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Linen
Hand-embroidered cotton blends, linen and silk tablecloths
from Hong Kong, China and Taiwan are reasonably priced
on St. Thomas. Cloths, in all sizes and shapes, luncheon
sets, napkins and sheets and pillowcases in pastel shades
are the most popular.
Mr. Tablecloth (Main Street) and Omni Linens (Raadet's
Gade) have the largest selections. Ask about items made
with micro-fiber, which is stain-resistant and does not need
ironing.
Crystal, China & Gifts for the Home
The Crystal Shoppe , Main Street & A.H. Riise, has a bou-
tique in A.H. Riise but has two independent shops on Main
Street as well. The A.H. Riise shop features Lladro,
Swarovski, and Waterford crystal. They have a bridal regis-
try. The Main Street shops carry them as well, but they also
stock Hummel, Herend, Rosenthal and Daum lines. The
three shops are within a block of one another so it is easy to
browse.
Scandinavian Center , Havensight Bldg III. Although the
store sells jewelry, the items to look for here are those that
have been imported from the three Scandinavian countries.
Royal Copenhagen, Georg Jensen sterling silver flatware,
jewelry and serving pieces; Orrefors and Bing-Grondahl are
among the most popular names. The new West Indian art
gallery has Diane Artware ceramics as well as jewelry.
Laska Glass Art , Royal Dane Mall. Not crystal here but in-
stead one-of-a-kind blown-glass pieces that are stunning to
look at and would look wonderful in your home or as a gift.
Handblown glass vases, sparkling Murano glass martini
and wine glasses, glass butterflies and hand-beaded jewelry
and pendants are among the items displayed. The owners
teach a beading class at the Ritz Carlton Hotel one night a
week. If you are interested phone
(340) 715-3042.
 
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