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Although Beverly Boulevard lost a beloved vintage shop earlier this year, the stretch has scored a new treasure haven in the form of Voiage, an art-filled fine jewelry boutique. The store quietly opened last month next door to Scent Bar in the space formerly occupied by Revival Vintage.
Founded by former Persimmon shopkeep Julie Schroeder, the 800-square-foot boutique stocks a mix of vintage gems and one-of-a-kind jewelry crafted by independent designers both local and global. Just a few stunners in stock include a 14k gold ring decked out with tourmaline for $5,800, dainty fan palm earrings for $110, and a sculptural organic pearl and diamond bracelets for $700;—all artfully showcased in a minimalist-luxe setting with paintings and more high-end artworks.
Shroeder tells us that she selected the centrally-located spot—which is just over a mile away from her old shop's digs—because "it remains one of the only neighborhoods that have these wonderful original buildings from the 1930s and '40s. Most importantly, it's an inspiring mix of long-term independent business owners with an artistic and ultra-chic point of view concerning retail."
Oh, and parking had a hand in her decision too: "[It's] not as much of an issue compared with, let's say, [West] Third Street, where I can never find a spot."
Voiage is open Tuesday through Saturday from 12 to 6pm.