Best of Boston

2009 Best Source for artisan jewelry that doesn't look like what your therapist wears


The idea of handcrafts is intriguing; the reality, often ho-hum. Folklorica, however, hones its edge with one-of-a-kind creations by big names (Alexis Bittar, Jane Diaz) and sharp local talent.

61 Union St., Newton Centre, Newton, 617-630-1815,