86 South Bay Accent GUIDE Holiday PRESEASON Shopping and Home Decor Annieglass. 110 Cooper St., Suite 100F, Santa Cruz, 831/427-4260 and 310 Harvest Drive, Watsonville, 831/761-2041 ext. 21, www.anniglass. com. Since 1983, Annieglass, handcrafted glass tableware, has been produced in Santa Cruz County by award-winning artist Ann Morhauser and her team of artisans. Sold by luxury retailers worldwide, Morhauser’s imaginatively shaped, sculptural designs offer the elegant mix of glass with lush 24-karat gold and platinum. A favorite with celebrities and restaurateurs, Annieglass is also durable, chip-resistant and dishwasher safe— practical as it is beautiful. This stunning tableware is available at local outlets, where Annieglass collectors and admirers can also find artisan-selected jewelry and gifts for the home. Shoppers are always welcome to visit the Annieglass store in Santa Cruz, or enjoy weekend tours and wine tasting in the Watsonville studio. BK Collections. 342 State St., Los Altos, 650/948- 0198. www.bkcollectionslosaltos.com. Years of experienced and selective purchasing have given BK Collections the reputation of being a uniquely different gift and jewelry shop. Just in time for the holidays, the store is filled with exciting collections from Christopher Radko (hand-blown glass ornaments, snow globes), Krinkles by Patience Brewster, German nutcrackers, Firefly Jewelry, Silver Seasons and Table Arts. Many museum stores carry BK’s own line of jewelry designed with semi-precious and jade stones (visit www. JadeCandy.com). The store also features Annieglass by Santa Cruz artist Ann Morhauser and Michael Aram tableware from New York. Mustsee works are the museum-quality Tang and Ming terra-cotta sculptures dating back to 200 B.C. Owner Belinda Chung and her friendly staff offer personal and knowledgeable service in a welcoming setting that’s truly a shopper’s delight. California Stools, Bars and Dinettes. 1272 S. Bascom Ave., San Jose, 408/294-7353; 930 El Camino Real, San Carlos, 650/591-3900; 571 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill, 925/825-6888. www. castoolsbarsdinettes.com. Do your holiday shopping in style by replacing your outdated dining set, pub table or bar stools with beautiful new ones from this locally owned business, offering the largest selection of bar stools and dining sets in Northern California. Just in time for the holiday party season, give your home an upgrade that both guests and family are sure to enjoy. For more than 30 years, customers have relied on excellent service, friendly expertise, great prices and fast, convenient delivery at California Stools, Bars and Dinettes, where the motto is “Quality You Can Afford.” ADD SPARKLE TO THE SEASON WITH THESE GREAT IDEAS FOR GIFTS, GETAWAYS, ENTERTAINMENT AND MORE.
South Bay Accent - Oct/Nov 2014
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