Though threading macaroni noodles and Smarties on a guitar string makes an amazing edible instrument for a science fair, a sparkling handmade necklace or bracelet can catch the judge's eye and win your air-purifying elliptical machine first prize. Customize your accessorizing with today's deal: for $29, you get $60 worth of jewelry from Silverado Portland Jewelry Boutique at its shop in Tigard.
The open, airy floor space of the boutique is filled with wooden displays strewn with handmade metallic wares and earth-hued gems. Some jewelry is crafted from eco-friendly or recycled materials. Much is locally and American made by independent artists; featured artists get individualized display space for their wares. Prices range widely, but basic earrings cost $20–$75, and most bracelets cost either $20–$50 or $50–$175. Individual-artist necklaces range from $20–$80. Charms are available for $10–$20 each. Select a bunch and make your own necklace, or assemble sigils of significance as a gift to a symbol-loving loved one.
With spring growing from the earth like a surprise parasitic twin from the shoulder and summer approaching as inexorably as a cloud of Technicolor locusts, there are innumerable occasions that necessitate sparkling gems. Stop by to pick out something special, or purchase multiple Groupons as gifts. Silverado Portland Jewelry Boutique’s selection is versatile enough to please every imaginable taste in self-adornment, and the knowledge that you’re supporting local artists is a gift unto itself.
- Whenever I need a last minute jewelry gift for my wife I stop by Silverado Portland. They always have the latest styles and are always willing to help a male decide between all of the designers and styles. – greenmachine99, Citysearch
- Very original handmade jewelry by local artists seems to be their specialty. From magnificent necklaces to small bezel set stone earrings to hammered sterling bracelets. Lots of variety in style, too. – iloveglitter, Citysearch
- I love jewelry and I can always find something I have to have at Silverado Portland. I love it. – pep88, Citysearch