The Joyful Jewel

 local art fresh from the heart
  revised logo square44-A Hillsboro St. in downtown Pittsboro, NC
(919) 883-2775
Hours: Mon. – Sat. 10:30 – 5:30 and Sun. 12 -4pm

The Joyful Jewel is a retail gallery of ~160 North Carolina artists all from Chatham and the surrounding counties.  We offer “local art fresh from the heart” in a wide variety of media including painting, jewelry, pottery, glass, wood, fiber. We also have books by local authors and CDs by local singer songwriters.

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The Joyful Jewel is at 44-A Hillsboro St. in downtown Pittsboro, NC: Directions

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June Events at the Joyful Jewel

Featured Art for the month:  “The Creepy & the Crawly” by Shannon Bueker




CLASS: “Angel Tarot Reading, Level 1”

by Angelica Rodriguez

This class is targeted to empaths who want to deepen their communication with the angelic realm through tarot and oracle cards.  No experience required.  Learn to read Angel Tarot for all questions you have (relationships, career, life purpose, finances, health, love) and do readings for yourself, your loved ones, or to start a business!

Meeting Days and Time:  

2 days: Thursday, June 23 & Friday, June 24, 8 – 10pm

Tuition:  $100 per person (Plus $15 for card deck)

To sign up: call to let us know, bring or send a check for the tuition to the Joyful Jewel (P O Box 1483, Pittsboro, NC 27312).  Make the tuition check payable to the Joyful Jewel.  Payment for the tarot cards are to be made first day of class directly to the instructor.

June 26 – Word SparkS – Visual Artists respond to Poets with live demonstration, 3 – 6pm

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words are worth a picture?  Five local poets have tossed the gauntlet to Joyful Jewel artists and invite you to experience what happens when these two muses meet!

Word Sparks poster jpeg

Additional events and added details are at: Upcoming Events

Joyful Jewel Artists and Media

Each Joyful Jewel artist whether visual artist, writer or musician has a paged dedicated to sharing their work.  Search by medium or artist name to find what you are interested in. Call (919) 883-2775 or email us if you would like more choices or to have something mailed to you.

About Us

Art, why?  Explore the mission principles that guide the Joyful Jewel artists and the owners, artists and patrons of this exceptional gallery.

Blog:  The Daily Jewel

Nearly each day one special piece of art gets special treatment with a blog entry and picture.  You will soon be able to sign up to receive these daily nuggets of art in your own inbox.


Classes at the Joyful Jewel

The Joyful Jewel is delighted to be offering classes to the public again.  Please check here often as more classes are being planned.

Gifts for All Gift Guide


Joyful Jewel Monthly Newsletter

Each month we write a newsletter to highlight new artists at the Joyful Jewel and share new pieces, books or music that have been created.  The events for the next month are described and perhaps an interview or video are included.  You can sign up to receive the newsletter in your inbox by emailing:

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