If you’ve ever taken a stroll down Front Street in Greenport you know there’s a special store with metal art “monsters” lining the sidewalk. Make sure to head inside beyond the monsters to see all of the handcrafted goods owner and artisan Donya O’Brien has to offer.
Stamped Key Rings, $10 each
These stamped key rings feature sayings like, “you are beautiful,” “bee kind” and “beach house.”
Gilded Bowl, $10
A place to store your new jewelry from Metal Monk. This stone bowl with gilded lining is neutral with just the right amount of bling.
Octopus Phone holder, $175 / Pirate Octopus Whistle, $125
Created by the artisan cooperative, Coppertist. Wu, these unique Brass covered pieces scream maritime history. The octopus serves as a phone or pen holder and the pirate octopus key chain doubles as a whistle.
Frida Earrings, starting at $25
Donya’s Frida Kahlo collection honors its namesake by showcasing the big, bright florals Frida was known for. Using mixed media the collection features earrings, rings and necklaces in vibrant colors.
Driftwood Peace Sign, $49
Made by a local artisan, these peace wreaths are created using driftwood. No two pieces are alike.
Kids’ Jewelry, starting at $10
The Mini Monk kids collection Donya created features bracelets with positive affirmations and funky earrings. Cool enough for kids, you may want them yourself.
Mermaid Collar, $479
Handcrafted by Donya, this one-of-a kind piece features amanzonite and freshwater pearls in light pastels. It’s a decadent piece emblematic of Greenport’s maritime culture.
Metal Art Tennis Player “Monster,” $110
Does it get more fun than a metal monster playing tennis? I think not. The variety of “monsters” abounds in the store. From the sports players to metal venus flytrap garden stakes, you’re sure to find one that you need to take home.