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Spotlight On Business: The Celtic Shop

The Celtic Shop is at 308 Nutt St., Wilmington and is open from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.
For details, call 910-763-1990. The store faces the rear parking lot, which is free for customers parking of the Cotton Exchange.

By: Candace Lookingbill
Staff Writer

WILMINGTON – ‘May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back …’ the beginning of an Irish blessing, whether you have an Irish heritage or you become Irish on March 17 there is something for everyone at The Celtic Shop. The store is located in historic downtown Wilmington in The Cotton Exchange. Owner Lauren Lambert will be there to help you through the shopping experience. There is a wide variety of authentic Celtic items such as tartans, Irish wedding rings, and jewelry of all kinds, rosaries, books for all ages, steins, mugs and musical selections on CDs. Also available are items to decorate your home inside and out.
There are signs that will display your love of the Irish, family maps and flags, plaques and signage that display a traditional Irish blessing and countless other sayings that will provide a thought or a laugh. Recently added to the store are Celtic dog collars and leashes, also available are games for children and adults, puzzles and so much more.
The Celtic Shop offers many items that all those with Celtic heritage will find instantly recognizable.  Various tartans, the familiar Irish Wedding Rings, rosaries, and a plethora of Celtic style musical selections are amassed in this wonderful shop Music is known for its ability to transmit culture from generation to generation.  Celtic style music is especially recognizable and instantly conjures visions of the beautiful Irish, Scottish and Welsh countryside.  The Celtic Shop provides their patrons with a wondrous selection of classic and contemporary Celtic albums that you will want to play in your car, in the home, and at work.  “The music is a major draw for many customers,” says Lambert. There is always something delightful playing in the shop and you can browse their huge selection of Holiday songs, Pub Songs, bagpipe music and more.  If you have not already fallen in love with Celtic music, you will. Celtic style Holiday Music is beautiful and warm, a must have for anyone to play in their home throughout this holiday season.  Another main attraction for many of the Celtic Shops customers would be the large selection of Celtic Jewelry that they have in stock.  They feature beautiful Irish rings, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, rosaries and much more.  When it comes to decorating the house the Celtic Shop can help you to surround yourself with good luck.  The Luck of the Irish is available from the Celtic Shop for you to take to your home with so many great items covered in clovers! They offer many great décor items that can display your Celtic pride inside and outside of your home.  Display your homes address on a sign with a large clover or Irish wedding ring to make it stand out.  They have a plethora of signage perfect to display around the home or office.  Family maps, flags, and virtually anything you can imagine emblazoned with a traditional Irish blessing or saying that will provoke heartfelt thoughts and laughter.  In addition to everything else they sell in the Celtic Shop there is an abundance of great games perfect for both kids and adults.  They have traditional Irish and Scottish board games, puzzles displaying the beautiful scenery and Celtic designs, paper dolls and plenty of card games.  They even carry a large selection of Celtic books.  They have everything from children’s books to genealogy books so be prepared to add a few more great finds to the coffee table.  Everyone has a genuine interest in their own family history and genealogy books are the way to start tracking down and pinpointing where your family name originated. If you want to display your love for your Celtic heritage on your person then look no further than the Celtic Shop’s massive selection of awesome shirts and apparel.  You will also find a variety of great Celtic flavors at the Celtic Shop with their selection of foods and teas. 
So whether you are of Irish, Scottish or Welsh decent or just want some luck of the Irish, The Celtic Shop is the place to visit, stop by to browse and shop the items they have to offer. You will not be disappointed. The Celtic Shop is at 308 Nutt St., Wilmington and is open from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. For details, call 910-763-1990. The store faces the rear parking lot, which is free for customers parking of the Cotton Exchange.