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Posted on: December 12, 2016

[ARCHIVED] James City County Guide to Gift Giving – Part IV: Locally Owned Businesses

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James City County (JCC) is home to great shopping. With numerous mainstream retailers and lots of quirky, unique shops, there’s a gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list! The JCC Guide to Gift Giving has been broken into four parts: made in JCC, unique gifts, food gifts and locally owned businesses.

Locally owned businesses are important to every community. Shop locally this holiday season with any of these great options!

A Touch of Earth Gallery offers local and regional pottery, glass, textiles and paintings. They also have a great collection of handcrafted jewelry and many other handmade items such as ornaments and décor items.

BlueGreenAqua in New Town Williamsburg is a great place to stop for the trendy fashionista in your life. This boutique sells trendy fashion and accessories. BlueGreenAqua offers online ordering and free shipping on orders over $50.

Everything Vintage in Toano is filled with antiques and décor items. From collector pieces to the downright quirky, Everything Vintage is a great place to shop for furniture, décor and much more!

If you need to purchase jewelry or watches as a gift, there are two locally owned jewelry stores – Goodman & Sons and Laney’s Diamonds and Jewelry. Goodman & Sons has a great holiday catalog with all their fab finds. Laney’s specializes in custom designed jewelry.

For your four-legged friend or any animal lover, make sure to stop by the Nautical Dog in New Town Williamsburg. They put together a great gift guide of their products!

Not only is Old Chickahominy House a great place to dine, but they have a great gift shop also. There are several locally-owned business for great shopping nearby including The Guild Hall, Morrisons Flowers & Gifts and Seasons of Williamsburg.

Parlett’s Paper Expressions has a variety of journals, stationery and gifts that make perfect gifts for coworkers and friends. They also have a collection of handpicked greeting cards that are perfect to house any gift cards you give!

Prince George Art & Frame is a great place to have custom framing done of photographs or art work that make a great gift, but they also have a large selection of local art available for purchase.

Willow Grove Primitives carries early American style reproduction furniture and a variety of primitive wares; candles, folk art, prim dolls and make-dos and they also have a large selection of seasonal items.  A great option for gifts if you know someone who likes simple, rustic or traditional décor items.

If you think we missed a great locally owned business that has great gift options, let us know on Facebook!

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