Located in Ligonier, PA, Allegory Gallery is part bead store and part art gallery. The shop specializes in jewelry-making supplies from around the world, artisan-made goods, and arts-based classes.
What makes your business one of the best small businesses in your community?
Allegory Gallery is fortunate to be surrounded by a vibrant merchant community, but one of the things that sets this small business apart is that it is more than just a place to purchase things – it is a place to build community and develop long-lasting relationships. Through the weekly programming (in-store and online), Allegory Gallery helps forge friendships and camaraderie through classes, clubs, and kits (that are shipped around the world). It is the mission of Allegory Gallery to help people tell their stories, express their individuality, and own their creativity. The support of loyal customers and patrons allows Allegory Gallery to participate in empowering other entrepreneurs and artists around the world, volunteer their time and expertise to help develop the countywide comprehensive plan, fundraise for nonprofits that promote arts in healing for young people (and their families) facing illness, and support nonprofits that endorse messages of tolerance and inclusiveness.