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Christiansted National Historic Site

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The island of St. Croix offers some amazing locally made products. Both locals and visitors enjoy shopping for beautiful handcrafted jewelry made made in precious metals by local artisans. But, St. Croix also offers locally distilled rum, homemade spice blends and teas, local honey, and a myriad of handmade bath and body products. Find books written by resident authors at our local bookstores and vendor booths, and peruse a wide range of local art in galleries, studios and shops. Whatever your heart desires, you can find souvenirs and goods handmade made right here on our beautiful island. Thank you for supporting St. Croix’s island community by shopping for locally made products.

St. Croix Fashion February

St. Croix Fashion February
St. Croix is full of talented artists, designers, jewelers, and craftspeople. While many annual events are designed to showcase local artisans, those in the fashion industry tend to be overlooked…but, that’s about » read more » 

Reviving Frederiksted

Reviving Frederiksted
One of only two towns on St. Croix, Frederiksted has been the site of several historical events that have shaped the history and culture of the island. While the streets are lined » read more » 

Christmas Time on St. Croix

Christmas Time on St. Croix
While images of cerulean blue Caribbean waters and palm tree-lined beaches may not spring to mind when you think of Christmas, St. Croix is a wondrous place to spend the holidays. Starting the » read more » 

Pop-Ups on St. Croix

Pop-Ups on St. Croix
The “pop-up” revolution is happening across the globe, and the island of St. Croix is embracing the concept. What is a “pop-up”? A pop-up is basically a temporary venue for a business. From retailers » read more » 

Clean Silver Jewelry in Five Easy Ways

Clean Silver Jewelry in Five Easy Ways
We love our handmade jewelry here on St. Croix! If you look around you will find most women wearing stacks of bracelets, not to mention rings, earrings, and necklaces. But, it’s not just the » read more » 

Find the Perfect St. Croix Keepsake

Find the Perfect St. Croix Keepsake
While many would agree that St. Croix is a pretty unforgettable place, most who travel here will leave with some sort of souvenir to remind them of their time on the island. From » read more » 

Nourish Your Skin with itiba Island Botanicals

Nourish Your Skin with itiba Island Botanicals
The island of St. Croix offers incredible inspiration to many artisans, with it’s turquoise waters, tropical flora and diverse culture. However, few people are able to capture the essence of the island » read more » 

Shop in Unique Boutiques

Shop in Unique Boutiques
There is a shift happening on a global level to support local businesses, and here on St. Croix the majority of businesses are locally owned and operated. The lack of chain stores found » read more » 

Shop the Christiansted Antiques & Collectibles Fair

Shop the Christiansted Antiques & Collectibles Fair
Christiansted, St. Croix is a picturesque waterfront town who’s beautiful historic buildings house custom jewelers, art galleries, tour operators, boutiques, restaurants, and other local businesses. Twice a year in Limpricht Park, right » read more » 

Take Advantage of Duty-Free Shopping

Take Advantage of Duty-Free Shopping
Those of you who have been to St. Croix can attest that it truly is America’s paradise. Visitors come to enjoy the sun, the sandy beaches, and the turquoise Caribbean waters the » read more » 

Show your love of St. Croix with a Crucian Bracelet

Show your love of St. Croix with a Crucian Bracelet
While it is generally known the world over that women love jewelry, that has never been more obvious to me than here on St. Croix.  While I am accustomed to seeing women » read more » 

St. Croix Gift Giving Guide

St. Croix Gift Giving Guide
Spending the holidays on St. Croix or looking for a souvenir to bring back as a gift for someone special? Here are our picks for great gifts! If you are looking for something » read more » 

The Wonders of St. Croix

The Wonders of St. Croix
A few years ago, I was in a meeting with the owners and management of St. Croix’s hotels and tour operators.  We were given an advanced copy of a new brochure that » read more » 

Christiansted Antiques and Collectibles Fair

Christiansted Antiques and Collectibles Fair
Join the Christiansted Community Alliance and shop local at the Christiansted Antiques and Collectibles Fair.  This event is held twice a year, in Spring and Fall,  in the heart of downtown Christiansted » read more » 

Benefit Shopping…Shop for a Cause!

Benefit Shopping…Shop for a Cause!
One of the many things to love about St. Croix is how involved the community is with local charities, foundations and causes. While donations are always welcome, as are volunteers, another way » read more » 

Fun Fashion at From The Gecko

Fun Fashion at From The Gecko
Every day on my way to work, I walk by From The Gecko boutique and drool over the pretty dresses and tops in the window- it’s a challenge to not run in » read more »