Local Specialties

One-of-a-kind items from Amelia Island Artists and Makers

Shrimp Tales:

Small Bites of History

Broadsides by Deborah Kessler

Bright Sky Pottery

Beverly Bowers Jennings shares the fascinating history and stories of shrimping dating back to the 19th century. Travel through the years as Beverly tells about the people she met, the history she learned, and the recipes she discovered. A great addition to your local book collection, and a great gift, too. Order online here.

"Love Poem, with Birds" from Kingsolver's collection of poetry in her book How to Fly: In
Ten Thousand Easy Lessons
, this signed and numbered broadside — one of only 300 —
is available for $65 (while supply lasts). Visit us to see more beautiful letterpress broadsides
available from Deborah Kessler at Story & Song.

Bob and Beverly Combs fire up one-of-a-kind pottery pieces to adorn your home. You'll discover custom glazes with earthy vases, mugs, bowls, serving platters and more. A lovely wedding gift, new home gift, or way to refresh your home.

Amelia Toffee

Lou's Bracelets

Front Porch Beads

Keep on hand for the perfect hostess gift, or for your own pleasure. Many flavors to choose from, all made right here in Fernandina.

Lou Woodward assembles themed bookmarks and boondoggles for your backpack or purse using a mix of beads, ribbons and unique ornaments. Treat yourself or your favorite booklover with this special gift.

Fran Peters leads the Front Porch Beads, a group of dedicated ladies who design and create necklaces, bracelets, earrings and spectacle keepers to support local charities. All unique and beautiful.


Lucy Bryant Greeting Cards

Robin Bruck Tanner Pottery


Steve Leimberg Photography

There's nothing quite like receiving a handwritten note -- and Lucy's note cards are a gift all its own. Her photography features scenes from Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, the beach, sunrises and sunsets, flowers in the garden, butterflies and more. Colorful, framable, and totally Amelia Island!

Since moving to Amelia Island from New York where Robin had a career in making pottery, she's created little gifts that reflect her love of the area. You'll find delightful covered salt bowls, tea bag rests that fit the top of your mug, garlic olive o

Steve Leimberg, an award-winning photographer, is known as the "Bird Man of Amelia Island" because of his interest in and exquisite photos of the birds that call Amelia Island home. You'll find greeting cards and postcards in our selection.


Robyn's Kanzashi Pins

Barbara Booker's Bird Totems


Susan Ziel's Handbags

Robyn Nemes' art takes form in many ways. These hand-crafted Kanzashi pins are made with unique pairings of fabric and antique buttons.  Safe for your clothes with magnetic closure.

We just love these stacked pieces of pottery adorned with quaint birds and little creatures. Barbara combines earthy glazes with delightful characters for these beautiful totems that will cheer up any room or tiny reading nook.

Treat yourself or a favorite friend to a beautiful hand-sewn bag made with combinations of hand-selected fabrics and artful buttons. Susan's pieces turn any outfit into an artful statement!

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Dickie Anderson

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Dickie Anderson is a beloved local columnist, author and artist. Shown here is her special collection of Fernandina stories "From The Porch". Stop in to see her beautiful oil paintings, too and take home a copy of "Historic Homes of Fernandina," a perfect guide to a tour of majestic houses in our quaint downtown..