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Custom Jewelry in Berkeley; Azalea Party in the Mission

Photos courtesy of <a href="">Melissa Joy Manning</a>
Photos courtesy of Melissa Joy Manning

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MISSION— It's already been open for three months, but Azalea (956 Valencia) is finally throwing a party to celebrate its Mission outpost. Soothing Sista will be hosting the soiree on Thursday, November 13th from 6-9pm, and there will be treats from Mission Chinese and 21st Amendment. While you're there, check out the Classic Specs pop-up in the store. [Racked Inbox]

BERKELEYMelissa Joy Manning is hosting a gathering at her Berkeley store (1827 5th Street) on Friday, November 14th from 5-7pm, and fans of the local eco-jewelry line will want to be there. Shoppers will have the opportunity to make their own jewelry with Melissa and browse a selection of ceramics by Rae Dunn while drinking wine and eating lovely things. It's the perfect opportunity to get a head start on holiday shopping or make something special for someone special. We're giving you permission to shop for yourself because you're special, too. [Racked Inbox]