thank you

In addition to our extraordinary makers, we have worked with supportive, insightful, and talented individuals who have helped us bring 1630 from an idea to a movement in Boston.

We’d like to thank:
Polly Becker, Jo Ann Blatner, Alberta Chu, Austin Cox, Kent Dayton, Robyn Duffy, Howard Elkus, John Goll, Adam Grant, Pier Gustafson, Luke Hatfield, Chris Himmel, Kevin Hoskins, Lisa Hughes, Julia Jensen, Marni Katz, Kristen Keefe, Jackie Lake, Barry Lustig, Kimber Lynch, Alexandra Metral, Honah Lee Milne, Paul Niski, Joey Petrillo, Philip Saul, Katie Scallon, John Schachter, Britton Stipetic, Michael Tavilla, Doug Weathersby, David Wisholek

Proprietors of Boston Goods & Curiosities

pop-up shoppe

celebrating boston’s past & present

First on Newbury Street, now at historic Faneuil Hall

Our shoppe, 1630, draws its name from Boston’s nearly 400-year history. A step inside presents New England traditions wrought with a contemporary twist. We bring together unique, well-designed products, curated vintage goods, and the best of local makers–all in a pop-up shoppe in historic Faneuil Hall that’s unlike anything else in Boston.

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goods

The 1630 collection combines Boston’s historic spirit with a smart and simple design sensibility. Our products–which showcase the history, intellect, pastimes, and local lore of New England’s cultural capital–include apparel, paper goods, and new items introduced each week. Share your love for the Hub of the Universe or find the perfect gift for Bostonians old and new.

made in the usa
made in the usa

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curiosities

Over 400 years of settlement have turned New England into a treasure trove of antiques and collectibles. We’ve scoured the best vintage fairs and markets to bring you curated, one-of-a-kind home goods, jewelry, and artwork. Each of these unique objects tells a story–so you can bring a piece of history home.

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makers

New England artisans started crafting their wares back in the day of the Pilgrims and this tradition continues to thrive in Boston today. 1630 showcases a select group of locally inspired, locally made products by Boston-area designers and artists.

See our makers: Albertine Press / Apotheker’s / Melissa Campbell / Gray Green Goods / Matteo Gulla / McCrea’s / Jan Moscowitz / Mystic Knotwork / Moriah Okun / Of Note Stationers / Old Try / Porcelain and Stone / Red Antler Apothecary / Ian Schon / Todder

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LETTERPRESS CARDS

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ALBERTINE PRESS

Albertine Press is a design and letterpress print shop in Somerville, Massachusetts run by Shelley Barandes, a onetime architect who just loved paper more. What began as a custom design and print studio has grown to include a full collection of greeting cards, note sets, postcards, journals, and more. All of the letterpress goods are printed with antique presses onto 100% cotton or recycled paper, for a tactile quality unique to the process.

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CHOCOLATE BARS

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APOTHEKER’S

Apotheker’s is a small, family-run business founded by Russ and Shari Apotheker in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston. Apotheker’s handcrafted chocolate bars are lovingly made from all natural ingredients–including organic and biodynamically grown cacao from small family farms and raw organic wildflower honey that is sustainably harvested and treatment-free.

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jewelry

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MELISSA CAMPBELL

Handmade in Cambridge by Melissa Campbell, this minimal and modern jewelry with whimsical touches can be worn everyday. Details like hand hammered metals and vintage materials mix to make one of a kind pieces that are built to last.

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HANDMADE BAGS & PLACEMATS

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GRAY GREEN GOODS

Founder Jane Cuthbertson’s career in graphic design and her childhood in Japan led to the creation of Gray Green Goods. All Gray Green products are handmade by Jane in her studio near Boston. (BTW, gray, for its subtlety and complexity, and green, for its sense of calm and reference to nature, happen to be Jane’s favorite colors.)

