Frida …forever

Frida Kahlo, one of the most influential Mexican painters of the middle 20th century. With delicious sangria and gourmet Mexican snacks served by Betsy Mullins, we stood, as the room was packed, and listened to stupendous lecturer Armando Droulers talk about Frida’s life of love, passion and pain, we couldn’t take our eyes, or ears, … Continue reading

Tamra Gentry, the union of fine metalsmithing with the creativity of Fordite and beautiful gemstones.

“I am inspired by color. I have always had strong, visceral reactions to color. Color is my ‘hook’.” “Things like texture, design, and pattern are all secondary to me. It’s not that I deem them any less important in the sensory and creative processes—it’s just that they rarely evoke the response in me that color … Continue reading

Astrid Poletti joins MOCAShop!

This great spirited jewelry designer, originally from Paraguay and now a Florida resident, does not stop at anything. Jewelry has always been her passion  and runs in the family, both sisters known  jewelers  have often  traveled to Italy, taking along their younger sister Astrid for her intuitive eye for buying. She worked in the Miami … Continue reading

MOCAShop Nominated for Top Retailer of the Year by NICHE!

Baltimore, Md. (April 27, 2009) – MOCAShop of Weston, FL has been selected as a nominee in NICHE magazine’s 2009 Top Retailer Awards. MOCAShop has been nominated for an award in the following category or categories: Best Website Sponsored by NICHE magazine, the exclusive trade publication for progressive retailers of fine craft, the 2009 NICHE … Continue reading

Randi Chervitz crochets silver and gold into wearable art.

Randi Chervitz, a metalsmith, a jeweler, an artist. It is not hard to define who she is, it is clear in her jewelry. Studied in Parsons School of Design and later transferred to the Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, which is considered the “Harvard” of metalsmithing, under the teaching eyes of Richard Mawdsley, an American … Continue reading

MOCAShop’s Press Release.

Weston, FL May 19, 2008 – New e-commerce site, mocashop.com, provides an online destination for fashion-forward women who bask in their individuality and appreciate high-end accessories and unique statement pieces. A never-before-seen ensemble of luxury accessory designers has been assembled in an easy to use website featuring handmade necklaces, earrings, bracelets, handbags and more. “MocaShop.com … Continue reading