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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

A Good Vintage

Downtown shop Island Keepsakes specializes in Hawaiian gifts, such as locally produced salt, beauty products, handmade Christmas ornaments and gift baskets. But eagle-eyed shoppers will be smart to pounce on a new addition to the store: a case filled with vintage jewelry. Owner Rita Luke says she’s experimenting with the idea of carrying vintage items via a new vendor, and that the oldest piece on offer is a circa-1890s black choker, in perfect condition and $150. Other goodies include brooches, reverse-engraved glass from the 1960s, Pop Art-inspired chunky bracelets, and even 1980s neon-bright rings, with prices averaging $30 to $40.  Island Keepsakes, 1050 Nuuanu Ave., 550-0996.

Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 in Permalink

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Kathryn Drury Wagner is the executive editor of HONOLULU Magazine and the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. She blogs about Hawaii shopping, food and books.




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