Abracadabra Jewelry Events, Donations & In The News
Check out the article "Same-sex Wedding Expo Partners With Inclusive Vendors" up on pridesource.com. "When someone walks into our store, we aim to create an environment that's welcoming to everyone... in choosing the perfect piece of jewelry for their special occasion." - Pippa
View the full article here!
Win this sterling silver and diamond bracelet from us at the sixth annual Ultimate LGBT Wedding & Anniversary Expo, March 20th, at MotorCity Casino Hotel!
Check out the PrideSource article here for more prizes!
Join the Abra Crew for the sixth annual Ultimate LGBT Wedding & Anniversary Expo, March 20th, at MotorCity Casino Hotel! A day full of fabulous food, fashion, entertainment and $25,000 in door prizes!
View event details here!
For the first time ever, we're opening up our Abra vault to YOU! We're bringing out all our Abra jewels for a two day event this January 22nd & 23rd! Don't miss the first annual Abra Vault Sale - with savings too good to pass up!
View event details here!
12 days - 12 chances to WIN! Starting December 13th, we will be hiding FREE Abra gifts in 12 local Ann Arbor shops (one each day) for you to find! Each day we will post a riddle on our social media leading you to the daily location to claim your winnings! Each winner will also have the honor of choosing one local non-profit that we will make a donation to this holiday season on their behalf!
View the clues, rules and event details here!
Midnight Madness is Friday, December 4th and you know what else that means?!... It's also our second annual Ugly Sweater Party! Please stop by for a hysterical evening and maybe you will win the ugliest sweater prize!
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Midnight Madness is a holiday tradition downtown Ann Arbor! Please join the Abra Crew Friday, December 4th for a fun filled evening of shopping, entertainment and surprises!
View the full list of participating businesses & entertainment here!
Small Business Saturday is Saturday, November 28th! Stop by for complimentary hors d'oeuvres, refreshments, jewelry cleaning, gift wrapping and personal shopping all day from 11am-6pm!
View our event info here!
Abra's sixth annual Customer Appreciation Party is Friday, November 20th and we can't wait to see all your smiling faces here! There will be fun games and giveaways throughout the evening; including the grand prize of a stunning pair of diamond stud earrings!
View your invitation here!
Yay, football is back! Bring in your Abra Ad from the University of Michigan football program this season & receive 10% off your Abra purchase by chanting "GO BLUE" for good measure!
View the U of M 2015 football schedule here!
Abra is excited to be sponsoring Michigan Radio this September. Listen for us September 14th-27th & check out their site for more Michigan news.
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Abracadabra is proud to sponsor the Summer Classic Film Series at the Michigan Theater again this year! Please join the Abra Crew for Breakfast at Tiffany's September 6th & 8th.
Show info and tickets are available here!
Thanks Current readers for voting us Best Jewelry Store, again! We are extremely honored and thank you all for your love and support. We love our community and are thrilled to be selected in such wonderful company. Congratulations to all the other fantastic community winners too!
View more Reader's Choice categories here!
Gift Cards now available!!! The perfect gift for any Abra fan ;) Contact us here to purchase yours today!
Art Fair is almost here!
This July 15th-18th join us at the Ann Arbor Art Fair. We'll be open late with a booth right in front of the store filled with beautiful jewelry from our very favorite artists!
View Art Fair info here!
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week is June 21st-26th! It's a great opportunity to try as many great Ann Arbor restaurants as you can! View the event information along with the participation locations here!
Ladies Night is Friday, May 15th!
Please join the Abra Crew for the annual Main Street Area Association event in downtown Ann Arbor. We'll be rolling out the red carpet with hors d'oeuvres, refreshments & special offers! We'll be open late, stop by with your girls to have your jewelry cleaned for a sparkling spring.
View the event information here!
The HARC event Dining for Dollars is May 13th!
Join in for a night of festivities at the annual fundraiser to support the care and prevention programs of our community's only HIV/AIDS service organization. Abra has donated an ironwood inlay necklace and gift card to this event!
View the event information here!
The Shelter Association of Washtenaw County is hosting their annual Almost Home event May 11th!
Abra has donated a Toby Pomeroy sterling silver Eclipse necklace and gift card to this event! This special event is a wonderful fundraiser supporting programs to lessen the duration and severity of homelessness.
