Old Sacramento Trading Post has been designed to resemble a trading post. It features the work of a variety of master craftsmen including silversmiths, basket weavers, painters and photographers. There is a wide selection of fine leather accessories such as trucker wallets (including the chain), motorcycle saddlebags, belts and hats. For craftspeople, this store makes available a varied collection of semi-precious stones from wholesalers in Arizona, New Mexico and California. The items, here, make great gifts for that person who has everything!
Festooned from the exposed wooden beams are more than 400 colorful kites in every style. From simple wood-framed triangular beginners' kites to six-foot wide quad-line power stunt kites complete with wrist straps for guidance. Other merchandise includes wind chimes and whimsical windsocks for the garden, mini-kite refrigerator magnets and windmills. The store stocks a wide range of parts for the serious hobbyist and offers a repair service. For busy travelers looking to bring home a unique present for the children, this store is worth browsing.
This shop's wide selection of New Age necessities stands out in contrast to its historic Old Sacramento surroundings. Aromatherapy, wind chimes, crystals, incense, candles, Tarot and jewelry are all represented. For the bedroom, a nice selection of Celtic pattern tapestries and Indian bedspreads, along with pewter statuettes. Choose from a good selection of New Age and self-help books and tapes, or purchase a Beanie Baby or two for the kids.
No matter what you do on foot, this shoe shop has just the right covering for your feet. Appealing mainly to the under 40 set, it offers one of the largest selections of shoes, boots, sandals, thongs and hip tennis shoes available. The shop offers a large selection of accessories featuring a trendy assortment of handbags, watches, socks, sunglasses, T-shirts and more. Select from all the well-known brands as well as designer items.
Many treasures are waiting to be found among the stacks of rare and out-of-print books. First editions and rare volumes from as early as 1871 in genres ranging from first-hand accounts of American history to detective novels and books on chess are available. You will not find today's best sellers here, but your favorites and classics of bygone days are at this shop. The owners are professional book collectors and will gladly help customers locate rare books. Also stocked are music titles produced by Sacramento's own S-S Records. Furthermore, readings are staged here from time to time, sometimes featuring authors as legendary as Dishwasher Pete.
If it's made from Alpaca, you will find it at this gift shop. Rugs, sweaters, the softest blankets on earth, Peruvian capes and shawls are just a few of the many handmade items on display. Peru means Llamas, right? You will find plenty of crafts and souvenir odes to the llama here. Unique Marmolina figurines and Peruvian dolls, finger puppets and Peruvian musical instruments are scattered around like treasures to be discovered. Be sure to see the Crystal Garden stocked with jewelry and collectibles of crystal and pewter.
One of the most popular stores in Old Sacramento, every square inch of this store is packed with the most outrageous gag gifts, novelties, crazy greeting cards, costumes and, most of all, laughing shoppers. The entire second floor is dedicated to Halloween costumes. Nostalgia fans will find Hollywood, TV stars, shows, and film memorabilia. Words used to describe Evangeline's have included naughty, zany, amazing, delightful, silly, and "you must be kidding".
Do you have a pampered pet? If so, you have to visit this unique combination gift store and bakery for pets. The shop offers designer collars, velvet napping pillows, beds and other specialty pet products for dogs and cats; plus pet-related jewelry, candles, greeting cards, stationery and other gifts for the pet's human. Check out the pet-head wall clocks. In the Barkery you will find pet treats for all occasions. The carob chip pupcake cookie is a favorite. The bakers will also prepare custom treats to your specifications.
More than 200 types of hats can be fund at this shop. Arranged on shelves rising to the high ceiling are, for men, fedoras, Stetsons, berets, Panama hats, homburgs, derbies and many others. Women can choose from cloches, pillbox hats and some Parisian millinery fashions. Halloween is always a busy season here, but the shop appeals to surprisingly varied cross-sections of society year round; country music buffs, rock musicians, farmers, cab-drivers, fashion models and golfers among other patrons.
The shop is filled floor-to-ceiling with vinyl records of performers including Philip Glass, Bill Monroe and other more eclectic selections. A small selection of well-known musicians and bands on cassette tapes are available as well. The store has a nice selection of slightly used videos and DVDs. All merchandise is guaranteed. The proprietor is constantly visiting estate and garage sales, so you will never be exactly sure what treasures you will find here on any given day.
This shop's wide selection of New Age necessities stands out
in contrast to its historic Old Sacramento surroundings. Aromatherapy, wind chimes, crystals, incense, candles, Tarot and jewelry are all represented. For the bedroom, a nice selection of Celtic pattern ...
This upscale gift shop has a vast array of glass
works, soaps, scented candles, body creams, essential oils and aromatherapy supplies. Hand blown glass balls, tapestries and a nice selection of fountains are available as well. The beautiful amethyst ...
The owners, third generation of Skalets, of this shop design
fine handmade jewelry set with diamonds and a wide diversity of other precious gems. In consultation with the Skalet brothers, one may create custom jewelry that will truly reflect ...