“Gift Emporium” opens on southwest side

Photo courtesy Opal & Ruby Gift Emporium
Photo courtesy Opal & Ruby Gift Emporium

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)  A new boutique opened up on the south west side of town. Opal & Ruby Gift Emporium is at 5215 Illinois Rd. opened Monday with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

For the grand opening, June 16- 21, the shop is offering special deals and give-aways including 10 percent off and a cinda b preview party.

Opal & Ruby carry a variety of brands such as South American Chocolate Company, Lollia, and BloemBox.

According to the company’s blog, Opal & Ruby started with the owners, two sisters, creating a blog post in July 2013 for “questions, answers, thoughts, and ideas” for gifts, recipes, and educational tidbits.

The blog started out as a place to give and get advice on different gift ideas. Then in December 2013, the Opal and Ruby Gift Emporium came to life as part of a showcase for small businesses with the Downtown Improvement District.

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