Hand-painted pottery has a rich legacy of storytelling, from the Grecian urns that document the perils of Orpheus and Eurydice to modern coffee mugs that foretell epic tales of the world's greatest grandpa. Delve into a detailed story with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of antiques, accessories, jewelry, and gift items at Reunions in Alexandria.
Named one of Washingtonian's best gift shops, Reunions allows customers to furnish their loved ones and living spaces with antiques, accessories, and handmade crafts. The boutique hosts an ever-changing roster of seasonal décor, vintage items, and jewelry. Indoor accouterments include frames, clocks, and wall adornments ($54–$125) shaped by glass charmer Diane Markin; homeowners can enliven perennial playpens with functional garden ornaments and handcrafted gifts by Ancient Graffiti ($14+). Meanwhile, vibrant and innovative kitchen products by Joseph Joseph ($13.95–$68) help to solve common culinary concerns such as utilizing space wisely and keeping soufflés from falling flat with boredom.
Reunions owner Barbara Geyer Watts describes her charming jewelry and gift boutique as "a blend of old and new where the merchandise changes daily." The shop's antiques, milled soaps, knickknacks, and jewelry have earned the patronage of countless loyal customers, as well as a place on Washingtonian magazine’s Best Gift Shops in Washington list.
The shop adorns bodies with one-of-a-kind earrings made from pearls and pewter and gold earrings and bracelets in the shape of hastily tied metal bows. It also inspires decorating creativity with its collection of candles, Waterford crystal, china, and robot butlers. Each purchase can be gift wrapped at no extra charge, and 5% of all sales each October benefit worthy local charities.
1709 Centre Plaza
Alexandria, Virginia 22302Get Directions