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Events, sales, interviews with our makers, window displays and
updates on all that is happening at Tilde. Thanks for visiting!

Jewelry Is Our Specialty!

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We have over 15 jewelry lines within Tilde. All are handmade by either single makers or small businesses using selections of natural stones, sterling silver, gold fill, brass and sometimes pretty beads.

The newest line in our shop is from Original Hardware. Handmade in Colorado.

Passage Jewelry is handmade in Portland, OR, featuring hand beaded fringe and brass shapes upon silver ear wires.

This is Tasi Design Jewelry. A line of jewelry we've carried for at least 12 years. They are handmade in Portland with natural stones and silver or gold findings. Gorgeous!

Also from Portland is Stowaway Jewelry. Showcasing natural stones upon thick gold plate and upon gold chains. Very sweet and wearable.

These bridge cuffs are made by Betsy & Iya, an iconic jewelry line (also from Portland!). 

We're showing just 5 of our lines to tempt you to browse our online shop or come into our brick & mortar and see all in person.

Tilde • 7919 SE 13th Ave • Portland, OR 97202 T:503.234.9600
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Summerville in Sellwood!

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Join us and the rest of the neighborhood on Saturday, August 3rd for a sun-filled fun day of art, shopping, music and more! With so many activities and sales going on throughout Sellwood-Moreland, don't be sorry you missed it!

Here's the lowdown:

  • We'll be open regular store hours: 10am-6pm
  • Our sidewalk activities will run from 11am-1pm
  • We'll host an art show inside the shop from 2-4pm

But wait... there's more...!

We're also having a sale! If you've read this far...we're telling you that EVERYTHING inside the shop (except the feature artist) will be 15% off... All day long!

Rachel Austin

11am-1pm  Meet the Artist; Painting Demo: 

Local Artist Rachel Austin will be here giving a live demo of her popular signature Map Paintings and selling her work! A staple in the Portland art community, Rachel builds all her own panels, collages maps onto the surface and then layers gorgeous imagery of animals, botanicals, and more (camper vans anyone?!) onto them. Her work is gorgeous and unique. Come and say hello!

Taya Koschnick of TASI & Stowaway

11am - 1pm  Meet the Artist; Samples & Seconds Sale!

Jewelry designer Taya Koschnick, creator of Tasi Designs and Stowaway Jewelry, will be selling her gorgeous handmade jewelry! Taya is inspired by designing with beads and stones that already have a history, giving them a new path on their journey through the world as objects of personal adornment. Delicate but wearable for everyday or dressing up, Taya's jewelry is ready for any occasion! Stop by and say hi!


"Folds & Shadows"


Meet the artist from 2pm - 4pm

"Folds" and "Shadows" are two new map series from Woodmapping local artist, Don Lee. A successful Portland architect, Don somehow manages to find time to create stunning wooden art pieces unlike anything you've seen before!

"Folds" is a modern take on a tapestry, created with wood and fabric, to make a visually stunning and tactile map.

The delicate profiles and geometries which form the "Shadows" series represent some of the many map projections used in traditional cartography.

Each map is beautifully handcrafted with locally sourced materials and is available in a variety of sizes and wood species.

All are welcome so stop by and talk to Don about mapping and his unique woodwork maps. 

Tilde • 7919 SE 13th Ave • Portland, OR 97202 T: 503.234.9600
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Local artist Lisa Congdon's Colorful Prints & Cards

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We are psyched to have local fine artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon’s prints and cards in the store to brighten our winter days! Known for her colorful abstract paintings, intricate line drawings, pattern design & hand lettering, Lisa's art is colorful, empowering and full of life.

We have assorted sizes of her awesome prints and several different cards sure to suit your fancy.
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Tilde Turns Twelve!

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Join us all day 10/6/18 for our Anniversary Celebration! Our entire shop will be 20% off (except the work of our feature artist). The discount will be online as well,  enter SALE12 at checkout for discount. For in store customers, purchases of $20 & up will receive tickets to enter our Anniversary Drawing for two separate gift baskets valued at $250-$350 each. Higher purchases = more tickets for more chances to win!
From 4-6pm we'll be serving Tilde cocktails and will be ready to toast to twelve great years with you!

What's in our Prize Baskets? First of all we'll have TWO Gift Certificates to Tilde  for $75 and $100. One will be in each basket. Also in the baskets will be awesome prizes donated by our vendors and other businesses here in Sellwood. 

Goodies in the baskets include freshly roasted coffee beans from Blue Kangaroo Coffee Roasters, a gift certificate to Collage and to Jade Bistro, a box of handmade greeting cards from Rachel Austin, earrings from Tumbleweed, a leather key fob from MyWalit, two bottles of nail polish from Floss Gloss, and a woman's watch from Nixon. Wowza!!!! Those are two amazing gift baskets. 

Thank you one and all for supporting us for twelve, 12, TWELVE years!! We have only you to thank as we move into year 13. We hope to see you in the shop this Saturday.


Tilde • 7919 SE 13th Ave • Portland, OR 97202 T: 503.234.9600
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Jeni Lee Opening Reception "Home"

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Join us Sunday, September 8th for an opening reception! Jeni Lee's show "Home" features new work from the artist and new limited archival prints. Meet the artist and grab some refreshments and snacks!


Portland, Oregon artist Jeni Lee is known for her atmospheric paintings of the lush Northwest landscape. On a rainy afternoon in her art studio, she found herself taking the paintings outdoors, into and under the falling rain, using the rain water to layer and alter the paint. This process of engaging with the rain showers, invites unique works through chance and timing, each with patterns and reflections of color and light.

Each artwork is created with layers of acrylic paint, rain and collected recycled rainwater.

"From first traveling through the Columbia River Gorge at age 17 with my family, in search of a new home just like the early pioneers, to finding my deeper grounding and creative connection to the coast, to recognizing the daily joy that the forests, the birds, the rivers of the northwest brings, these new rain paintings evoke experiences that I have collected over the years, places that resonate, inspire and wonder."


Tilde • 7919 SE 13th Ave • Portland, OR 97202 T: 503.234.9600
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