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Essentials Etc. has been featured in our local newspaper and cable networks for our community involvement and the charitable work we've done.  We were also selected for to gift jewelry for prestigious events like the Academy Awards, The Wendy Williams Show and Stana Katic of the show Castle.  In this section you will be updated on all of our upcoming events and kept a breadth on the latest celebrity news.  

Celebrity Gifting

The 2013 Academy Awards 
GBK Oscar Gift LoungeOur Pearl Cluster Earrings will be included in the 2013 GBK Oscar Gift Lounge.  In the past, celebrities such as;  Amy Poehler, Mila Kunes, Tyra Banks, Paula Abdul, Tamala Jones, Aldis Hodge, Sarah Jessica Parker, Khole Kardashian and Giancarlo Esposito (just to name a few) received gifts from members of The Artisan Group. 

Read our bio in The Artisan Group's professionally-designed and printed 2013 GBK Oscars Event Guide, which is distributed to attending celebrities and members of the press.  Here is the Official Press Release with our involvement of the gifting lounge. 

Check out some the celebrities that received our Pearl Cluster Earrings 
at the Oscars!

Created for The Wendy Williams ShowThe Wendy Williams Show
GBK Productions appeared on the nationally-syndicated talk show, "The Wendy Williams Show" to discuss the Oscars gifting lounge.  Essentials Etc. was chosen to send our Pearl Cluster Cocktail Ring to Wendy Williams and her Executive Producer for their personal use.  The show aired on February 22, 2013.

In the News

Interview on WXBR 1460 AM
Mind of Meda Show
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In 2013 we were featured for our participation in the Brockton Public Library Foundation.  Our jewelry is in the library's Arnold Swartz Gift Shop, a portion of the proceeds are donated to the Brockton Library Foundation.  
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In 2013 we were featured on the front page of the Brockton Enterprise for our Oscar involvement. 
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Marcia Fleming - Owner & Creative Director
Featured in a local cable PSA promoting the 2013 African Festival & Marketplace.  Watch the Video

In a photo gallery of the local newspaper

View the Brockton Enterprise photo gallery at the 2012 African Festival & Marketplace where Essentials Etc. was featured.  

Essentials Etc. Featured in the Brockton Enterprise

In 2011 the Brockton Enterprise came to our studio and  featured us in a full-page article.  Read Article

In 2013 Essentials Etc. received an Artist Membership at the Fuller Craft Museum

Fuller Craft Museum is a dynamic environment where craft is experienced through exhibitions, education, outreach, and collaboration. We explore the materials, techniques, and artistic expression that challenge the perception of craft, while honoring the achievements of the past.

In 2012 Essentials Etc. became a proud member of The Artisan Group

Proud Member of The Artisan GroupThe Artisan Group is an elite collective of artists who gift their handcrafted products to celebrities at Hollywood's top gift lounges.  Providing owners of artisan businesses the chance to introduce their products to celebrities, industry leaders and members of the press through participation in television shows and major award show gift lounges such as those leading up to The Academy Awards, The Golden Globes and The Primetime Emmys.

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Essential Events

2012 Fall Festival - Watch Slideshow

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