Quite often, our customers are drawn to the warm, glowing cases of amber jewelry and we are asked, “What exactly is amber”?
Although amber has the appearance of a gemstone, it is actually the fossilized resin of evergreen trees. Generally found along the southern shores of the Baltic Sea, amber is found in lesser amounts [...]
How fun would it be to serve your fancy, signature beverage in one of these darling, little, fish cordials? We think very fun! These are the perfect compliment to any girl’s night soirée or late Summer barbeque with the neighbors. We have even sold them as bud vases and shot glasses.
So, let’s toast to [...]
Two established, Olympia artists come together to make a strong statement in this September’s exhibit.
Marianne Partlow will be introducing her MEXICAN SPRING series in this exhibition. Although we may recognize her lush foliage in deep, bold tones, there is a new, personal feeling in these works. The hot, sunset hues associated with south of the [...]
Did you join us last Spring for Arts Walk? If so, you probably got a glimpse of the twists and tweeks of artist, Colleen Cotey‘s sculpted wire animals. Cotey is a natural at capturing the essence of the wide range of the subjects for pieces she creates, including “Lonesome George”, the last Pinta Island Tortoise. [...]
Seems like everyone has something to say these days. Why not make a statement without saying a word? We just received dozens of these fun, cute and quirky little buttons that will allow you to do just that. Whatever you’re into, there’s no doubt a button for it. Darling critters, flowers, outer space, boats, bikes, [...]
We have been admiring the familiar landmarks and local imagery etched into copper by Olympia artist, Shelley Carr for years. Now, Tacoma General Hospital has an incredible new installation recently completed by Carr, that has been months in the making.
Eight copper “quilts”, depicting everyday life in Tacoma, now wrap two large columns [...]
As you are strolling Olympia’s boardwalk toward Farmer’s Market, or driving down State Street and nearing the 4th Avenue, have you ever caught a glimpse of the revolving selection of public art? Ever wonder why a sculpture was up for months, suddenly gone, then mysteriously replaced by something new? Well, the answer is, the
With Harbor Days and Sand in the City approaching, it’s time to switch things up for a mid-Summer show. This latest show, running now through August 31st, will feature encaustic paintings, raku ceramics, watercolors and serigraphs from regional artists.
Framed into Sherry Buckner‘s serigraphs, are some of our favorite small wonders [...]
Remember how cool it was looking through a kaleidoscope for the first time? Well, it’s still cool and the kaleidoscopes and teleidoscopes we carry are all grown up. Amazingly sharp optics and beautiful hand turned and inlayed wood exteriors make them classy enough to display alongside your other artwork. Keep one on the office desk [...]
Do you know a crazy cat lady? Maybe that’s you! Even if you don’t own a cat, (or do they own us?), you can’t help but chuckle when you look at these grin inspiring pieces from Cynthia Jenkins. Her kooky kittys are all over her mugs, plates, bowls, tiles & spoon rests. Cute enough to [...]