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Jewelry Trunk Show At The Guilford Art Center

Guilford Art Center announces it will host a trunk show for jewelry by Michael Alexander Jeweler on Saturday, April 2 from 10am-4pm. Artisan jewelry and Guilford Art Center Craft Expo exhibitor Michael Alexander will make a trip to Guilford from New York City for this special, one-day pop-up event. Alexander’s work is known for its Read more…

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Chester’s Antiques Roadshow

Chester’s Own “Antiques Roadshow” on Nov. 7.  Hope you have some valuable treasures in your attic or jewelry box? Need to do some weeding out? Want to know what’s worth hanging onto? Get the answers on Saturday, Nov. 7, when the Chester Historical Society holds its 12th Antiques & Jewelry Appraisal at St. Joseph’s Parish Read more…

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A Madison Thrift Shop That Gives Back

I am a sucker for tag and garage sales, thrift shops, antique shows, basements, attics, anywhere you can uncover treasures, especially when a purchase gives back. Such is the case with Act II Thrift Shop in Madison, Connecticut. It’s located at 170 Boston Post Road. Hours of operation  are Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 a.m. Read more…

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Aquinnah Jewelry

This is one of my favorite jewelry designers and she just happens to be from Connecticut. This is just one piece from the fabulous Aquinnah Jewelry hand made by Kelley Solomon. All of her pieces are customizable, made of vintage elements, stones, beads & crystals.  Most pieces can be made in either gold or silver, different colored Read more…

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Books & Company Where Refills Are Free!

Linder Mooser is passionate about her like-new used book store in the Whitneyville section of Hamden, Connecticut called Books & Company. She’s been in business for 17 years and she’s bound and determined to see 18 and 19 and so on and so forth.  She loves the people that have come into her life through Read more…

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I Am Maryann

Sometimes in life you just have to fly, choose the road less traveled and go with your gut about next steps and that’s just what Maryann Dolzani of Fairfield is doing. This Mother of two decided to get off the travel-to-New-York-City merry-go-round  in order to raise her children. After much thought she decided to create Read more…

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Jewels For Hope~ Gems For A Cause

This Mother-Daughter Duo from Derby, Connecticut is creating beautiful one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry, necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings. Their  company, founded in 2009, is called Jewels For Hope. A portion of most items they sell goes to charity, all different kinds of causes to help others, it’s the way they do business. This give-back mentality Read more…

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If It’s Sunday, It’s The Chester Market

If it’s Sunday and it’s summertime or early fall, the Chester, Connecticut Market is underway. It’s smack dab in the middle of this movie-back-lot kind-of-town along the Connecticut River. The Sunday Chester Market has the freshest of produce and meat and fish and there are artisans too selling their wares. From 10 until 1 in Read more…

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Norfolk’s Artisans Guild Spotlights Creatives

The Artisans Guild in Norfolk, Connecticut is showcasing talent from all over the state. This quaint town established in 1758, is a hub for creatives. Owners Kathy Williams and Vee Kausel have taken it upon themselves to open up this venue so that others will have a place to show off what they’re making in Read more…

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“Over The Moon” Vintage

Lisa Franco of Cheshire, Connecticut loves yesteryear, okay so she has me at “hello.” I worked with Lisa a few years back at News 8. Now she is making a business out of her passion for antiques. She finds a lot of her goodies while driving to and fro from her place at the beach. Read more…

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