Everyone deserves a splurge every once in a while. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or a friend or family member, this gift guide will share some of the more splurgeable gifts on Martha’s Vineyard (we all know it’s easy to spend money around here)!
1. Shop: Stefanie Wolf Seaglass Medley Necklace
Inspired by her sea glass collection from days spent wandering Island beaches, this necklace is artisan handcrafted from a mix of recycled glass, teal jade, freshwater pearls, ocean quartz, crystals & Czech glass, with a sterling silver toggle closure. A versatile 60" long necklace piece that can be worn seven different ways.
2. Shop: BioMat from Vineyard Complementary Medicine
The BioMat is a pad which lies on top of a massage table or your home mattress. It converts electricity through a computerized control panel, produced by Texas Instruments, into Far Infrared Rays (FIR), nature’s invisible light. The BioMat also produces Negative Ions, nature’s energizer, which deliver a molecular level massage. Since 1997, the Biomat® has helped thousands of those suffering from minor muscle and joint pain all the way to arthritis.
3. Shop: Chilmark Scallop Shell Necklace from CB Stark
It’s no surprise that CB Stark’s exquisite designs have been the favorite of locals and visitors alike since the 1970s. This 14K Yellow Gold Chilmark Scallop Shell medium bracelet is the absolute splurge! Scallops are a bivalve mollusk, prized for their beautiful fluted, fan-shaped shells and their delicious sweet meat. All of CB Stark's Island shells are cast from actual shells found on the beaches of Martha’s Vineyard
4. Shop: Edgartown Maple Four Bowl Set from the Chappaquiddick Wood Company
This Edgartown Maple Four Bowl Set are each sized at 10 inches in diameter and are the perfect gift for the hostess on your list. The maple is sourced from Edgartown sustainably and worked into their heirloom bowls which are lovingly handmade on the tranquil island of Chappaquiddick.
5. Shop: Ratio Six Stainless Steel Coffee Maker from Lennox and Harvey
Here is the perfect gift for the coffee lovers in your life! Simplify their coffee routine to the touch of a button. The Ratio Six’s Bloom, Brew, and Ready phases run in sequence, delivering a perfect (and easy) cup of coffee every time. There are coffee machines that make great coffee, and there are coffee machines that look great. Ratio Six is both, combining form and function. Designed in Portland, Oregon, every Ratio machine is meticulously assembled by hand.
6. Shop: Nebula Bowls from Martha’s Vineyard Glassworks
Nebula Bowls, designed by Martha’s Vineyard Glassworks’ artist Robert Phillps, are beautifully crafted optically thick bowls containing swirls of colors and bubbles that remind their admirers of space and the sea. While the color palettes are pre-determined each piece is unique in pattern.
7. Shop: Huckleberry Woman’s Long Raven’s Tail Earrings
These exquisite beaded earrings by Island native Tiffany Vanderhoop are inspired by ancient weaving patterns. Each pair of earrings is made to order and may have slight variations from those pictured here. The geometric pattern will be true to the picture but the brass detail on the bottom and color may vary due to lighting and supplies. Each pair of earrings purchased is made to order and may take 4-6 weeks to ship, so be sure to order these early for the holidays!
8. Shop: Summer’s Melody Gift Basket from Martha’s Vineyard Baskets
Whether you are looking for a gift to give someone who recently purchased their first home or a thank you gift, birthday gift or something for newlyweds, the Summer's Melody is the perfect choice, no matter the time of year! The neutral colors of this luxury basket will look great in any home. This beautifully decorated assortment includes Martha's Vineyard Sea Salt, Scottish Bakehouse Granola, East to West Coffee, Crystalized Ginger and Yogurt Raisins from Ben & Bill's, White Martha's Vineyard Insulated Cup, Down Island Hand Soap and Hand Lotion from Vineyard Wick and Bath and a Note Card from Barbara Reynolds Photography. This gift also comes with a luxury wooden crate that can be used as storage or decoration after your loved one unpacks everything inside.
9. Shop: Great Harbor Cuff from Time and Tide
The Great Harbor lightship bracelet will have people turning heads all year! This beauty has a real ivory stave with hand done scrimshaw of Martha's Vineyard Island. These bracelets are inspired by the 170 year old iconic Nantucket Lightship Basket cottage industry. The rich history of this woven bracelet lends itself to becoming heirlooms for future generations. The cuffs are hand-woven in Edgartown with ends caps specifically selected for each piece. This exquisite piece will be sure to impress!
10. Shop: Wave Bangles by Netty Kent
These delicate, beautiful bangles are carved by hand by artist Netty Kent, and inspired by the waves, can't you hear them? Cast in reclaimed brass or sterling silver, one size fits most. Handmade in studio using recycled metals and careful attention to sustainable studio practices. Available online or in-store at the Ruel Gallery in Menemsha.
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