Gypsy Palace was born of the desire to lead admirers of handcrafted artisan treasures to the often-eclectic, submerged and elusive souls who create them. The brick-and-mortar shop operated for about a year in Seattle before the building was torn down to make way for more swanky, gentrified condos (because we all know the world needs more of those). During the year the shop was open, local designers and global artisans had an outpost for their wares, alongside vintage designer accessories and other quirky bits. After the shop closed, I decided to open up online so I could spend more time creating my own jewelry and clothing, and less time managing a retail store. Gypsy Palace will soon return to being a showcase for other artisans and designers from around the world. For now, it is the only place online to purchase my designs and handcrafted merchandise. I work at home, alongside my two creative children, who may also contribute to the shop inventory occasionally.
In August of 2014, I moved out to my five-acre property in Snohomish, Washington, leaving behind the neat and tidy suburbs of Seattle's east side. This piece of land will enable me to work on much larger things like furniture, chandeliers and large paintings, as well as create the homestead of my dreams. We have a large organic vegetable garden, fruit trees and berries, chickens and soon, goats. The land itself is a work of art, and will someday become a retreat where people can attend art and healing workshops, spend a night or two decompressing in the forest, unplug, breathe, listen to the birds, maybe work on their own art or music. When you make a purchase on this website, you are helping to make this dream possible, and helping a true artist to sustain herself with her natural talents.
As always, your support of independent artisans and designers is much appreciated. This website is new as of the spring of 2019 and will be updated seasonally with new collections, so please bookmark and check back frequently to see what's new.