Holiday gifts for the arts lover
HEAD FOR A GALLERY A number of art galleries in our region are home to a wide variety of artists and sell items ranging from pottery and jewelry to paintings ... the work of 35 potters, hand-blown glass, metal sculptures, wearable art and jewelry.
Upcoming auction could help fill Santa’s sack
ceramics and pottery in Three Rivers‘ 2012 close-out. Along with a selection of perfume bottles in various shapes, sizes and colors, the sale includes a large group of Nippon China vases, chocolate pots, bowls and other often hard-to-find pieces.
Travel Picks: Top 10 New Year favorites
Japan The Japanese New Year (Oshogatsu ... and smash plates, glasses, vases and other pottery against the ground to drive away bad spirits. 10. Chile The citizens of Chile have developed a range of traditions to bring them luck and help make ...
Dancer from local Jefferson academy wins silver in Germany
Other countries represented included Canada, Russia, Japan, South Africa and Australia ... "They have toys made out of wood, pottery and glass, hand-made items. Everything was just so beautiful." Hellar said the dancers, who spoke their native languages ...
Foreign firms seek retail therapy in Australia
Japan's Uniqlo 9983.T> and U.S. youth label Hollister are ... THE ROAD TO OZ Next up is Williams-Sonoma, the owner of furniture chain Pottery Barn, a brand that Australians recognize through namechecks on TV shows like "Friends."
Joliet gallery displaying several local artists’ work
Her vibrant colors come from bits of stained glass, not from dyes ... Anne Maraviglia will display her pottery and sculpture pieces. Her work is a great example of “East Meets West.” Maraviglia studied and worked in Japan as well as on the Illinois ...