View the event information here!
The 19th annual Hearts for the Arts Fundraiser is February 28th at 6pm!
Abra has donated these beautiful bead blasted Kelim sterling silver earrings to the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra auction along with an Abra gift card! This special evening benefits the extensive community-wide educational and artistic program that A2SO brings to children.
View the event information here!
Abra is celebrating our 40th anniversary - Join us in the fun!!!
Our 'Celebrate 40 with 40 Gifts' Scavenger Hunt is running from November, 29th (Small Business Saturday) through December 24th, 2014! Check here for your daily clue and chance at winning an Abra Gift Bag hidden in various local Ann Arbor locations each day!!!
Watch a news clip from WDIV Local 4 / ClickOnDetroit here!
Abra is on Etsy!!! We've launched Abracadabra Vault store on Etsy!
As a well established shop, our vault of baubles and gems can get a little crowded. We're looking for loving new homes for them, at great discounts!
Check us out here on Etsy today.
Please join Abra for our first ever Etsy Trunk show!
This Small Business Saturday, November 29th, join us at Abra from 11am-6pm in celebrating all things local! We will be partnering with local Etsy shop Procurio.
Please view more information here.
Abracadabra is now hiring!
We're seeking an enthusiastic, full time sales associate to grow with us. Know someone that would be perfect? Send them our way!
Please email us your resume and why you'd like to join the Abra Crew to email@example.com
Up for bids at the Jackson Symphony Guild's online auction is an Abra gift certificate for a lifetime appraisal on one piece of jewelry. Check it out and bid here.
Abra is holding an exclusive A.Jaffe Designer Event this October 17th & 18th! There's something for everyone at this event. Please join the Abra Crew for a fantastic Sweetest Day weekend of trying fun baubles on and enjoying yummy sweets and treats!
See more event info & RSVP here.
Thank you Current voters for making Abracadabra your favorite jewelry store, again!!! We're so thrilled ;) See all the category favorites here.
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week is coming Sunday June 22nd - Friday 27th!! More information on participating restaurants can be found here.
The Mayor's Green Fair 2014 is Friday June 13th, 2014! Visit Ann Arbor for a fun evening of solar-powered live music, environmental information and hands on activities for the kiddies! Check out more info here.
It's voting time again! If you love Abra, please vote here… even everyday if you love us a lot! ;)
ZapZone fun on Monday February 10th!! Abracadabra donated these Fair Trade Indiri sterling silver earrings to Ann Arbor Youth Chorale for their Silent Auction February 10th, from 6-9pm at ZapZone! Find more information about the event here!
These scene stealing ;) sterling silver and diamond dangle earrings as well as a matching sterling silver diamond necklace (see it here) are up for grabs at this years fabulous Chocolate Crush! Also included in the auction is a gift certificate for a lifetime appraisal on one piece of jewelry. Wild Swan Theater's annual fundraiser is Saturday February 8th ~ find more information on their website and their Facebook page.
Up for auction at Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra's eighteenth annual Hearts for the Arts benefit are these adorable sterling silver Kelim Forget-me-not triple cluster earrings; also included is a gift certificate for a lifetime appraisal on one piece of jewelry. The event is Saturday February 8th, 2014 ~ find out more information here and start bidding on a plethora of great items here!!
~ Bid now on these earrings here!
The Abra Crew is delighted to donate this stunning sterling silver Kelim Oriental Overlay pendant on 17" sterling silver snake chain to Honey Creek Community Schools fundraising event, the Phoenix Rising Gala. The event is Friday February 7th, 2014 at Hathaway's Hideout. Find more information on the event here!
Check out this awesome "Buy Local" music video from Chris Good Music!! The Abra Crew is delighted to have been a part of such a fun community wide collaboration, thanks Chris! Watch it and love it here!
Abra is now featured on the wedding website Borrowed & Blue. They just launched the Ann Arbor Area, view here.
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week is here! Sunday January 12th - Friday 17th, YUM!! More information on participating restaurants can be found here.
