2014 Heights Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts more than $150
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 gifts priced at more than $150:
Handwoven, 100-percent Cotton Baby Blanket by Elizabeth Mather, dyed with organic indigo in the shibori method ($150.00, Heights Arts Holiday Store).
Plaid Coat with detachable faux-fur collar ($160.00, Blush Boutique).
Firefly Bracelets, designed in Los Angeles and created by hand in Central America (by fair-trade artisans). Each Swarovski piece is set by-hand (Around $165.00 each, Simply Charming).
Eco-Leather Shoulder Bag. Indian artisan group CRC produces leather that is certified eco-friendly, using traditional tanning techniques that eliminate toxic preservatives ($175.00, Ten Thousand Villages).
Organic Reversible Cowl Sweater ($198.00, Revive).
Organic Luxe Chateau Coat ($210.00, Revive).
Cloisonné Enamel Heart Necklace with sterling silver chain, by Cleveland jewelry artist Michael Romanik ($235.00, Heights Arts Holiday Store).
Copper Branch Side Table, made by metalworkers of the fair-trade group Noah’s Ark International, in Moradabad, India ($245.00, Ten Thousand Villages).
Extasia Necklace. Handmade glass intaglias created in Italy and finished in Los Angeles ($275.00, Simply Charming).
Deanna Bremer Fisher
Deanna Bremer Fisher is executive director of FutureHeights and publisher of the Heights Observer.