By Devon Hanley, OnMilwaukee Contributor   Published Dec 13, 2018 at 4:01 PM

Milwaukee is filled with hidden retail gems boasting unique collections of housewares, clothing, jewelry and one-of-a-kind gift items. In this series, we’re highlighting some of the best of the bunch and giving you all the information you need to shop smarter while supporting local artisans and business owners.

2534 S Kinnickinnic Ave
(414) 312-7188
Social media: shopursa

Ursa, a lifestyle boutique located in Bay View, offers a variety of products including home goods, plants, jewelry, men and women's apparel, and more. It also created its own apothecary line which is sold in store and at various shops across the Midwest. Owner Emily Kopplin handpicks the home goods and greenery the boutique carries. Plus, located directly across from the Bay View library, its floor-to-ceiling windows are sure to bring in both sunshine and smiling faces. 

Find unique gifts for: Your friend who enjoys handmade jewelry or is into burning sage/incense in their home.

Treat yourself to: A homemade candle to fill your home with the aroma of relaxation.

Here are just a few items of the items you can find at Ursa:

Handmade ceramics

Self-care products


Home decor (like this mobile)


Air plants, sage bundles, incense and more