Shop: Goods to Maintain an Ocean State of Mind

A curated mix of stylish souvenirs


The enchanting coastline and charming towns of Rhode Island leave travelers wishing they could take a little bit of the magic home with them – even if that just means crossing a bridge or ferry ride to us locals. Luckily, those same places serve as inspiration for countless resident artists, makers, boutiques, and small businesses that help visitors do just that. Represented is a mere sampling of goods that capture the essence of summer here, long after Labor Day.

Navy Waves Pillow
Proudly display your love for Block Island with this nautical pillow. A trip to Block Island Trading Company is a browser’s haven stocked with totes, shirts, glassware, and so much more. Shoppers are sure to find something special that’ll keep this little slice of paradise close.

Sand-filled Cocktail Ring
This “five element” organic ring available at JW Graham & Yes! Gallery contains sand gathered at Beavertail State Park in Jamestown. The charming storefront located in the heart of Wickford Village is a shop-small delight, and along with artwork and colorful small luxuries, you’ll find local honey for sale. Wickford, Facebook: JW Graham / Yes! Gallery

Narragansett Shell Earrings
Inside a historic stone building across from the South Kingstown Public Library, discover former Rhody Gem Low Tide Jewelry, a shop/studio selling shoreline finds handcrafted into accessories. Whether for yourself or a friend, these unique pieces are perfect for beach lovers.

Plum Point Candle
Each Narragansett Candle is housed in a glass jar, topped with a bamboo lid, and named after a beloved location in town. Whether it’s Safe Harbor Hibiscus, Kelly Beach Campfire, or The Point Plum, each eco-friendly candle will keep summer memories aflame.*

Cliffwalk Room & Linen Mist
With a custom blend of sea salt and ocean moss, this fragrant mist by Sakonnet Candle Co., named for Newport’s famed walkway, harkens all the feels of a beach day. Spritz whenever your home or linens need a summer reset. The luxe jar and gold spray cap make it too pretty to store away. Tiverton,*

S’mores Patty
Whenever you’re craving a crunchy-gooey sweet but a campfire isn’t in the cards, indulge your sweet tooth with one of Seacoast Sweet’s scrumptious s’more patties. Since its origins in the home kitchen of its founders, the brand has expanded to four mouthwatering flavors that offer a unique and portable way to satisfy your fire pit cravings. Cranston,*

“M” Signal Flag Charm
The nautical alphabet is at the core of Style Newport, a jeweler specializing in pieces with signal flags. Seafaring shoppers will also enjoy other maritime motifs: a compass rose, coordinates with Newport’s latitude and longitude, and pendants made from quahog shells.

The Towers Pendant
Commemorate a visit to this iconic building with a pendant from SunStruck Gift Boutique, a shop along Boston Neck Road named after the Narragansett beach house that belonged to the founder’s grandparents. The shop lives up to its name with a sunny atmosphere, passion-filled owner, and smile-inducing beach-themed goodies. Narragansett,

Rhode Island Stamp Board
The mother and daughter-run boutique Vitamin Sea Co. specializes in handcrafted resin home and lifestyle goods. Their high-quality creations are the perfect way to “take a piece of the Rhode Island shoreline home with you,” as their motto states. Find inside the Perry Mill Building next to the wave statue. Newport,

*Local stockists listed on website



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