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About Us

SHELTER is a contemporary shop for meaningful and distinctive fine jewelry. Amplifying underrepresented designers, prioritizing independent makers, and carefully selecting uncommon and captivating finds, Shelter’s distinctive offering invites customers to discover something new and meaningful with every visit.

We are located at 1258 5th Street NE, Washington DC 20002. 
We hope you'll stop in and say hello.


About Mallory Shelter

Mallory is the founder of Shelter, a well-loved jewelry boutique in Washington D.C. She is best known for her custom design offerings including one of a kind engagement rings, wedding bands, and heirloom redesigns.

Her work has been featured in Martha Stewart, Southern Living, Refinery 29, The Washington Post, and more. 

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Who We Are

Our team is made up of jewelry lovers who are eager to help our customers find the perfect piece - whether it’s one of our custom engagement rings, a handmade piece to mark a special occasion, a staple item to add to your collection. 

We support the work of over 30 independent jewelry brands. When you purchase a piece from our shop, not only are you supporting our small business, but you are also supporting the artists who make each of the pieces we carry with dedication and care. We are honored to carry the work of these artists, and proud to offer our customers a unique selection of fine jewelry that will turn into future heirlooms.


Causes We Care About

At SHELTER, we believe in supporting our larger community and organizations that work to further causes important to us.. We're proud to support the following organizations on an ongoing basis:

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