Please join the Abra Crew during Midnight Madness Friday December, 6th 2013! Abra will be offering FREE ring cleaning and stone checks for tightness (as always) ;) as well as amazing discounts and treats throughout the evening! Abracadabra, along with other downtown Ann Arbor stores, will be open December 6th until Midnight! Read more about Midnight Madness 2013 here.
Come one, come all!! We are so thrilled to have such amazing customers, friends and family ~ that's why we're celebrating.. YOU!! Please stop by Abracadabra Friday November 22nd from 6-9pm for our Customer Appreciation Party 2013. We will have yummy hors d'oeuvres and refreshments from local restaurants and don't forget fun games and prizes. Who doesn't want to win our grand prize of a pair of diamond studs?! View the Evite here for more info!
Abra is proud to donate a gorgeous Dobbs sterling silver woven knot necklace including a lifetime guarantee, as well as a gift certificate for a lifetime appraisal on one piece of jewelry to the Ann Arbor Open's Silent Auction & Holiday Craft Bazaar at 6:00pm on November 22nd, 2013. Find more information on the event here.
Thank you for voting Abracadabra Best Fine Jewelry Store!!! We are so thrilled! Check it out here.
Thanks for nominating Abracadabra for Best Fashion Designer Jewelry, again!!! Please continue to share your wonderful stories and vote EVERYDAY ;) now through September 15th here!
Abracadabra is proud to donate a gorgeous Dobbs sterling silver tree pendant with 17" satellite chain including a lifetime guarantee, as well as a gift certificate for a lifetime appraisal on one piece of jewelry to the Ozone House's for their annual An Evening at the Farmer's Market September 13th, 2013. Find more information on the event here.
Please join Abracadabra at The Ann Arbor Art Fair 2013. The event is a collective of four award-winning art fairs in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan taking place Wednesday July 17th- Friday July 19th from 10am-9pm and Saturday July 20th 10am-6pm. The Fair will be featuring art exhibits, music performances, family activities as well as our fabulous jewelry and gemstones!
Main Street Area's Rolling Sculpture Car Show is downtown Ann Arbor July 12th from 2pm-10pm. Come check it out and read more here.
Thanks Current for voting Abracadabra your favorite jewelry store, again!!! We couldn't be happier ;) See the other category favorites here.
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival is here! June 14th - July 7th, 2013 for events and band lineup find out more here.
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week June 9th-14th, yum!!! Find more info here.
Taste of Ann Arbor is coming!! June 2nd, 2013 from 11am-5pm, for more information click here.
First Annual Ladies Night Out is May 10th! Stop by Abra for refreshments, fun surprises and discounts and don't forget Mother's Day is May 12th! First 500 to visit participating locations receive a free bling ring! Stop in Abra to get yours and click here for other participating retailers.
Up for bids at the 18th Annual Dining for Dollars fundraising dinner, silent auction at Zingerman's Roadhouse May 8th, 2013 are these gorgeous pair of Stainless Steel Fleur-de-lis cuff links. Find more info about the event here.
Abra is proud to donate a beautiful pair of Kelim "Waterfall" sterling silver earrings to The Dispute Resolution Centers' 16th Annual Cornerstone of the Community Fundraiser. There will be a silent auction at the event April 18th, 2013. For more information please click here.
The third annual Same Sex Wedding Expo is Sunday April 7th. There are fantastic giveaways and delicious food. Be one of the first 100 people to RSVP for free tickets here.
Sunday April 7th, join in all the craziness at Festifools downtown Ann Arbor!
One of our very own Abra Crew will be performing this weekend as Myrtle Mae! "Mryt... you got the screwiest uncle in the nuthouse". Get him to the sanitarium Lindsey! Check out the play and/or purchase tickets here.
Abracadabra is happy to support Camp Kesem by donating a gorgeous Sterling Silver Kelim Pendant, Sterling Silver Snake Chain and a free appraisal of one piece to their silent auction Saturday March 16th. Click thru to see the information on the event here and/or to RSVP.
Abracadabra is proud to be donating a lovely pair of Sterling Silver Kelim Earrings and a free lifetime appraisal of one piece to the Stone School Cooperative Nursery Spring Raffle April 24th, 2013. Click thru to see the information on the event here.
Thank you everyone for loving us on Yelp! Read the stories here and please continue to tell your thoughtful stories too!
