This is Charlotte’s go-to shop for jewelry making needs, with Swarovski crystals, gold fill, chains, clasps and, of course, an extensive collection of beads on hand to create oneof-a-kind wearable pieces. And if you’re not sure where to start, try taking one of the complimentary classes. Open M-Sa 10 am-6 pm. www.beadsinc.com 339 Circle Ave., 704.334.1110.
MEREDITH A. JACKSON JEWELRY BOUTIQUE
Located in the heart of Myers Park, this jewelry boutique offers one-of-a-kind pieces from designers from across the nation. Plus, the store provides custom jewelry designs and has a large selection of bridal jewelry. Open M-Sa 10 am-5 pm. www.meredithjackson.com 715 Providence Road, 704.910.4140.
Perry’s specializes in fine, antique and estate jewelry and also offers custom jewelry and repairs. Gift an incredible watch, pendant or necklace here or search from an extensive selection of engagement rings for a special someone. Open M-Sa 10 am-6 pm. www.perrysjewelry.com 6525 Morrison Blvd., 704.364.1391.