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Map of Boston Print

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MATTEO GULLA

Matteo was born in a small town in Southern Italy and raised in Boston, He is a designer, hand typographer, and illustrator pursuing his American dream. Matteo draws from historic inspiration, using traditional media and a modern, minimalist approach to combine old-world aesthetics with new-world design.

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CARAMELS

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MCCREA’S

Jason and Kate McCrea set out to make the most delicious caramel in the world right here in Boston. Their hand-crafted caramels are made with natural ingredients and flavors ranging from the traditional to the cutting-edge. These slow-cooked, small batch caramels make the perfect gift–if they make it home.

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Shuckit

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JAN MOSCOWITZ

Originally designed for a private event–this kit can now be enjoyed by the professional and occasional shucker alike. Included in the kit: New Haven Style Oyster knife made in Massachusetts, 100% cotton, hand-printed shucking cloth and artfully printed and beautifully illustrated ‘how-to’ guide with a few of our favorite recipes for slurping! Just add your own oysters (we recommend Wellfleets) and enjoy!

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NAUTICAL KNOT PRODUCTS

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MYSTIC KNOTWORK

Mystic Knotwork (of Mystic, Conneticut) creates handmade knot products based on maritime traditions. Matt Beaudoin inherited the business from his grandfather, who first opened his knot shop out of his own house in 1957. For over 50 years, Mystic Knotwork has created bracelets, keychains, amd tabletop decor adapted from traditional sailor knots.

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COTTON ROPE BASKETS

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MORIAH OKUN

Moriah works out of Needham, Massachusetts and creates decorative baskets from a continous cotton rope that is zig zag sewn. They reference coil basket weaving and can be used to hold a small plant, jewelry, change, mail, etc.

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LETTERPRESS CARDS & TAGS

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OF NOTE STATIONERS

Of Note Stationers was founded by friends Isabel Bonenfant and Kate Kellman—avid writers and believers in the power of the handwritten word. All of their card and tag designs are letterpress printed in Somerville, MA and use 100% cotton and recycled papers.

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Letterpress prints

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OLD TRY

Old Try was founded by Micah and Marianna Whitson: two Southerners who moved to New England and couldn’t convince themselves to leave. Each one is letterpress printed from original wood type and hand cut plates in Somerville on 100% cotton paper.

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HANDMADE EARRINGS

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PORCELAIN AND STONE

Porcelain and Stone’s jewelry draws inspiration from New England’s coastline, featuring ceramic, nautical, and organic elements paired with fine metals. All pieces are hand-crafted in Boston by Kimberly Huestis.

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HANDMADE SOAPS & LIP BALM

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RED ANTLER APOTHECARY

Red Antler is a small ‘mom and pop’ business in Lowell, Massachusetts focused on making products that are better than the commercial alternative and completely free of chemicals. Recipes are developed through experience and history. Ingredients are grown / harvested on site at Red Antler or sourced from small businesses and local farms.

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METAL PENS

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IAN SCHON

Designed, engineered, and manufactured in Boston, the Schon DSGN collection turns an everyday item into a prized possession. We feature silver or black anodized aluminum, stainless steel, and an exclusive brass model, all with pressurized ink cartridges. 100% made in the U.S. of A.

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HANDMADE LEATHER GOODS

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TODDER

Todder is the workshop of Ted Harriss located in the small New England town of Newburyport, Massachusetts. All leather goods are made in the shop–and made by hand–using the highest quality materials including hand-selected leather, solid brass hardware, and thread from Maine Thread Co.

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online shoppe

As much as we’d like to see you in our shoppe in Faneuil Hall, we know sometimes you can’t make it in. So, due to popular demand, our 1630 collection is now available to order online for Bostonophiles near and far.

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events

Here are some of the upcoming and past events at our shoppe–join us on social media for news about special events.

