Free 2-Day Shipping on Domestic Orders $150 and Up! Only 'Til 12/18.
And don’t miss all the best gift stuff in our holiday gifts section—shop now. *excludes tax
Close

MEET THE DESIGNER: THIRD CROWN

Third Crown
Kristin and Kofi Essel SHOP ALL
Considering their combined experience designing for labels like Reed Krakoff, Eddie Borgo, and Nautica, it was pretty inevitable that Kofi and Kristin Essel—husband and wife!—would team up on a side hustle. Outta the gate, they knew they wanted their jewelry line to reflect their soul mates POV. “We named the line Third Crown because it’s about us coming together to form a third entity and creating something beautiful that is an embodiment of both of us, ” says Kristin. But there’s also an... READ MORE

Considering their combined experience designing for labels like Reed Krakoff, Eddie Borgo, and Nautica, it was pretty inevitable that Kofi and Kristin Essel—husband and wife!—would team up on a side hustle. Outta the gate, they knew they wanted their jewelry line to reflect their soul mates POV. “We named the line Third Crown because it’s about us coming together to form a third entity and creating something beautiful that is an embodiment of both of us, ” says Kristin.

But there’s also an additional influencer in the mix: New York City. “I’m really into the hard grit of the city—like looking at the sleek, bold buildings,” shares Kofi. It’s easy to see that energy reflected in pieces like a scaffolding-esque gold-link bracelets and archway-inspired rings. And as for the crown side of things? Pop royalty Beyoncé and Solange are fans, so they’ve got that angle pretty well covered, thanks. —katie nave freeman

thirdcrown.com

DESIGNER'S WORK

SEE ALL

BEHIND THE SCENES

Cover baby accessories

Stuff We Love How Two Designers Kit Out Their Extremely Cute Kid

Paging Bob Marley and Sesame Street, both.

Want to shop these
very major deals?


You gotta be an Of a Kind newsletter subscriber for access. Enter your email, and if you’re not already signed up, we’ll add you to our list. You'll like it—promise!


Black slash