Are your shopping juices flowing? Get ready to purchase some handmade gifts for the holidays! Here’s the first installment of our 3rd Annual Gift Guide, featuring items worth $100 and higher.
Calla Lily lariat necklace from Mythos Jewelry could be the perfect gift! Each is hand sculpted from 99.9% pure fine silver, and finished with a white cultured freshwater pearl and sterling chain. Measures 36″ long, and is worn doubled like a scarf, fitting similar to a 16″ necklace. Available in longer or shorter lengths upon request. Yours for $225. Matching earring, rings and bracelets available.
For the art lover on your list, consider this original abstract landscape by Montana “plein air” oil painter Natalie Norrell. This painting is framed and priced at $575.
Sophisticated stoneware, soda fired by artist Wendy Durand titled “Yin Yang” is actually two coordinating pieces 16” x 12” x 4″. The set retails for $250.
Thrill her with sterling silver earrings handcrafted by Angela Colasanti of Plum Blossom Jewelry, $170. Inspired by Queen Anne’s Lace, these domed earrings gracefully adorn the ear. Set on a sterling silver ear post, the overall length is 1.125″. The earrings are packaged in a gift box with prose from the Walking Trail collection.
One-of-a-kind bracelet by Stephanie Rose Long, using authentic American coins with various stones,pearls and crystals. All turquoise is American. This bracelet is size 7, with Kingman turquoise and Indian Head pennies, Swarovski crystals and Buffalo Head nickel clasp, priced at $135.
Delightful Santa sculpture makes the holidays bright. Made of hand carved Cypress Knee, 20″ tall, it is carved and hand painted by artist Kathy Ravenberg. This item is $350. See her whole collection of holiday carvings.
Could this handsome ring made by Classic Titanium be the perfect gift? Carved from aircraft grade titanium and inlaid with stunning 18k hand textured yellow gold, it retails for $309.
Handmade is wonderful, and crocheted with love and care is even better! This ecru cardigan by Elegant Crochets is made with high quality mercerized cotton yarn. Rustic oak tree branch button is a statement maker. Sleeves are kimono style, back is somewhat cropped. One size – retails for $298.
Sparkle the holidays with this stunning swirled concho druzy set in sterling silver with 18K gold accents and white sapphire. Hangs from patinated sterling silver cable neck wire. Pendant is 7/8”, neck wire is 16”. Handmade by Tamra Gentry, $250.
Bring back the nostalgic feeling of a New England Christmas with this original watercolor titled “Mountain Memories” by Kathleen Berry Bergeron. Measures 22″ x 30″ on Arches archival 300 lb paper. Unframed, $995.
Cool and contemporary, this fused dichroic art glass necklace will really be appreciated. “Atomic Duets” measures 2″ x 7/8″ and has an 18″ sterling or vermeil omega chain. Handmade by artist Dolores Barrett, it sells for $240.
Lovely fused glass draped vase, 10″ tall by artist Stacey Phinney is made with reactive glass and silver foil, and would make a wonderful gift. Snap this up at $125.
Argentium silver ring by Dana Evans contains opals from around the world, including a large irregular-shaped Australian fiery blue opal and 5 small Ethiopian 4mm round opals. In between, a detail strip of granulation, all hand-placed and heated until fused. A great modern vibe to an ancient technique. Size 8, it retails for $275.
Terrific gift for the hostess, this set of two black and white porcelain nesting mini-bowls come with a slate cheese board from SimplyNu. Slip-cast bowls are handmade. Vermont slate is salvaged, and comes with chalks to write with. Priced at $135.
This charming jellyfish necklace is inspired by their flowing movements. Measuring a 36 inch drop, it features real pearls and sterling silver with a sterling silver Meeshka signature tag. Retails for $206. Earrings are also available.
Wow! He’d love this forged bronze belt buckle with skull design by Randy McDaniel. Measures 2-1/2″ high by 2-7/8” long. Made for 1-1/2″ wide belt, not included. Solid bronze buckle is made in a 60-ton hydraulic forging press, and has a stainless steel backing. Pick this up for $120.
Give them a personalized pet portrait by artist Debra Keirce, framed for $395. Comes custom framed with outside dimensions of 9.5″ x 11.5″. Acrylic painting is created under a lighted magnifying lens to achieve extreme detail. The image size is 4″x6″.
Check out this original contemporary abstract painting, with a thick impasto texture on a float canvas by artist Zarema Mamedova. Edges are painted in black. Ready to hang. Measures 18″ x 24″, it is your for $175.