The Indonesian forests suffer greatly from natural calamities and man-made disasters like forest fires, deforestation, volcanoes and careless logging activities. As a result, tons of rich tropical hardwood goes waste. Tropical Salvage is a blessing in disguise! The name of the company literally defines its mission. The company acquires this lumber and with the help of skilful artisans, transforms it creatively into beautiful pieces of art. Two large workshops in Indonesia cater to it and thus, prevent the disappearance of the old brown beauties. Go ahead and support them by purchasing one of the affordable furniture pieces. It is sure to add style to your home.
This is not just another stop on the Sellwood District's "antique row." True antique collectors will not want to miss this shop. Whether you have a child who is into old-time toys or you collect them for yourself, plan to spend hours going through this store's selection. The bright shop also features the usual selection of antiques, from the junky to the rare, high-priced items. If you do not find what you are looking for, an abundance of other antique stores awaits you down the street.
If you love antiques and other elegant pieces from days gone by, a visit to this shop is well worth your time. It carries a vast selection of items for creating the perfect retro home from remodeling in vintage furnishings to installing hard-to-find antique lighting. You will also find an abundance of gift items, including antique toys. The knowledgeable proprietors will answer your questions or help you locate what you need.
16316 Southeast Division Street Portland, OR 97236
Oregon Underwater is already making a splash in Portland. It carries everything from snorkels to wetsuits and gloves to fins. Equipment is also available for rent. The certified staff will teach you all the necessary diving techniques. Use your new-found skills to go on diving tours in the Pacific Northwest or as far as the tropical Caribbean Islands.
3556 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 97214
Another of the wonderful Portland boutiques, this store specializes in romantic looks. From exotic ethnic themes to country florals, even a tomboy can be transformed into a fairy princess here. Voiles and crepes are cut to flatter a woman's figure, and although the styles are hip, the shapes and fabrics are gratefully forgiving. You will also find an interesting assortment of accessories and toiletries from shoes and non-prescription glasses to soaps and candles.
If the sly name does not lure you into this tiny shop, then the incredible selection of designer shoes will. The idea is to offer lines with names like Franco Sarto or David Aaron at much better than average prices. You will find all the latest here, with an emphasis on enduring style and quality. The storefront is just around the corner from the heart of the Hawthorne shopping district. (Hey, you were shopping anyway.) Jewelry, accessories and hosiery are found here as well.
3298 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 97214
When the owners of this shop moved to the Hawthorne area after being located on Woodstock Street for 34 years, the customers followed. It is no wonder since the place boasts an amazing selection of frames and all those years of expertise. While framing is the bulk of its business, this is also the place to find that famous Picasso or Matisse print you have always wanted to hang on your office wall.
Gear up for your next outdoor adventure at Oregon Mountain Community. This outdoor shop carries exceptional quality outdoor clothing brands like The North Face, Royal Robbins, Gramicci and Patagonia. The focus at this outdoor retailer is mountaineering, rock climbing, hiking, backpacking and cross-country skiing gear. You will also find a large inventory of topographic maps and guidebooks. Catering to our canine pals, the store stocks dog packs and other dog gear made by Ruff Wear.
The styles and colors that emerge from the designer's offices at Hanna Andersson are simple, bright and fun. Established in 1983, this Portland-based business is known for importing and selling children's clothing made in Sweden. Now, the business has expanded to include men and women's fashions, shoes and accessories. Happily, the fashions, made with the finest European linens and cotton fibers, still have Scandinavian charm and the appeal of comfort.
Fill all your fine jewelry needs in one convenient location. Browse the unusually elegant designs by the acclaimed Jay C. Raymonds, who can custom-create anything you desire or just the standard, well-cut diamond. With their quality and design, the owners have earned the trust of locals since 1983. Financing is available. While you are visiting this spot in the newly trendy Pearl district, ask for a map of local shops and dining.