VIX Emporium | Local Crafts & Artful Gifts
(Closed August 16-25, 2015.)
Regular Hours: Open Tuesday-Friday 11-7, Saturday 10-6.
Closed Sundays & Mondays.
Purveyors of unique gifts for all occasions – jewelry, home wares, pottery, paper goods, art prints, baby gifts, natural bath & body products and much more. Made by independent artists & craftspeople, primarily in the Philadelphia region.
The Emporium is named for its location – “VIX” (with a bar over the V) is the Roman numeral for 5009, our address on Baltimore Avenue.
In the 1940 -60s, this shop was a millinery, or ladies’ hat maker. The space retains its original built-in lighted, mirrored cabinetry from that era, which is pictured as a border for this page. We’ve also collected some surviving hat labels, hat boxes and bags, marked J.M. Grumbine Millinery 5009 Baltimore Ave. West Philadelphia.
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Email email@example.com or call 215.471.7700
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