Announcing O&P’s Newest Venture: Maiden South

As you may have already gathered from social media, I have an exciting announcement to finally officially make: my friend Jessica Grace and I are opening a shop together in downtown Bainbridge!

Maiden South: Quality Crafted Goods in Downtown Bainbridge, Georgia

It’s called Maiden South (say it out loud… get it?) and as the tag line states, we will feature quality crafted goods, along with some of our favorite vintage items.  We just launched our brand-spanking new website this week, and I am so excited I could burst.  I suppose I have it in my blood.  My grandfather started his own little shop in Bristol, Florida after he got back from World War II.

Bristol Novelty Shop | Oysters & Pearls

Conveniently, his last name was also Bristol.  And although we won’t be selling the same things he did, it will still be a shop full of novelties of sorts.

We had a little picnic to celebrate our venture together, and my sister Anna Jo took some really great pictures.  I thought I would share a few of them with you today, then continue to shamelessly plug ask you to head on over to our new Maiden South website and check out the rest.

Maiden South Summer Picnic | Oysters & Pearls Maiden South, Featuring Julie Guyot and Heartwood Forge | Oysters & Pearls Maiden South, Featuring The Refinery Candles | Oysters & Pearls Maiden South, Featuring Anhaica Bag Works | Oysters & Pearls Maiden South: Quality Crafted Goods in Downtown Bainbridge | Oysters & Pearls Maiden South Maidens | Oysters & Pearls Maiden South Maidens: Jessica Grace and Natalie | Oysters & Pearls

Cheers to new adventures, friends, the handmade economy, shopping locally and shopping at small businesses, Maiden South, and the weekend!

Maiden South  | Oysters & Pearls

Photo Credits: Anna Jo Bristol
Styling: Jessica Grace Allen

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You’ll be able to purchase items from these makers, along with many more, at Maiden South this Fall!

snack bowl (Julie Guyot)
candle (The Refinery)
bag (Anhaica Bag Works)
orange necklace (Knot and Bow Designs)
gold cuff (Christina Jervey Jewelry)
linen top (Thimble and Acorn)
knife (Heartwood Forge)
serving tray (Natalie – Maiden South)
cheese (Sweet Grass Dairy)

You may also like:
Southern Makers: The Refinery
Southern Makers: Heartwood Forge
Southern Makers: Anhaica Bag Works
Southern Makers: Julie Guyot
Southern Makers: Knot and Bow Designs
Southern Makers Series
Sweet Grass Dairy Cheese Making Class

Now go check out our website!

And thank you all from the bottom of my heart for supporting me and supporting these artisans.  Y’all are the very, very best!

Until Next Time

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8 thoughts on “Announcing O&P’s Newest Venture: Maiden South

  1. Jim McClellan

    Woohoo!!! Congratulations!! You’ve already done a wonderful job of scouting out, photographing and describing great local products. Opening a store is practically a public service at this point. I predict great success and lots of fun. How exciting!!

  2. Sandy Malone

    YAY! Welcome to Bainbridge retail! Look forward to having you on the team! Hope Olive Grove and Maiden South can partner up on some displays and such……..

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