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Holiday Goodies On The North Fork

By NFRES Staff Writer - November 1, 2017

ADORN HER WRIST
Silversmith Alexa Suess creates unique and intricate pieces from recycled fine metals and Kimberly Certified Diamonds, embracing the Japanese philosophy “wabi sabi,” which embraces imperfections and sees beauty in transience. She describes these constellation bangles as being reminiscent of the otherworldly tendrils of unknown galaxies, these three organic bangles feature a reverse oxidation process that highlights silver’s natural reflective properties and creates a star like texture.
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REST YOUR GLASS
One-of-a-kind Kilim Coasters are the perfect holiday, hostess, and housewarming gifts. Individually cut from hand-woven vintage kilim, each coaster is entirely unique. They stand up to parties, and kids, as the absorbency of wool, combined with a leather backing ensures your coffee table will survive almost any event unscathed. These coasters are made to be used, and will serve as an attractive yet functional conversation piece for years to come.
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MOISTURIZE, NATURALLY
The benefits of natural ingredients bring peace of mind to body and soul. Raw shea butter whipped with The Weathered Barn’s signature essential oil blend of sweet almond oil, safflower oil, lavender, and more, creating an intensive moisturizer with exceptional healing and restorative properties. Handmade and available in 2-ounce to 8-ounce tin, this local product is the perfect addition to both stocking stuffers and your own daily routine.
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TOAST TO THE HOLIDAYS
As an extension of the successful label Oenology, winemaker Alie Shaper offers a pure and refined expression of her sense, style, and taste with As If Wines. The wines are reflective of Shaper’s personal exploration of her past and future journeys. A blend of 60% Cabernet Franc, 25% Petit Verdot, and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, Persistence is described as a daring blending of elderberry, cassis, pomegranate, mocha, toast, black pepper, and cedar.
asifwines.com

ART FOR ALL
With an eye for intricate architecture, artist Kelly Franké specializes in linear landscapes. These charcoal on wood pieces are each unique as the different pieces of wood offer a different backdrop, allowing the canvas to tell a story of its own. From East End boatyards, barns, ships, and water views to bridges, buildings, and city skylines, full size works and gift-worthy 10 by 10-inch pieces make the perfect present for the art lover on your list.
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