Children and Baby items at the Joyful Jewel

  We have lots of wonderful things for adults, but did you know that there is a very nice selection of things for children and babies too?  Check out our Gift Guide:  http://www.joyfuljewel.com/gift-gallery/childrens-toys-books-clothing/

Poetry for Summer

Do you remember the “lazy days of Summer?” Who even has a hammock, yet everyone probably has a shade tree. On of the best things about this time when we want to rest from the heat is a tall glass of something cold and a good book of poetry. We have at least one you’ll […]

New books by Mattimoe, Hogan and Stanton

  The Joyful Jewel has an enticing selection of locally authored books. Here are the newest ones. They are by Judith Stanton, Judy Hogan and Tim Mattimoe. These particular books are all poetry, and we do have a lot of poetry, but there are also mysteries, biographies, novels and cookbooks.

Vision & Voice 2017

This year’s Vision & Voice, April 30, 2017 was so poignant, meaningful and fun!  Here are the photos that Mary L. Barnard took.  The event featured writers who wrote about pieces of art from the Joyful presenting their poems or stories alongside the artists who inspired them.

Maryphyllis Horn’s Art Reception

Maryphyllis Horn‘s Art Opening was February 3, 2017, in the them “Shamanic and Metaphorical Images” paintings that show Maryphyllis’s deep connection to animals and her exquisite skill in pastel drawing.  Included were award-winning art pieces. Here are some examples of the Maryphyllis Horn’s work as well as photographs from her reception:     Maryphyllis Horn, […]

Ron Thomas, Farm Scenes

He’s back at the Joyful Jewel, Ron Thomas, one of our favorites! These nostalgic watercolors are rural scenes with barns, familiar in our countrysides. Reminds me of happy times, lazy days of summer, peaceful with few cares. Thank you, Ron, for bringing those memories.

Bonnie Franklin – Make-Up Remover Soap

I’ve fallen “in love” with soap! I just started using this new soap by Bonnie Franklin. I have loved her original Make-Up Removing soap with the bits of charcoal as it does such a nice job of removing in a gentle way that doesn’t bother my sensitive skin. I would not have thought to bring […]

Donna Cassidy “Mountains” Stained Glass

  Donna Cassidy‘s new piece in reds and blues looks like our Blue Ridge mountains in Fall.  Brilliant and imposing, these mountains will be dressed in their best colors the next couple of weeks.   ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our newsletter. The […]

Debbie Englund “The Road I Travel” print

“The Road I Travel” is something completely new from Debbie Englund who recently completed a BFA degree in art. She is known well for her pottery especially the whimsical face mugs. This piece is not clay though; it is a print. Here is what she says about it: “The prints (dry point, ink wash and mud […]

Beth Bale, Bird Watchers Painting

A new most-fun painting by Beth Bale. Who among you has a scene like this one at your bird feeder? At our house it’s Harmony and Blossom, our formerly-stray cats. T-Lo lives in the house so she has to just watch from the window, though she still reaches like the one in this painting. I […]