November '08

Gift shopping?

Sometimes you have to leave the beaten shopping path to find truly unique holiday gifts. The area has many gift shops that feature items related to the venue as well as the unexpected. The next couple of pages detail the offerings of seven local favorites to try.

What’s your story?

One-of-a-kind beads can be picked for what they represent to the buyer. Linda Gurganus remembers the day she saw her first Trollbead. It was a November day in 2006, said the owner of Mr. Hyde’s Leather, when a customer came in wearing a single bead on a necklace.