Best of Boston

2009 Best Jewelry Repair, Affordable

The Pear Tree

While Grandma’s pearls might merit the $70 restringing fee a jeweler would charge, this bead shop’s trinket techs will fix just-for-fun pieces on the cheap and on the double. Pay $11 to have that busted turquoise necklace put back together, and you’ll still have plenty of cash left for…more great junk jewelry!

1298 Beacon St., Brookline, 617-277-9330,