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Jewelry Invitational + Small Works Show Artist: Reeve Washburn

Jewelry Invitational + Small Works Show Artist: Reeve Washburn

Reeve Washburn’s abstract Midcentury Modern art is both captivating and intricate. We’re more than a little obsessed with her unique monoprints, which are a perfect study of color and shape created through mesmerizing gelli print collage. The collection of Reeve's artwork we’ll have for our Jewelry Invitational + Small Works Show pack a lot of character into a compact form. And because the pieces are a very packable size, they're an easy gift to mail to anyone on your list this holiday season. :) Reeve’s pieces will be available online and in-store starting 11.11 and will be featured through the rest...

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Jewelry Invitational + Small Works Show 2021

Jewelry Invitational + Small Works Show 2021

This year's annual Jewelry Invitational is a special one, for multiple reasons. For one thing, we're expanding the scope to include other "Small Works", not just wearable ones. What's more, some of our featured jewelry is by Click! co-founder Frances Smersh. Made over the course of her 30 year career and pulled from the archives for a retrospective exhibition at her memorial this year, many pieces are available for the first time in decades. Frances's retrospective jewelry will be available in store only, starting Thursday Nov. 11, with the West Seattle Art Walk. Select works from other artists will be posted (and linked below)...

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17 Beautiful Years + Our Click! Crew Show

17 Beautiful Years + Our Click! Crew Show

In 2004, John and Frances Smersh opened Click! at a small boutique space in the Admiral District, moving to the heart of the Alaska Junction in 2010. Over the years, their vision for the shop has informed the many changes, growth, and expansion Click! has seen. To this day it remains a place where we share our love of beautiful, well-designed and thoughtfully made goods with our friends, neighbors and community. This October marks a bittersweet anniversary as it is the first without our co-founder Frances. While we're missing her something fierce, we're grateful that the heart and love she...

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Product Spotlight: A Hobo Bag For Any Occasion

Product Spotlight: A Hobo Bag For Any Occasion

If you’ve ever been in the store, you’ve probably seen one of our longtime favorite product lines: Hobo. These 100% leather wallets, bags and backpacks are a Click! staple. The woman-owned company that makes them values quality and versatility. Anyone who takes home a Hobo bag gets a long-lasting product perfectly suited to their lifestyle. There are tons of different styles and leather finishes to choose from, whether you're new to the line or a tried and true fan. Hobo's wallets and bags are designed to make your life on the go simpler – from easy access phone pockets to...

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Farewell, dear Frances

Farewell, dear Frances

Click! co-founder Frances Suzanne (Cousins) Smersh passed away on September 4th, 2021 at the age of 54, in Seattle, Washington. She died from complications of Younger Onset Alzheimer’s Disease which she was diagnosed with six and a half years prior. She is survived by her husband, John Francis Smersh of Seattle, and sister Natalie Cousins-Robledo (husband Ted Robledo, son Enzo) of Pasadena, CA. Frances was born in the Greater Los Angeles area where she lived with her mother, father, grandmother and sister. After graduating from St. Joseph High School, she studied at Loyola Marymount University, earning her degree in Sociology...

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