BELMAR, NJ — Serenity by the Sea Too’s Artisan Marketplace will be open today, June 29, featuring an array of handcrafted and affordable jewelry, unique home décor items and a line a personal safety products.

Beginning at 10 a.m., these vendors will be popping with their offerings at 1004 Main Street, Belmar.

Garden State Parkway Tokens may be a thing of the past, but not for Danielle Hoffman of Token Wearables, aka the Token Lady. She makes accessories, gifts and wearable items with Garden State Parkway tokens, as well as custom pieces with area arcade and subway tokens, among other collectible coins.

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Karen Bellitto of Shinyhappydangles weaves with metal — the centuries’ old art of chainmaille. She takes these patterns and techniques to replicate patterns and turn them into jewelry with endless possibilities in terms of design, style and color.

Noreen Franco of J&N Soto Designs will showcase her extensive collection of one-of-a-kind home décor items, including decoupage bottles and vases. She gives old, used objects new life by crafting them into so many different intricately detailed pieces.

Michelle Dash of Paparazzi brings her versatile collection of $5 jewelry, including rings that have stretchy bands fitting sizes 6 to 9 and claw-closure bracelets that can be used as ankle bracelets. And for a win-win, most necklaces come with earrings.

Patricia Gentles of Damsels in Defense offers a product line that empowers women to protect themselves in any circumstance with on-the-go security products that include stun guns, pepper sprays and shielded wallets to guard against identity theft.

Featuring a different roster of local vendors and artists “popping up” every weekend, Serenity by the Sea Too’s Pop Up Artisan MarketPlace is your go-to destination for unique items for everyone on your gift list — whether it’s for a holiday, birthday, anniversary or “just because.”

Beginning at 10 a.m., local vendors showcase their merchandise, which spans the spectrum — from unique handcrafted items and clothing lines, to tasty treats and personal care products — as well as vintage finds and other tantalizing treasures.

More About the Pop-Up Capital of the Jersey Shore

The Pop Up Artisan MarketPlace is located at Serenity by the Sea Too, 1004 Main Street, directly across from Surf Taco between 10th and 11th Avenues, Belmar.

For a full list of workshops, classes and walk-in art events offered at Serenity by the Sea Too throughout the week, visit its Facebook page.

To learn more about becoming a vendor, featured artist, or hosting workshops or classes, call 973-699-1760 or email