Porcelain and Stone event

sun 12/18

noon-7pm

Porcelain and Stone’s Kim Huestis will be in Workshop with her gorgeous handmade line of nautically-inspired earrings and necklaces

Ian Schon event

sat 12/17

11am-7pm

Pop-in with Ian Schon featuring his unique metal pens that make the perfect holiday gift

Pilgrim Waters event

sat 12/17

11am-7pm

Susy and Keith of PilgrimWaters, bring their artist-designed textiles and products to WORKSHOP

Sip and Shoppe event

fri 12/16

5pm-8pm

Join us for Sip & Shoppe, our holiday celebration with libations and snacks, while you check items off your holiday gift list

Emily Gallardo 4 event

sun 12/11

noon-7pm

Calligrapher Emily Gallardo will be hand-lettering custom ornaments

Melissa Cambell event

sat 12/10

11am-7pm

Jewelry maker Melissa Cambell of Little Pancakes pops-in with her silver and gold

Lori Stokes event

wed 12/7

6-9pm

Local historian Lori Stokes will share stories about Puritans’ holiday traditions

Matteo Gullo event

sun 12/4

noon-7pm

Pop-in with illustrator/designer Matteo Gullo featuring his cocktail series of silkscreened prints

Old Try event

sun 11/27

noon-7pm

Micah Whitson from Old Try pops-in Faneuil Y’all with his Southern-inspired letterpress prints

Todder event

sat 11/26

noon-7pm

Todder’s Ted Harriss pops-in at Workshop with his handmade leather goods

Albertine Press-2 event

sun 11/20

noon-7pm

Shelley from Albertine Press pops-in with her letterpressed stationery

WORKSHOP Grand opening event

sat 11/19

WORKSHOP Grand opening

Our new pop-up space featuring local makers every week debuts at Faneuil Hall

Boston Campaign Headquarters closes event

Tues 11/8

8-9:30pm

“Boston Campaign Headquarters” Closing

Boston Campaign Headquarters event

Tues 6/14 – ?

ongoing

“Boston Campaign Headquarters”
Opening party featuring the art of Pat Falco and friends

local makers event

tues 1/19

6:30pm

Local makers pitch their products for a chance to be carried at 1630

emily gallardo event

sat 12/19

11am-4pm

Pop-in by Boston calligrapher Emily Gallardo who will be hand-lettering custom ornaments

Albertine Press event

sat 12/5

11am-4pm

Pop-in by Albertine Press featuring letterpress cards depicting Boston and Cape Cod scenes

massart illustration event

sun 11/15

11am-6pm

Pop-in by MassArt illustration students, featuring unique products designed exclusively for 1630

Julie Vician event

sat 11/14

11am-6pm

Pop-in by Julie Vician of Fairbanks Fancy Goods, altelier of classic, clever and tailored soft goods

beth carroll-horrocks event

tues 11/10

5:30-7pm

Talk by Beth Carroll-Horrocks, head of Special Collections at the State Library of Massachusetts

emily gallardo event

sat 11/7

11am-6pm

Pop-in by Emily Gallardo, calligrapher and maker of fine paper products

colonial cocktails event

thurs 11/5

5:30-7pm

Colonial Cocktails featuring Privateer Rum and Boggy Meadow “Switchel”

PilgrimWaters event

sat 10/31

11am-6pm

Pop-in by PilgrimWaters, designers of table top, canvas, and wool accessories

Fish McGill event

thurs 10/29

5:30-7pm

Fish McGill gave artist talk and debuted his version of the Boston Tea Party

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proprietors

1630 was conceived and created by the team behind design and branding firm Visual Dialogue. Proprietors Susan Battista and Fritz Klaetke have worked with Boston’s leading businesses and organizations for over 25 years, designing brand identity programs, websites, interiors, advertising, publications, and packaging. With 1630–their first retail store–they celebrate Boston’s unique history in a new way. See video of our first pop-up here. (And for those of you wondering about the name, 1630 is the year Boston was founded.)

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find

Visit us at
Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 South Market Building
Boston, Mass. 02109

proprietors@1630boston.com
617-398-7279
Open every day from noon-ish to six-ish