Bodie Island tends to cause a lot of confusion, for both the pronunciation of its name as well as its precise location. This small strip of the Outer Banks doesn't get a lot of attention, and most North Carolina visitors simply pass through the area on their way to or from the Hatteras and Ocracoke Island resort towns, or make a quick stop for an up-close-and-personal view of the Bodie Island Lighthouse.
When browsing in this fine jewelry store at the Outer Banks Mall, listen for the chiming of the Howard Miller Heritage floor clock in the front corner of this locally owned and operated shop. The lovely sound sets the tone for the merchandise under the glass, including glistening diamonds and glittering silver or gold pieces. There’s some costume jewelry for sale, but mostly this is where you come for classy watches, earrings, necklaces and bracelets. In addition to the items geared toward weddings, there is also a nice selection for baby christenings and showers. For the ladies, young and not-so-young, there’s a number of jewelry boxes to choose from, including a couple of delightful musical boxes. Other items include glass dolphin figurines, birthstone earrings, candles, picture frames and sunglasses.