Category Archives: Jewelry

Marjorie Baer Jewelry and Bead Sale 

 

Marjorie Baer Jewelry and Bead Sale . December 9 +10, 2017.

The Marjorie Baer Jewelry and Bead Sale is your ticket to deep discounts on beautiful, locally made, hand-crafted jewelry. Plus get closeout deals on beads made from stones, wood, bone and shell.

With prices at or below wholesale, this is a great spot for holiday shopping.

Tips worth repeating for this season of sales: check the websites before going; go early for the best selection; pick a city and go to the sales in that city; bring a bag; bring cash for when credit cards are not accepted; and bring a friend. Because we have so many sales/fairs at the same time strategic planning is a must. If a sale/fair looks interesting make sure you put it on your calendar. Most of these sales are only a day or two and only come around once or twice a year.

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Attention Shoppers: 6 Fab Sample Sales

6 Fab Sample Sales:  Lulu Designs Annual Jewelry Sample Sale (November 30 to December 2, 2017); SF Kidswear Sample Sale  (December 1 + 2, 2017; Spicer Bags Holiday Sample Sale (December 2, 2017);  Alite Designs 5th Annual Brew-Ha-Holiday Sale. (December 2 + 3, 2017); 49 Square Miles Sample Sale. December 5-8, 2017; Philippa Roberts Jewelry Annual Sample Sale (December 6, 2017.)

Here are 6 Fab Sample Sales guaranteed to bring BIG savings on hard to resist: jewelry, leather bags, totes, children’s clothing, outdoor gear, gifts, and more. These sales are no-frill shopping with potentially huge savings.

Tips worth repeating: check the websites before going; go early for the best selection; pick a city and go to the sales in that city; bring a bag; bring cash for when credit cards are not accepted; and bring a friend. Because we have so many sales at the same time strategic planning is a must. If a sale looks interesting make sure you put it on your calendar. Most of these sales are only a day or two and only come around once or twice a year.

Happy Deal Tracking!

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9 Tips For SF Etsy Indie Holiday Emporium 2017

SF Etsy Indie Holiday Emporium 2017. November 25  + 26, 2017.

SF Etsy Indie Holiday Emporium 2017 has unique handmade, re-purposed, and vintage items perfect for yourself and everyone on your holiday hit list – whoops, I mean gift list.

Here’s your chance to do all your holiday shopping without ever stepping foot in a soul sucking big box store. Sweet.

Free Admission.

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Laurel Burch Studios Fall 2017 Warehouse Sale

Laurel Burch Studios Fall 2017 Warehouse Sale. November 25 + 26, 2017.

Laurel Burch Studios Fall 2017 Warehouse Sale is your chance to purchase one-of-a-kind treasures.

Shop samples, discontinued products, one-of-a-kind gifts and collectibles including bags/totes, socks, vintage jewelry, scarves, greeting cards, pillows, mugs, fabric, journals, and more.

Consider this an opportunity to stock up on gifts or find something fun for yourself.

Free admission.

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Renegade Craft Fair Fall 2017 Delivers

Renegade Craft Fair Fall 2017. November 11 +12, 2017.

San Francisco’s Renegade Craft Fair Fall 2017 is a curated indie-craft marketplace celebrating all things handmade.

Find 300+ makers selling unique art, jewelry, ceramics, paper products, clothing, body products, home decor, artisanal foods, and more. Plus enjoy: DIY activities and workshops; a photo booth; a DJ; drinks, and food trucks.

This fair might not fit the dictionary’s definition of  “renegade”  but the Renegade Craft Fair is definitely not your Mother’s craft fair. But do bring her because there is something for everyone.

Free admission

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Last Call for Bay Area Bead Extravaganza

Last Call for Bay Area Bead Extravaganza.November 4 + 5, 2017

This is the last call for Bay Area Bead Extravaganza (“BABE”). The organizers are retiring and this gem is having its final show. Sigh.

BABE features over 120 juried exhibitors, including studio glass, silver, stone and polymer clay bead artists. Find handcrafted beads from varied and interesting material as well as independent dealers rarely seen elsewhere. Plus free demos and affordable classes.

Whether you are a jewelry maker, collector, designer, novice, or pro, put this event on your calendar. And keep your calendar handy. The first few weeks of November has a lot of warehouse sales, sample sales, and gift fairs.

Let the deal tracking begin.

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Luxe For Less: Melissa Joy Manning Jewelry Sample Sale

Melissa Joy Manning Jewelry Sample Sale . October 21, 2017.

The three-hour (!) Melissa Joy Manning Jewelry Sample Sale has great deals on high quality handcrafted jewelry.

With prices up to 70% off retail consider this a perfect opportunity to treat yourself or stock up on gifts.

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Insider’s Guide: Hunters Point Shipyard and Islais Creek Fall Open Studios 2017

Hunters Point Shipyard and Islais Creek Fall Open Studios 2017. October 14 +15, 2017

Whether you are a beginning collector or a long time art buyer you will want to visit Hunters Point Shipyard and Islais Creek Fall Open Studios 2017.

Scattered through eight buildings at two sites,Hunters Point Shipyard and Islais Creek Fall Open Studios 2017 has art in every medium. Some of the art is traditional and some very non-traditional; some is affordable and some is not so affordable. In other words, something for everyone.

Mark your calendar for a unique opportunity to meet over 180 artists, see where they work and buy original paintings, sculptures, photographs, prints, jewelry, ceramics, textiles, and more.

Free admission.

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Marjorie Baer Jewelry Factory Sale Delivers

Marjorie Baer Jewelry Factory Sale. September 15, 16, +17, 2017.

Mark your calendar for the Marjorie Baer Jewelry Factory Sale.

Find great deals on overstock and discontinued earrings, necklaces, bracelets, beads,and rings.

With prices 20 -30 % off wholesale, this is your ticket to deep discounts on beautiful hand-made jewelry.

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You Will Want to Leave The City For Kings Mountain Art Fair 2017

Kings Mountain Art Fair 2017. September 2, 3 + 4, 2017

Fall is approaching and with it the end of the fair/festival season. But it’s not over yet.

Nestled in a redwood forest with some of the finest handmade arts and crafts on the West Coast, Kings Mountain Art Fair 2017 is a lot like the grand finale at the 4th of July fireworks extravaganza – one last magnificent burst of wow before it all fades away.

Take a ride up the mountain and see first hand why the Art Fair SourceBook declared the Kings Mountain Art Fair the #1 Fine Arts Fair in Northern California (and maybe feel a little smug knowing there is an Art Fair SourceBook.)

Free admission.

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