Melissa Lew

stockists:

AsiaStore at Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street)
New York, NY 10021
www.asiastore.org

China Institute
40 Rector Street
New York, NY 10006
www.chinainstitute.org

Chinese Historical Society of America
965 Clay Street
San Francisco CA 94108
www.chsa.org

House of Steep
3800 Lee Highway, Suite D
Arlington, VA 22207
www.houseofsteep.com

Lan Su Chinese Garden
239 Northwest Everett Street
Portland, OR 97209
www.lansugarden.org

Library of Congress Gift Store
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540
www.loc.gov/shop

Marcela’s Yoga Boutique
317 S Washington St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
www.marcelasyogaboutique.com

National Cherry Blossom Festival Headquarters
Union Station
50 Massachusetts Ave NE,
Washington, DC 20002
www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org

Red Mango
2222 Rio Grande St, #C120
Austin, TX 78705
www.redmangousa.com

Wing Luke Museum
719 South King Street
(between 7th and 8th Avenue South)
Seattle, Washington 98104
www.wingluke.org

As Seen In: Museums & More

May 22nd, 2017

Melissa Lew jewelry was recently featured in the Spring issue of Museums & More – bold and colorful jewelry is in! As a symbol of friendship, my bamboo and stainless steel cherry blossom necklaces are affordable and meaningful gifts. It’s an easy way to add a splash of color to your outfit!

Read more (pg 26): http://digital.stationerytrendsmag.com/i/809403-spring-2017

As Seen In: Stationery Trends Magazine

May 8th, 2017

Melissa Lew jewelry was recently featured in the Spring issue of Stationery Trends (The National Stationery Show (NSS) issue) as a great green find under $50! It’s easy to gift (and be!) green – these “earth-friendly offerings leave a smaller footprint as they go easy on the wallet as well.”

Read More (pg 32): http://digital.stationerytrendsmag.com/i/809967-spring-2017

 

First on First at the Heurich House Museum

April 5th, 2017

On the first Friday of every month, the Heurich House Museum hosts First on First Features, a celebration of the local creative community. Visitors are invited to explore the first floor of the beautiful and historic Dupont Circle home of DC brewmaster Christian Heurich, shop pop-ups and listen to live music. Free to the public and part of First Friday Dupont (from 6pm to 8pm).

In honor of Heurich’s entrepreneurial spirit, this event features a selection of local creatives each month. This month, PinUp Preserves and Melissa Lew jewelry will be featured in the museum’s Conservatory. Please stop by Friday evening – I will be showing my newest cherry blossom designs – perfect for celebrating the cherry blossom festival season in style!

Heurich House Museum
1307 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

Spring has Sprung!

March 24th, 2017

It is cherry blossom season in the DC metro area – my favorite time of year! Celebrate the blooms in style with my new eco-friendly cherry blossom necklaces, now available at the National Cherry Blossom Festival Headquarters at Union Station! Start your journey here to shop for official festival merchandise and pick up free information about festival events and programs.

50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE from March 13th through April 19th
10 AM – 7:30 PM (Mon-Thurs) ; 9:30 AM – 7 PM (Sat); 10 AM – 6 PM (Sun)

 

New Products: Notecards

March 20th, 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended my artist meet & greet this past Saturday at AsiaStore at Asia Society during Asia Week New York! It was wonderful meeting everyone and thank you for allowing me to share my love of art and Chinese culture with you.

I also introduced a new line of inspired notecards at my meet & greet that are now available for purchase at AsiaStore! These meaningful notecards (printing on recycled stock with vegetable inks) are a wonderful way to say hi or send well wishes.

 

Asia Week New York

March 3rd, 2017

Asia Week New York is just around the corner! This annual celebration of Asian Art is from March 9th to the 18th throughout metropolitan New York with special events, auctions, and exhibitions presented by world-renowned museums, cultural institutions, auctions houses, and Asian art specialists.

Image courtesy of AsiaStore

Come join me on March 18th from noon to 3:30pm where I will be showcasing my latest pendant and introducing my new notecard collection. Please RSVP at http://www.facebook.com/events/1659513324353641/.

AsiaStore at Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street)
New York, NY 10021
www.asiastore.org

Now at the Chinese Historical Society of America!

February 23rd, 2017

Melissa Lew jewelry is now available at the Chinese Historical Society of America in San Francisco! “The Chinese Historical Society of America Museum is the oldest organization in the country dedicated to the interpretation, promotion, and preservation of the social, cultural and political history and contributions of the Chinese in America.” If you’re in San Francisco, please check them out!

Chinese Historical Society of America
965 Clay Street
San Francisco CA 94108

Courtesy of the Chinese Historical Society of America

Happy Lunar New Year!

January 28th, 2017

Gung Hey Fat Choy! Wishing you prosperity and happiness this new year and always!

Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival (perfect, I love Spring!). Traditionally, Chinese New Year is a time for family reunions, big dinners, and lots of joy and celebration. It is rich in symbolism and well wishes for the new year.

If you’re looking for a meaningful gift, check out my Vitality line:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BPI16nQAbmb/?taken-by=mlewjewelry

You can find them online, or at any of these great locations:

AsiaStore at Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street), New York, NY 10021

China Institute
40 Rector Street, New York, NY 10006

House of Steep
3800 Lee Highway, Suite D, Arlington, VA 22207

Lan Su Chinese Garden
239 Northwest Everett Street, Portland, OR 97209

Marcela’s Yoga Boutique
317 S Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314

Wing Luke Museum
719 South King Street, Seattle, Washington 98104

Looking for ways to celebrate the new year? Here’s a list of events happening around the country:

Family Day: Moon Over Manhattan! Celebrate Lunar New Year
Saturday, January 28th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, New York, NY

Lunar New Year Celebration at the Wing!
Saturday, January 28th starting at 11am
Wing Luke Museum, 719 South King Street, Seattle, Washington 98104

Chinese New Year Celebration
Saturday, February 4th from 1:00pm to 7:00pm
China Institute, 40 Rector Street, New York, NY 10006

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster
Saturday, February 11th from 10:00am to 8:00pm
Chinese Historical Society of America, 965 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

Chinese New Year
Saturday, February 28th through Sunday, February 12th
Ongoing activities – see website.
Lan Su Chinese Garden, 239 Northwest Everett Street, Portland, OR 97209

Chinese New Year Festival
Saturday, January 28th from 11:30am to 3:00pm
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Kogod Courtyard 8th & G St. NW, Washington, DC 20004

Kennedy Center Chinese New Year Family Day
Saturday, February 4th from 10:30am to 4:00pm
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566

As Seen In: Gift Shop Magazine

January 20th, 2017

Melissa Lew jewelry was recently featured in the Winter 2017 edition of Gift Shop Magazine as a gift with international flare. “No matter where you are on the map, these great finds add a sense of worldly sophistication to your selling floor.”

http://digital.giftshopmag.com/i/764082-winter-2017

 

2017 Calendar – Now Available to Download!

December 29th, 2016

It’s time for my annual calendar! This 2017 calendar is inspired by the 2017 Pantone color of the year, greenery. This beautiful color signifies new beginnings, growth, and nature/environment. It also is the color of one of my bamboo and stainless steel necklaces!

PDF Download: 2017 Melissa Lew Calendar

I hope this year’s calendar brings you joy – thank you for another amazing year!

 

Contact

25050 Riding Plaza #130-639
South Riding, VA 20152
melissa@melissalew.com
703-801-1551