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Original Paintings by Andrew Thornton for #MerMay

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Original Paintings by Andrew Thornton for #MerMay

There's been a lot going on here at Allegory Gallery, and if you follow us on social media, you couldn't be blamed for missing some posts here and there! But, we wanted to make sure you were up to date with the artwork that Andrew's been making for MerMay! You can see everything available for MerMay in the online store, but we wanted to highlight some of Andrew's works here for you.  This is The Rock Stacker, and the original has sold, but we are still offering prints in the online store, and a portion of each sale will go...

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We Are Reopening this Friday (May 15th)!

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We Are Reopening this Friday (May 15th)!

Hello Everyone! We've spoken internally about what we plan to do for the soft re-opening (starting this Friday), and these are the guidelines we've settled on: 1) We will be open our normal pre-COVID-19 operating hours. We feel that since we are a small business that never has many people in the store at any one time, our risk and your risk (should you chose to shop with us) is minimized. Plus, being there during our normal hours will help us to base our shipping and deliveries, once-again, from the store instead of our home. 2) We do ask that...

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Great New Jewelry!

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Great New Jewelry!
We don't normally put new jewelry pieces in the online store, as we usually like to have them in the physical store so that people can see, feel, and experience them in person. But these times call for different measures. We've uploaded eight of Andrew's latest necklaces into the online store, with more to come!

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New Green Girl Studios for MerMay!

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New Green Girl Studios for MerMay!

MerMay was originally launched as a way to engage and challenge artists to create mermaid-themed artwork for the entire month of May. But it's also a celebration of all things mermaid and is a wonderful way to celebrate the start of summer. We decided to add some pieces from Green Girl Studios. Not familiar with Green Girl Studios? They are a metalsmith-based company based out of Asheville, NC. It is owned and operated by Greg Ogden and Cynthia Thornton. (Cynthia is Andrew's sister, if you were wondering.) Green Girl Studios produces fine pewter, sterling silver, bronze, and shibuichi (a copper...

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It's MerMay!

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It's MerMay!

We're not sure if you've heard the news, but it's MerMay! Not sure what that is? Well, it's the magical time of year when all the mermaids come out of hiding! If you'd like to see more information about what this movement is really about, we hope you'll check out www.mermay.com. And, if you're looking for great mermaid-related items, we hope you'll check out our new website! We've started by adding some great 3" x 3" mini acrylic paintings by our friend, Todd Beisel. Through the month of May, we'll be adding more mermaid items, and we hope you'll find something to...

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