2014 Heights Holiday Gift Guide: For the person who has it all
Find something for everyone on your list at the many independent merchants in the Heights. Most will gift wrap or ship your items, too. Here are some of our favorite items, for the person who has it all:
Swim Upstream Teak Cutting Board ($36, Revive).
Cleveland Heights Gift Baskets. Choose from the Wine Spot/Mister Brisket Basket, which includes two steaks, a great bottle of wine, cheese, and a wine spot corkscrew; Wine Spot/Restless Coffee Basket; Wine Spot/Big Fun Basket; Wine Spot/City Buddha Basket and Wine Spot/Grog Shop Basket. Can be shipped nationwide. (Prices vary, Wine Spot)
Cast and Hand-forged Steel Bottle Opener. Nothing celebrates Cleveland like opening a bottle of local craft beer with Stephen Yusko’s bottle opener ($72.00, Heights Arts Holiday Store).
Gourd Graces Necklace. Three precious teardops of hand-etched gourd hang gracefully from a sterling silver chain. A necklace like no other, the authenticity of the artisan’s hand can be felt in the warm red hues of each gourd piece ($89.00, Ten Thousand Villages).
A Reiki Class (Level 1, $125.00; Level 2,$150.00; Level 3/Master, $250.00; Loving Hands Yoga and Reiki).
Papier-mâché deer, made with recycled materials ($125.00, Ten Thousand Villages).
Fossil Series: Salurian Shift Glass Vessel by Brent Kee Young, Cleveland Arts Prize-winner and Cleveland Heights resident. The ultimate gift for collectors of regional, museum quality art ($7,200.00, Heights Arts Holiday Store).
A personalized wine tasting at the Wine Spot for groups of four to twelve. Food matched with hand-selected wines from around the world (Prices vary, Wine Spot).
Deanna Bremer Fisher
Deanna Bremer Fisher is executive director of FutureHeights and publisher of the Heights Observer.