Jewelry has come a long way since its humble beginnings as a shiny, jingly tool for luring babies out of trees. Keep babies where they belong and instead use jewelry to add celebrity style with today's Groupon: for $35, you get $75 worth of handmade signature adornments from Laura James Jewelry. This Groupon is redeemed online, or if you happen to be swinging by Charlotte, NC, can be used in-store.
Laura James designs and hand-crafts each piece in her award-winning collection, ensuring each owner an eclectic, game-changing look. Her vintagey designs have appeared on the Today Show, Lucky and People magazines, and they currently adorn the bodies of celebrities such as Jessica Alba, Rumer Willis, and Jessica Szohr. Her new designs and vast collection of other pieces can ramp up your own star-studded style. Shop online or at the window-heavy boutique with friendly, personal guidance for Laura's creations, including carved green flower rings ($70), teardrop bangles ($78), and one-of-a-kind jade hoop earrings ($70).
This deal is not valid for the personalized collection.
Though Laura James Jewelry has yet to receive many reviews from local customers, it has received a lot of local and national press, including being featured in Us Weekly, Charlotte Home and Garden, People, and Lucky, as well as on the Today Show. The boutique has also developed a celebrity following, including Rumer Willis, Jessica Alba, and Gossip Girl actress Jessica Szohr. It won Charlotte magazine's 2010 Best New Boutique in its Best of the Best awards.
- In the bright and airy entry area, an ornate Italian Murano chandelier illuminates tables of trendy trinkets, pretty earrings, and rings bearing precious stones. – Charlotte Magazine