Downtown Hamilton offers shoppers chance to buy unique items
By Laura Leavitt
Downtown Hamilton is abloom with new shops and restaurants these days; whether you explore Main Street on the west side of the river or cross the bridge to wander High Street you’ll find impressive public art as you browse for beauty, style, comfort and coziness.
Known for its treasured gifts, home decor and clothing, Sara’s House boasts a variety of completely unique handmade lamps made of salvaged items. Equipped with Edison bulbs they are sure to light up your room. 254 High St. Lamps range in size and are priced $85-$475.
Petals & Wicks
Have you experienced a “candle pour”? Part shopping, part arts-and-crafts, you will make a candle with a customized scent that is all your own. 119 Main St. Candles range in sizes and prices from $16-$38.
From cosmetics to body butter you’ll find the wonderful scents, sudsy comforts and pampering products, all handmade by lahVdah’s owner using all-natural ingredients. 408 Main St. Products range in price, generally falling between $5 and $35.
Made to Love
The goods sold at Made to Love are sustainably sourced, fair-trade items and the sales benefit artisans in Haiti. The supple leather bags are beautiful while holding the story of the hands that made them and unique, handmade jewelry creates a conversation. 6 S. Second St. Clothing items, jewelry and bags range from $15-$75.