Curated by Design

The Poet and/the Bench edit of emerging and independent designers and artists reflects our passion for discovery and a considered fascination with narrative, taste and a devotion to craft.

Shop our curation. We feature more than 50 artists and designers across jewelry, home goods, fine art and apothecary goods. These are often bespoke, 1-of-a-kind, limited edition or small batch collections. A majority of our artists are from the San Francisco Bay Area, most are women, and a good selection of our artists are Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC); Latinx; AAPI (Asian and Pacific Islander); and LGBTQ artists.

About Our Name

Jeffrey’s vintage jewelry bench is a powerfully present icon of his craft and our symbol of all makers’ tools for creating: the painter’s canvas, the textile designer’s loom, the potter’s wheel, the materials that become things…

Our mission—narrative’s ability to connect through thoughtful investigations of craft, subjects and inspirations—is the poetry, and about people and the appreciation of beauty.

Poet and/the Bench is our platform—online and at our flagship store in Mill Valley, CA—to introduce emerging and independent artists, muses and discoveries, and give them a voice. And for you to be linked to stories in a way that makes it all more personal.

Jeffrey’s vintage jewelry bench is a powerfully present icon of his craft and our symbol of all makers’ tools for creating: the painter’s canvas, the textile designer’s loom, the potter’s wheel, the materials that become things

Visit our Shop!

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Always Open

Flagship Open
Mon & Wed-Sat 10:30am-5:00pm
Sun 11:00am-4:00pm
Closed Tuesday

11 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941
415-569-4383

Adeline Jewelry fine modern architectural rings at Poet and the Bench

Conversations with an Artist: Adeline Jewelry

We love the modernist, geometric and architectural  profiles of Lindsay Olson's jewelry. Her Adeline Jewelry collection is gender fluid– she creates both bold and elegant jewelry for any body's adornment.
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Pose with the Made with Love Mural in Mill Valley

Pose With Our Made With Love Mural in Mill Valley

Spread a universal message of love: pose with our Made With Mural and post it on Insta!
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Made with Love Mural Pink Bear Coloring Page at Poet and the Bench

Made with Love Coloring Contest!

Pick up a coloring page at our shop or print it out via the link in the blog post. Color it with all your imagination and bring to our shop, post it on Instagram or send a picture of it via email as linked in the blog post.

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