Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Reservations/Appointments: Not necessary
Most popular offering: Jewelery & Accesories
Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Walking through O Jewel is like traveling across a rainbow. All of the vibrant jewelry and accessories in the shop have been arranged by color, helping patrons quickly find the necklaces, earrings, or cuffs they need in vivid orange, elegant blue, or sophisticated black.
On one table, bracelets encircle mannequin arms with spiraling red jewels. At another, a choker necklace that looks like a leopard catching its own tail casts a glittering emerald eye upon those wandering past. The pieces range from the luxurious to the ostentatious—some necklaces, for example, have pendants shaped like a large dollar sign or letters that exclaim "BOSS." A selection of handbags, wallets, and tiaras also sport gems, and hairpins take on cute shapes such as shimmering butterflies and baby Abe Lincolns.