Jeffrey Levin and Bonnie Powers, owners of Poet and the Bench.

Bonnie Powers and Jeffrey Levin, owners of the more than 7-year-old Poet and/the Bench lifestyle store and jewelry atelier space on the block of Throckmorton Ave. that includes the Cinemark Sequoia movie theater, are now doing permanent jewelry in house.

“We love the ritual of permanent jewelry–a chain that is welded at the ends to create an infinity bracelet with no beginning, no end and no clasp!” Powers says. “No skin involved.”

Poet and/the Bench’s permanent bracelets are secured on the wrist by Levin, the shop’s co-founder and goldsmith. “You don’t ever take it off until it breaks or it is snipped off, like a forever bracelet or friendship bracelet,” Levin says. “Permanent jewelry creates a memory keepsake of a special occasion or milestone. It’s also a personal, sentimental permanent bond you create together with your besties, siblings, kids, your significant other, or a commitment to yourself.”

Poet and/the Bench’s 14k gold link chains are direct from Italy in a variety of dainty styles along with sterling link chains and you can also accessorize your permanent bracelet with tiny charms designed by Jeffrey Levin. “Permanent bracelets go really well with bubbles! Talk to us about an after-hours special event for you and your besties, family and friends,” Powers says.

Poet and/the Bench is at 11 Throckmorton Avenue.

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