Ruth Stutts, Hair Jewelry

Having let my hair grow and now needing to get it off my neck, I am especially happy to offer new hair jewelry by Ruth Stutts at the Joyful Jewel. They are colorful, sturdy, made with what Ruth calls yo-yos — you quilters may know what they are. We have hair ties and hair clips […]

Judy Hogan and Valerie Nieman Book Reading

Two of our favorite authors, Valerie Nieman and Judy Hogan, will be reading from their new books at the Joyful Jewel on 1st Sunday, April 3, starting at 3:00pm. These well known and award-winning writers each have excellent new books to share!  Both books are full of absorbing mystery and intrigue.  These writers are entertaining […]

Children’s Gifts

We are excited to have a new Children’s Section at the Joyful Jewel thanks to Vangi Cathcart who set it up on Sunday.  Included are books, stuffed animals, clothing and toys for young children.  These are all by various artists from Chatham and the surrounding counties.   ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us […]

Sandra Pelzel’s “Take & Play Car Mat”

What could be more fun for the pre-school traveler than an easy-carry car track!  Quilt & Fiber Artist (and Potter) Sandra Pelzel has designed this Take & Play Car Mat to be easily portable for children.  The ~ 15 1/2″ x 18″ track includes two matchbox cars, a pen and a blank notebook in two of the pockets. […]

Douglas Maccardini “Earth Observer”

Looking a bit like a Time Machine, this sculpture by Douglas Maccardini titled “Earth Observer” has it’s own table and globe.  You can pick just where you want to go and then keep track of the time you spend there with the hourglass.  There are tools to use on your trip and even a face […]

Valentine’s Favorites for the Unconventional

Valentine’s Day – less conventional favorites for the unique lovers in your life! Sweetness in look, aroma, glory; everlasting flowers; jewels that dance. ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our newsletter. The Joyful Jewel Website Connect with Owner Mariah Wheeler on LinkedIn

Terry Perkinson’s “Photo Bombing Bear”

“Tess the Teddy Bear” by Terry Perkinson Who doesn’t want to be photo bombed by this attention-seeking bear? This photo was taken at Marilyn Penrod‘s  Art Reception, “Carolina Dreamscaping,” and features three of special people — plus “Tess the Teddy Bear” by Terry Perkinson.  Tess is actually more purple in color than the picture, and […]

DG Chandler “Azurite & Malachite Necklace”

Sterling Silver, Azurite Gemstone, Malachite Gemstone with Sterling Silver Chain  DG Chandler, Jewelry One of DG Chandler’s stunning necklaces, this one features his intricate silverwork + two exceptionally vibrant gemstones.  I think of an outer space odyssey, of dreams, of drama and the big bang of life. The Azurite has a dreamy swirly look evoking […]

Forrest Greenslade Art Reception “Happy Hour”

With his usual exceptional sense of humor, Forrest Greenslade brings his dimensional art, both paintings and sculpture, to be featured at the Joyful Jewel during the month of February. His “Happy Hour” includes a variety of party animals with titles like “Happy Hour at the Sour Mash Shine Shack, Happy Hour at the Big Chill […]

Al McCanless “Shapely Teapot”

What a beauty!  This exceptional teapot is by new Joyful Jewel artist Al McCanliss. It features a crystalline glaze with a variety of complimentary colors, a large easy-to-use handle, and a well balanced spout. ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at (919) 883-2775 Subscribe to our newsletter. The […]