About Port Townsend Beach Gems (and me)
This is a home-based business. I produce all my crafts at a work table in a corner of the living room. The company is licensed and registered in the State of Washington. Because I cannot use my home as a full-time retail shop, I sell my items on line, via mail and at craft fairs, or by special appointment (yes, from home if necessary).
I've been a beachcomber & crafter all my life, but it was only after moving to Port Townsend in the summer of 2011 that I became a crafting business person. The beaches of Port Townsend (particularly "Glass Beach") are famous for the amount of beach glass found here. While it's pretty in glass jars on the windowsill, I felt it would be prettier if applied to more useful decorative items.
I've tried to keep prices reasonable, and to do so, I market the products myself. Galleries and shops charge consignment fees up to 50% in Port Townsend and I could not justify doubling my prices. Effective October 1, 2016, however, a large selection of my necklaces and ornaments is available at Fort Worden Gift Shop, 200 Battery Way, Port Townsend. If you're visiting our fair town, drop by the gift shop to see them up close and personal!
If you have questions, need further information or would like to discuss a custom order, I welcome your calls or e-mails.
Port Townsend Beach Gems
Phone: (360) 344-2267