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The Ring of Roses cabinet vase from Ephraim Faience

Arts & Crafts Gifts

by Patricia Poore on November 16, 2011

in Art + Craft

ABOVE: The Ring of Roses cabinet vase from Ephraim Faience.

Chosen by our editors, a selection of gift-worthy items: Find a present for your own house or for like-minded friends who appreciate unique and artistic items.

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Derby Pottery

Derby Pottery

AESTHETIC BOTANICAL The Diagonal tray straddles two eras: late Victorian and early Arts & Crafts. Diagonal bands divide lifelike leaves on one side and a profusion of flowers on the other. The tray measures 8″ wide and 10″ long. It’s $75. From Derby Pottery, (504) 586-9003, derbypottery.com


Ehrman Tapestry

Ehrman Tapestry

NEAR EAST BEAUTIES These 8″ by 18″ embroidery pillow kits are based on traditional Middle Eastern folk motifs. Each kit includes a pre-shrunk back and front in cotton calico, anchor-stranded cotton thread, a detailed chart, needle, and instructions. They are $88 each. From Ehrman Tapestry, (888) 826-8600, ehrmantapestry.com


Ephraim Faience

Ephraim Faience

GRUEBY AND BURGUNDY The Ring of Roses cabinet vase reflects the spirit and simplicity of early 20th-century Arts & Crafts pottery designs. In an antique green reminiscent of Grueby glaze with burgundy flowers, it’s seasonally appropriate, too. The vase measures 3¾” tall x 4¾” wide. It’s $118. From Ephraim Faience, (888) 704-POTS, ephraimpottery.com


Holton Studio Framemakers

Holton Studio Framemakers

SHADOWS IN PLEIN AIR “Sweeping Shadow” is a plein-air painting in oil by California artist Paul Kratter. The 27½” x 23½” quarter-sawn oak frame is built with flush-through mortise-and-tenon joinery, and finished with a 22-karat gold leaf slip. The framed painting is $3,030; the frame alone, $800. From Holton Studio Framemakers, (510) 450-0350, holtonframes.com


Mettle Works

Mettle Works

CELTIC BELL Leigh Davenport draws inspiration from Celtic design and such luminaries as William Morris, Archibald Knox, and Dard Hunter for her jewelry designs. The bell drop earrings (available with or without enamel) retail for about $90. Contact Mettle Works, (360) 697-1131, leighdavenport.com


Mission Furnishings

Mission Furnishings

POPPY PEN SET Mitchell Andrus inlays the lemonwood and walnut design on the rosewood Poppy Pen Set himself. (The poppy pattern comes from a 1904 Stickley design for furniture.) The set is $59.95 from Mitchell Andrus Studios, (908) 647-7442, missionfurnishings.com


Motawi

Motawi

HOLIDAY TRIO These handmade tiles in festive greens, whites, reds and pinks are perfect for display. The 4″ by 8″ Dard Hunter tree sells for $52. The 6″ square Alhambra geometric tile is $62. The 6″ square Button Basket is $62. All from Motawi, (734) 213-0017, motawi.com


Ragsdale Home Furnishings

Ragsdale Home Furnishings

LIMBERT TRADITION The Prairie Craftsman desk lamp in highly figured quarter-sawn white oak feature real acorns on the pull chains. In fumed dark oak finish, the laps stands 17″ high, with a 12″ deep an 18″ wide shade. The lamp sells for $389. From Ragsdale Home Furnishings, (517) 579-8952, ragsdalehomefurnishings.com


Wolf Art Glass

Wolf Art Glass

CANDIED GLASS Dean Wolf hand-blows glass in an environmentally conscious manner using renewable energy. In a kaleidoscope of colors, his glass ornaments are about 3½” in diameter. They’re $20 to $30 each and come with a silver ornament hanger. From Wolf Art Glass, (512) 553-6245, wolfartglass.com

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1 Lynda November 27, 2011 at 10:17 pm

Hello – I am looking for mission style drink coasters. Can you help. Thank you

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