The items, inspired by the museum’s collection, will be sold at the museum’s gift shop and online.READ MORE: Police Searching For Driver After Man Seriously Hurt In Queens Hit-And-Run
The museum announced the collaboration on Thursday.
The Etsy shop in the museum store will feature a selection of more than 140 objects, including a $250 sterling silver blue whale pendant based on the museum’s iconic Hall of Ocean Life display.READ MORE: Puerto Rican Day Parade Goes Virtual For 2nd Straight Year
It’s the first time that the Brooklyn-based craft seller has collaborated with a museum in the creation of original products, the museum said.
Founded in 2005, Etsy – headquartered at 55 Washington St. — sells everything from a $110,000 antique desk from the 1800s to a $20 handmade antler pendant, and everything in between. In 10 years, it’s grown from a scrappy startup offering craftspeople a way to sell necklaces and needlepoint online to a marketplace of 54 million members that generated $1.93 billion in sales in 2014.
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