Category Archives: Jewelry

Announcing Glamour Chick

Virginia Born and Bred, our little shop in Lexington, Virginia is introducing a charming new collection of  jewelry.   These lovely pieces have been “reconstituted” from bits and pieces of the past into utterly glamorous renditions that are entirely new! … Continue reading

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Announcing a Warm Welcome Home

  Shopping = Pineapples?  I was a little hesitant to offer this Smart Shopper Tip. But over time I have come to respect the pineapple as a real shopper’s treasure. Yep – I mean the pineapple you can buy in … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Smart Shopping

JOIN THE FUN!  JOIN THE SMART SHOPPERS!  Have you discovered a great shopper tip?  Something that works and that you would share with your best friend? We don’t mean a specifically named “place” to shop, but we do mean a … Continue reading

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The VIRGINIA SHOPPER’S Breaking News – – Red Lipstick and High Heels Tuesday, June 12,  2012 5PM to 8PM An Uptown Girl event in Downtown Lexington Who Doesn’t Love Shopping? You’ll Re-Discover Your Love at this Spectacular Shopping Event! Some … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day at Virginia Born and Bred

“Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart.” ~Anonymous This year The VIRGINIA SHOPPER is amazed at all the luscious gifts to be found for the people we love most.  It’s not just chocolates … Continue reading

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“OH CHRISTMAS TREE, OH CHRISTMAS TREE!” Just looking at this delightfully sparkly Christmas Tree Pin makes The SHOPPER smile!  It’s the absolutely perfect gift to bring to my friend, Pam, who is the hostess of a cocktail party she invited … Continue reading

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Unique Gifts that Sparkle and Shine

 EVERYTHING THAT GLITTERS THE VIRGINIA SHOPPER LOVES THINGS THAT SPARKLE, starting with the untouchable brilliance of a starry night in rural Virginia. Star Gazing may be the root of this lifelong love of twinkling light, but coming down to earth … Continue reading

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The Charm of Classic Jewelry

Timeless. Classic. Elegant. Sandage Jewelry Designs From Christyl Lee, Guest Shopper Guru: I recently spent some time sorting my jewelry collection, and rediscovered a simple sterling silver cuff bracelet that I bought when I was thirteen.  Nothing about this bracelet … Continue reading

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The Virginia Shopper Struck by Pineapple Power

 Lately there have been big ole storms in our area and The VIRGINIA SHOPPER could not prowl but had plenty of time to daydream.  Gazing at the beautifully shaped pineapple on the kitchen counter not only made the time go … Continue reading

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Conch Shell Memories

THE VIRGINIA SHOPPER’S PIK O’ THE MONTH –  A STERLING SILVER CONCH SHELL CHARM I know – it’s such a little thing to earn a big title.   But to me, this perfectly detailed sterling silver Conch Shell Charm featured … Continue reading

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