Hand-crafted jewelry is a versatile addition to any wardrobe. It is unique, distinctive and available in far more styles than more traditional jewelry. Whether you prefer jewelry with beautiful stones, unique metal designs, something more simple or any combination, you can find a hand-crafted piece for your collection. The Denver area houses several jewelry artisans, so check out one of these stores for your newest accessory.
Show of Hands
210 Clayton St.
Denver, CO 80206
Featuring handmade items from several artists, Show of Hands is a great store for those who love the detail and thought that goes into hand-crafted design but still like sturdy pieces. There is a large variety of artists that show and sell at the shop, so there are many different styles to choose from. Whether you like pops of color or jewelry that is more easily paired with many outfits, there is something for you at Show of Hands.
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1577 S. Pearl St.
Denver, CO 80210
For more whimsical pieces, head down to South Pearl Street to see what Polkadot has to offer. This shop also offers a variety of gifts and other items from artists. The jewelry is well organized and easy to peruse. Choose from earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings and more that will make a statement and complement your outfit. Featuring everything from brightly colored jewelry to more understated pieces, this shop offers a great selection.
14 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209
With plants, furniture and other locally crafted items, including jewelry, Ironwood is perfect for those who like statement pieces, western-style jewelry and other industrial looking pieces. The shop features a lot of pieces with turquoise and darker metals that pair nicely with casual and cocktail looks. With plants and other home furnishings also available, you can take your time and browse through the collection to find something for your home as well.
Willow – An Artisan's Market
2400 W. Main St.
Littleton, CO 80120
With more than 50 different jewelry markers showcasing, Willow – An Artisan's Market has a plethora of jewelry to choose from. Nestled in the heart of downtown Littleton, this shop is bright and clean, with friendly employees who will help you select whatever you're looking for. The shop is well organized with the feel of a boutique, though it offers a lot of hand-crafted items. Stop by if you're looking for unique artisan jewelry.
Wild At Heart
7166 W. Alaska Drive
Lakewood, CO 80226
For jewelry that is crafted with care, while retaining its handmade style, this boutique in the Belmar development is perfect for those who like jewels that are fun and pretty. With everything from charm earrings to beaded necklaces to well-designed rings and bracelets, this shop has a little something for anyone. It also carries items like clothing, wall art and other artisan-crafted home goods. Its convenient location is easily accessible, so it's easy to stop in while running your normal errands.
Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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