Grad Season is Coming Up!

The University of Guelph graduation is only a couple weeks away, and we have some gift ideas for the graduates in your life!

Flat lay featuring Sid Dickens Griffin memory block and Bash Boutique kantha throw.

Sid Dickens memory blocks each have a unique symbolic meaning, are beautiful timeless pieces. For any University of Guelph graduates, the tile featuring the Gryphon is an incredible gift. Signifying resilience, fortitude, courage and strength, this piece stands as recognition of their effort and success. Whether it is the start of a collection, a continuation of one, or a stand alone piece, these decorative tiles are perfect gifts! Basha Boutique kantha throws are each completely one of a kind, colourful, and signed by the women who made them! Made from 8 layers of vintage cotton saris, each throw is colourful and imbued with meaning. 

Spirit of Vera jewellery is made from 100% reclaimed silver and is made right here in Ontario! The pieces are gorgeous and subtle, working for every occasion or even everyday wear. Stacking rings, geometric earrings, and artful necklaces, there is something for everyone!

Rok Cork, one of the newest additions to Grey Rock, are accessories are made from gorgeous, high quality Portuguese cork and offer sturdy and beautiful designs made from natural materials! These pieces are unique, interesting, practical, and are fantastic conversation pieces! We carry a variety of styles in store!

Looking for a classic gift for a gentleman grad? We carry quality leather belts and wallets hand made in Guatemala! Each one is a little different, making it that much more special! And of course, we offer a large variety of ethical clothing options for all the conscience minded dressers in your life!

Rok Cork Carminda Tote Bag in natural gold.

With so much to choose from, you will certainly find the perfect gift to commemorate grad 2019! Pop by the store and feel free to ask us for any assistance finding exactly what you’re looking for!

Spirit of Vera Available in Store Now!

Spirit of Vera has just arrived in store! This made in Ontario brand creates gorgeous and timeless pieces of jewellery made from recycled sterling silver. That’s right, it’s 100% recycled, and 100% stunning!

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Vera, the artisan behind Spirit of Vera, uses only silver recycled from post consumer goods, such as electronics, appliances, silverware, jewellery, and industrial applications. It is recycled responsibly, without producing excess CO2 and without the use of toxic chemical agents in compliance with the responsible jewellers council. Spirit of Vera has the ISO9001 (quality), ISO14001 (environment), and OHAS18001 (health & safety) certifications.

AND she backs all her pieces with a lifetime warranty! This is definitely a jewellery brand you can feel good about! Pop by the store and check out these exquisite pieces!


Mother's Day Gifts Made Easy

Purple present with tag, "To: Mom".

Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 13th, and it's time to show our mother's how appreciative we are of all they do! Starting this Thursday, we will be extending our hours until 8PM on Thursdays for May and June, so take advantage of the free evening parking and come shop with us! If you're still looking for the perfect gift, we have a few ideas for you!

We carry a variety of unique jewelry handmade in India and Nepal by Mata Traders. Earrings, necklaces, cuffs, and rings, we have plenty of choice for those looking for the absolute perfect item! 

We also carry a few select pieces by local Toronto artist, rae Designs, for those looking for a beautiful, made in Canada treat!

prAna Marilyne Scarf in Sunbleached Blue.

We carry beautiful and colourful scarves from prAna, soft and stunning pashminas from Synergy, and cool and resourceful 6-way scarves from Fred & Bean!

Synergy Pashmina Scarf in Charcoal.

The Basha Boutique throw blankets are always a huge favourite! These gorgeous, one of a kind blankets are hand made from recycled and vintage saris by women who have escaped sex trafficking and abuse in Bangladesh. These women are taught the skills necessary to create these incredible blankets and pursue dignified work through Basha. This gift really helps make change in the world!

Basha Boutique Throw Blankets, handmade by women in Bangladesh from recycled and vintage saris.

Another gift that is always a hit are candles! We have soy wax candles from Farmer's Son Co. in several incredible scents. Plus, these candles are in reusable glass tumblers that you can continue to use long after the candle has burnt out!

Farmer's Son Co. Slow Sunday Soy Candle.
Farmer's Son Co. Morning Calm Soy Candle.

And, for the mom's who love to shop or are impossible to shop for, a gift certificate is always a welcome surprise!