Artisan llyn strong has been fashioning finery for nearly 30 years, adorning outfits and abodes with upscale jewelry, ornaments, and glassware from her downtown studio-shop. Handcrafted custom jewelry gracefully adorns wrists, necks, earlobes, and Pegasus hooves, culling from countless combinations of precious metals, stones, and pearls ($99+). Shoppers can nab black-obsidian and sterling-silver earrings ($125), a sterling-silver and hand-caned, glass-bead bracelet ($105), or a piece from the latest "Gestures" line, which curls sterling silver and yellow gold into funky tendril earrings, necklaces, and rings.
HandPicked's bauble boutiques brandish original, elegant adornments and sterling-silver jewelry handcrafted by artisans from around the world. HandPicked originals such as the Tiny Twinklers studs ($12) grant wishes for lonely lobes, and bare wrists find themselves encased in the turquoise globes of the For The Nurturing Center bracelet ($32), which pleases its parents by donating a percentage of proceeds to its namesake, a local therapeutic treatment center for child abuse.
Master jewelers Margaret and Robin Newton of Diamonds Choice have adorned extremities with precious metal flourishes to fit every budget for nearly 15 years. The tasteful team specializes in bridal jewelry, one-of-a-kind pieces, and custom designs and performs in-house repairs and restoration to re-set jostled jewels and disenchant mummy-cursed rings. A rotating stock of consignment and estate jewelry presents an opportunity to find irreplaceable accouterments.:
Déjà Vu Consignments has prepped patrons for fancy nights out and sharp-dressed strolls with a collection of designer and name-brand clothing, shoes, jewelry, and more. Pairing classic pieces such as an Ann Taylor Loft skirt ($19) with a woven handbag from Kate Spade ($49) creates office-appropriate ensembles, while flirty dresses from labels such as BCBG, Gucci, and Lilly Pulitzer ($49.75) suit up partiers with town-painting garments. Versatile Brighton silver earrings ($12+) adorn casual outfits as well as special occasion Darth Vader helms, and sporting Tory Burch sandals ($119) while attempting a triple-axel ensures nearby figure skaters will be doubly impressed.
No one wants a piece of jewelry that’s identical to someone else’s. At Jewelry Discounters, the resident jeweler, William, makes sure his clients never have that awkward encounter. He works one-on-one with guests to design unique keepsakes or alter existing jewels. With more than 20 years of experience, he deftly fabricates pieces from white and yellow gold, platinum, silver, and stainless steel.