Category Archives: Jewelry

So Many Sales, So Little Time Part III

So Many Sales, So Little Time Part III: Lulu Designs Jewelry Sample Sale | Pacific Connections Moving Sale | Marjorie Baer Jewelry Spring Factory Sale | SDH Fine European Linens Warehouse Sale Spring 2017 | BCBG Sample Sale Spring 2017. May 11 – 20, 2017

And the deals keep pouring in – So Many Sales, So Little Time Part III.

Shop for deals on beautiful handcrafted jewelry, housewares, furniture, high-end linens, and designer women’s clothing. Yes, more chances to stock up on great gifts for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, bridal showers, weddings, birthdays, and/or graduations.

Sales are in chronological order.

Public Service Announcement:  As you may have noticed, this is warehouse/sample sale season. Scroll to the bottom of this post for a list of sales and other happenings.

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.

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So Many Sales, So Little Time Part I

So Many Sales, So Little Time Part I: Memebox Beauty Pop Up | Pizzichillo & Gordon Spring Art Glass Studio Sale | Zina Kao Sample | Inside Line Equipment Sample Sale |Brandy Melville Warehouse Sale. May 4 – 7, 2017

Oh hey Deal Trackers there are so many sales, so little time we had to break the post into parts! Get ready for deals on beauty products, art glass, apparel, bags, jewelry, and more. With prices 50-80% off retail consider this a perfect opportunity to stock up on great gifts for Mother’s Day, bridal showers, and/or graduations.

Public Service Announcement:  As you may have noticed, this is warehouse/sample sale season. Scroll to the bottom of this post for a list of sales and other happenings.

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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Jewelry Deals: Colleen Mauer Designs Sample + Seconds Sale

Colleen Mauer Designs Sample + Seconds Sale. March 24 + 25, 2017.

The two day Colleen Mauer Designs Sample + Seconds Sale has great deals on high quality handcrafted jewelry.

With prices up to 50% off retail consider this a perfect opportunity to treat yourself or stock up on gifts.

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Shop Totally Local: SFMade Holiday Gift Fair 2016

SF Made Holiday Fair

SFMade Holiday Gift Fair 2016. December 18, 2016.

Now in its 6th year you can’t get more San Francisco than the SFMade Holiday Gift Fair 2016 where everything on sale is certifiably made in San Francisco.

Find a curated selection of original jewelry, bags, gourmet gifts, home items, apparel, body products, children’s toys, holiday cards and decoration, stationery, and San Francisco themed everything. Plus, the SFMade Holiday Gift Fair 2016 takes place a the California College of the arts so shoppers can purchase artwork from CCA students.

Tick tock. For better or for worse, time is running out on holiday shopping. So if you still have shopping on your agenda beeline to the SFMade Holiday Gift Fair 2016.  Continue reading

Jewelry and More @: Zina Kao Studio Sample Sale

Zina Kao Studio Sample Sale. December 10, 2016.

The one day Zina Kao Studio Sample Sale has great deals on handcrafted jewelry, hand-dyed scarves, purses, and small leather goods.

With prices 50-80% off retail consider this a perfect opportunity to stock up on holiday gifts.

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Marjorie Baer Annual Holiday Sample Sale

marjorie-baer-annual-holiday-sample-sale-2016Marjorie Baer Annual Holiday Sample Sale. December 10, 2016 & Online Sale December 9 – 11, 2016.

The Marjorie Baer Annual Holiday Sample Sale is your ticket to deep discounts on beautiful, locally made, hand-crafted jewelry.

With prices at or below wholesale, this is a great spot for holiday shopping. Find the perfect earrings, necklace, or bracelet for everyday wear or pick a bold statement piece. Either way (or both) you are sure to find something special for your BFF, your sister, or even yourself. It’s the holidays, you deserve it. Really.

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3 Fab Sales You Will Want To Track

3-fab-sales-you-will-want-to-track3 Fab Sales You Will Want To Track: Lulu Designs Jewelry Sample Sale. December 2 – 4, 2016. Catstudio Warehouse Sale. December 2, 9 + 10. Union Street Glass Sale. December 2-4 and 10+11.

Here are 3 Fab Sales you will want to track for great deals on hand crafted jewelry, contemporary home accessories and hand crafted modern lighting and barware. Whether you are looking for the perfect gift or something special for yourself you will want to pull out your FasTrak and shop these fab sales.

Public Service Announcement:  As you may have noticed, this is warehouse/sample sale season. Scroll to the bottom of this post for a list of sales and other happenings.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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We Are Obsessed With These 10 Artful(l) Holiday Events!

Art.10 Artful(l) Holiday Events Around The Bay Area December 2-4, 9-11, 17-18, 2016.

Get ready to deck your halls, walls, table tops, and body with hand-made, unique goods from one of these 10 Artful(l) Holiday Events!

Whatever you are looking for – art glass, prints, sculptures, paintings, jewelry, ceramics, textiles, wood, leather – you name it, you will find it. All art styles, mediums, and budgets accommodated.

This is a great opportunity to check off your entire holiday shopping list and support a local artisan. Score!

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. Continue reading

Tokens & Icons Sample Sale Has Way Cool Gifts

tokens-icons-sample-sale-money-clipsTokens & Icons Sample Sale. November 12 + 13, 2016.

If you are looking for a unique, super cool gift, mark your calendar for the Tokens & Icons Sample Sale. 

Most of Tokens & Icons samples are repurposed from authentic vintage elements such as NY Subway tokens, typewriter keys, MLB and NHL game used items, historic US coins, ballpark seats and arena floors.

The Tokens & Icons Sample Sale is your chance to get a great deal on one of their wallets, cufflinks, bottle openers, pendants, bracelets, key rings, and more. Think perfect gift for that hard-to-get-has-everything-person. Score.

Prices are 60-80% off retail.

As a post-election aside – I am sure many of you, like me, are feeling the effects of this election. I know shopping is not really therapy but it totally beats stress eating.

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18th Annual Bay Area Bead Extravaganza

BABE 16 montage powerpt updated to 201618th Annual Bay Area Bead Extravaganza. November 12 + 13, 2016.

 Whether you are a jewelry maker, collector, designer, novice, or pro, plan on spending a fun day (or two) immersed in beading and jewelry at the 18th annual Bay Area Bead Extravaganza (“BABE”).

BABE features over 150 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.

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