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Best Place to Buy Jewelry

Jewelry Artist Mart at Walker Art Center

Held twice a year, Jewelry Artist Mart at the Walker offers pieces in a variety of styles and price points from two dozen or so designers. Much like the museum itself, the pop-up market features works that may beguile and inspire you. There are delicate bracelets with tiny details, heavy rings boasting chunky jewels, beaded earrings that work for everyday wear, and necklaces so bold you'll feel a new level of confidence simply by putting them on. These events usually take place around the holiday shopping season and right before Mother's Day (this year's spring installment will take place Saturday, May 2). Not only is it a great opportunity to shop for someone else, but you might find yourself adding to your own collection as well.

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