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What’s New on Nantucket, August 2017

Back on Old South Wharf According to Coco Chanel, “A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls”— jewelry designer Jackie Robinson is happy to oblige. Robinson’s magnificent jewelry designs focus on these gems of the sea, in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors: South Sea, Tahitian, Japanese Akyoa, and …

Pam drilling pearls

The Art of Pearls

Art is the focus during October on Nantucket, and in the G.S. Hill Gallery at 40 Straight Wharf, the spectacular paintings of island artist Gregory S. HIll hang next to displays of wearable art by the Nantucket Pearl Company. Collaborating with jewelry designer Pam Freitus, Judi Hill opened the Nantucket …

Gems of the Sea

Staff Picks & Insider Tips This year, jewelry fashion on Nantucket has been all about pearls. We spent the whole summer oohing and ahhing – and groaning, too – over this season’s pearl selection. We found that not all of the Nantucket jewelers who specialize in pearls are created equal. …

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Pearls at G.S. Hill Gallery

by Sarah McNamara While many know the G.S. Hill Gallery and Hill’s of Nantucket for their paintings by talented artist Greg Hill and their wonderful collection of Nantucket gifts, some may not know that in the past three years they have  become a competitive source for pearl jewelry on the …