Thank you for loving us on Wedding Wire! Check out our wonderful reviews here and please continue to tell your stories too!
Abracadabra is a proud member of the Ann Arbor Main Street Area Association. We are a group of local businesses, organizations and individuals committed to preserving the history as well as the long term success and vitality of downtown Ann Arbor.
Shop Small with Abra this Saturday November 24th, 2012 for the 3rd annual Small Business Saturday!! Between Black Friday (which Abra will also be open for on November 23rd from 11am-8pm) and Cyber Monday (Abra will be closed.. but our website is always open!) is Small Business Saturday; a day dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide and the customers who shop locally.
American Express gives $25 cash back to card members when you spend $25 or more at participating small businesses like Abra. We will be open from 11am-6pm and will be offering in-store offers and discounts. Don't forget to pre-enroll your American Express card and Shop Small! Please find more information here.
Please join Abracadabra during Midnight Madness on Friday November 30th, 2012! Abra will offer FREE ring cleaning and stone checks (as always) ;) as well as amazing discounts, yummy snacks and surprise gifts throughout the evening! Abracadabra, along with other downtown Ann Arbor stores, will be open November 30th until Midnight! Read more about Midnight Madness 2012 here.
Abracadabra will be hosting a Customer Appreciation Party Friday November 16th, 2012 from 6-9pm. A fun celebration in honor of you with refreshments, hors d'oeuvres, a scavenger hunt and prizes!! Please view our invitation here. We hope to see you all there!!
Abracadabra is proud to have been voted Current's Reader's Choice Best Jewelry Store 2012!! Thanks to all our fans for voting for us!
Thanks for nominating Abracadabra for Best Fashion Designer Jewelry!! We loved reading all the glowing reviews and sweet stories here and are extremely proud to have been voted in the top 4 in Michigan for 2012. Thanks again!
Please join Abracadabra at The Ann Arbor Art Fair 2012. The event is a collective of four award-winning art fairs in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan taking place Wednesday July 18th- Friday July 20th from 10am-9pm and Saturday July 21st 10am-6pm. The Fair will be featuring art exhibits, music performances, family activities as well as our fabulous jewelry and gemstones!
Abracadabra is donating a Madagascar Apatite and $100 off a custom design or a free lifetime appraisal to Grillin' for Food Gatherers 2012. The event is Sunday June 10th from 3-8pm and tickets are available here or at the door. Proceeds enable Food Gatherers to distribute 5 million pounds of food annually!
Pridesource has put together a list of unique items for that special person in your life featuring Chris Ploof's Mokume, Damascus Steel and Meteorite rings from Abracadabra at the very top of the list! To see more of the unique gift list click here.
The Performance Network's 30th Anniversary Gala gave a spotlight to Ann Arbor Philanthropists and artists (including Abracadabra), on March 24th, 2012; which can be read about here in this La Prensa article.
Thanks to everyone who voted Abracadabra Jewelry Ann Arbor’s Best Custom Jeweler for 2011!
Thanks again for voting Abracadabra Jewelry/Gem Gallery Bride's Choice Award for 2011! Please read our reviews here.
Read this unusual story of a fishing pole finding a new way of life in to one couple's wood inlay birthday ring in this article of Modern Jeweler.
We have donated a 5.30ct cabachon cut Mexican Jelly Opal to Grillin’ For Food Gatherers silent auction. Check it out Sunday, June 12, 2011, 3-8pm - Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road. This community celebration fundraiser picnic that helps fight hunger where we live, is always held the second Sunday in June. Great food from area restaurants, grilled chicken, gourmet sausages, vegetables and delicious desserts.
Thanks to everyone who voted Abracadabra Jewelry Bride's Choice Award for 2010! Please read our reviews here.
Abracadabra honored with the Golden Paintbrush Award for outstanding public art projects in the community with the artistic design solution of the Abra Gate.
The Ann Arbor Journal has written a lovely article in honor of the Golden Paintbrush Award recipients.
Check out our article "Behind the Counter of a Local Jeweler" in the July 2009 issue of The Ann Arbor Chronicle. "You need to do what you are enthusiastic about, that one thing that you love, because then it's not work, it's just what you do." -Steven Lesse