Friday, May 11, 2007

Gift Guide for Mom

Gift ideas for Mom, based on things real Moms like in our shop.

Remember, it's this Sunday! (Or make a note for her birthday...)

(Free delivery anywhere in NYC!)

Pretty painterly teabowls for her desk ($40 ea)
made by Elisa Difeo in VA
Embroidered and crocheted precious metal jewelry ($72-$148)
made by Erica Schlueter in WI
Perfume bottles that are artful yet functional ($$48-$150)
made by Matthew Eskuche in PA
[Available thru Greenjeans Online!]

Distinctive, beautifully-made handbags are timelessly chic
($450. Additional designs available)
made by Wendy Stevens in PA
Luminous dichroic glass jewelry that will light up her face ($65)
made by Susan Pratt-Smith in NH
[Available thru Greenjeans Online!]

For the artistic Mom, handmade natural bristle painting and calligraphy brushes
made by Keith Lebenzon in OR
Warm and lovely, these Raku clay "orb" sculptures will become
one of her favorite things ($35-$125)
made by Jane Kaufmann in NH
Elegant and organic, these silver and gold earrings are stunning ($90)
made by Janice Ho
[Available thru Greenjeans Online!]

A really nice, unfussy jewelry box with dovetailed corners and rubbed finish
($260 as shown. $155-$320)
made by Bill Summers in NH
Fresh placemats and napkins for a brighter breakfast
(napkins $8 ea., placemats $10 ea.)
made by students of Berea College in KY
Shaker peg boards made of solid cherry, great for organizing coats, bags, keys, jewelry... ($10-$45)
made by David Emerson in NH
Colorful porcelain juice cups ($18 ea., 2 for $34)
made by Mary Anne Davis in upstate NY
Glossy glass coasters with sensible rubber feet ($14.50 ea., 2 for $28 for 2)
made by Renato Foti in Toronto

Happy Mother's Day!

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