Going to the mall is one of Tucson's favorite entertainment activities, especially in the summer when it's just too hot to do anything outside. People relax and socialize in a cool, air-conditioned environment while getting their shopping and dining accomplished. Park Place, or Park Mall, on Broadway is no exception; in fact it's getting more popular since its recent face-lift. Several stores have been added, and more are on the way, so check back during your next visit.
For more than 20 years, Marcopa has not only sold diamonds, it has educated customers on buying and selling in this highly complex and competitive diamond market. Not limited to diamonds, the store features a wide range of fine jewelry, as well as precious stones and custom designs. Wedding bands for that special day in your life are available, too. And you certainly can't go wrong with a diamond!
This fine leather store in the artsy Plaza Palomino shopping district has been making exquisite one-of-a-kind items since 1972. The purses, handbags and wallets on display show all the signs of excellent craftsmanship. In-house craftsmen make most products on the premises, and customers can actually see and hear them working. This is a great place for gifts and souvenirs and you may stay and browse at your heart's delight without any obligation to buy.
As one of the finest collections of jewelry and apparel in Tucson, Beth Friedman has been selling quality products. Many of her best clients are folks from out of town. She works with several Southwest Native American silversmiths and artisans to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind jewelry and clothing.
Touch of Turquoise has been dealing in Native American art and jewelry since the 60s; so you can count on their expertise regarding quality and authenticity of their products. Check out the handmade jewelry, pottery, basketry and sand paintings, all perfect souvenirs and gifts for your beloved at home. The artist/owner, who works out of her home, also carries the works of well-known artists for the serious collector.
Rochelle K is not just one of the best places for women's apparel in the city, it's also an upscale art gallery. Located in Casas Adobes Plaza, Rochelle K carries a selection of paintings and jewelry by local artists and a wide range of international jewelry and accessories. The store is especially known for its high-quality products from Europe-a place for ladies with a taste for the distinguished and unique.
Focusing on original art of the Southwest, Venture Fine Arts Gallery on Tucson's East Side at Trail Dust Town offers a good selection of bronzes focusing on Native American and cowboy lore, quite appropriate to its Western surroundings, as well as oils and watercolors with wildlife themes. Most of the artists showcased here are local Tucsonans. A good selection of small jewelry and gifts is also available.
As all art lovers know, a beautiful painting becomes even more beautiful when enhanced with a proper frame. You can be sure to get expert advice on framing at Mo's Gallery & Fine Framing, whether you purchased your painting from here or brought your own. Tucson artist Mo spends considerable time scouting for promising artists both in the U.S. and Europe making sure his gallery features a good mix of Southwest, traditional and contemporary art.
It's the unique contemporary gold and gemstone designer jewelry that makes this gallery worth visiting. Located in the upscale River Center shopping and dining plaza on Tucson's east side, Newman's showcases porcelain and jewelry boxes of remarkable beauty, as well as various wood carvings. Owners Ken and Barbara Newman owner work with their own regional artists exclusively, and hope to include paintings in their collection some time soon.
This is the place to visit if you are looking for high quality American Indian art. Owners Kent and Laurie McManis know all the artists they are dealing with, and they don't just sell; they educate you about their products. Whether it's Navajo sand paintings, Zuni fetishes, Pueblo jewelry, Hopi kachinas, or Tohono O'odham basketry, you can be assured of quality here. It's the perfect place to find a souvenir of the Southwest.
One of the most popular shopping centers in Tucson's northwest,
Casas Adobes features a wide range of shopping and dining facilities, but most prominently premier imports and design stores. It is also known in Tucson's artist community for its ...
When Tucsonans say they're going to "The Mall", they don't
mean the strip mall down at the corner. Rather, they're referring to the biggest shopping center in the city, with more than 200 specialty stores, a large food court ...
This boutique in the Catalina Foothills features a different line
of clothing, and a pleasant decor in lively colors, something you're not likely to find in a department store. For 18 years, Judi and Jennifer have sold contemporary fashions, ...