too much thought. So, in late 2007, I started making jewelry for A Common Thread.
Over the past 7 years, I’ve been continually amazed and inspired to keep creating.  With a background in sewing, knitting and crochet, I try to incorporate non-traditional techniques into my jewelry, to create something unique and striking. And, with a love of everything vintage, I try to use repurposed vintage materials as much as possible.










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What Customers Have Said

  • Amazing necklace, I always have it on!
  • "I love the necklace I purchased. I wear it every single day -- either alone or layered with others. It looks much more expensive than it is. And I love how simple yet unique it is."
  • Was a birthday gift for a dear friend who's a jewelry minimalist. She's been going through a rough patch w/ her family and REALLY appreciated such a personal gift. She was delighted at it's simple design and has worn it several times already.
  • Hi Stefanie~ Thank you so much for the beautiful necklace, I love it so much! Also thank you for shipping so quickly! Look forward to shopping with you again! Blessings, Estela~