Anna Maria Island – Anna Maria Island offers many locally owned and operated shops, boutiques and very unique jewelry stores. We have chosen our Top Five Jewelry Stores on Anna Maria Island, and will share them with you! From Pine Avenue to Bridge Street, there are many shops carrying high quality, hand-crafted, beach, wedding and destination jewelry to remember your visit to Anna Maria Island. Though it was tough trying to narrow down our favorites list, We have picked five of our favorite places to shop for jewelry.
Creations by L is in Holmes Beach and will delight those who must have that special “one-of-a-kind” piece. Lois incorporates semi-precious stones, Swarovski crystals, freshwater pearls and gorgeous beads into her designs. She also offers classes from May through October, and you can take home your own hand-made memory. Her very special wedding collection is amazing and she will customize jewelry to your wishes. So please stop by Creations by L to browse the selection at our number 5 pick!
The number 4 choice for jewelry shopping actually has 2 locations, Restless Natives in Holmes Beach and the Back Alley in Bradenton Beach. About 25 local artists display their pieces, including beer bottle cap pendants and “green” jewelry. One peek in either shop and you will know why we love them!
The Sand Dollar comes in our third favorite place for jewelry on Anna Maria Island. Known more for their unique beach style home goods and gifts, this “must” visit store on every list. But the jewelry at the Sand Dollar is amazing too! Here you will find accessories like nowhere else on the island…rings, bracelets, earrings and necklaces, many of these are statement pieces to wear and you will want to come back again! The Sand Dollar has a great online store too, for your fix when you are not in Holmes Beach: Sand Dollar.
The Hive Gifts and Arts, once located in The Old Post Office Plaza of Anna Maria, is now one of the merchants of Bridge Street. Special selections of imported silver jewelry from Bali, Denmark, Italy, South Africa, and Tibet as well as locally hand-made jewelry will suit your individual personality.
Finally, the number one choice for jewelry shopping on Anna Maria Island is Bridge Street Jewelers. They brought the first certified master jeweler and gemologist to the island and were the first to introduce the Anna Maria Island destination bracelets which are patented and trademarked. To coordinate with the destination jewelry line, they also have Anna Maria Island rings, earrings and pendants. Bridge Street Jewelers also carries a selection of fine jewelry from diamond engagement rings to sapphire starfish earrings.