Calvin Smith's family has been designing jewelry for generations, and designing is the biggest part of his business. He creates beautiful and unique custom pieces from just about any stone or metal, and can work from photos, drawings or ideas. In addition, the store is the exclusive distributor of the Judith Conway Collection, which combines platinum with 18-carat yellow gold and high quality diamonds. Appraisal and repair services are also available. Customers can access the store's catalog on its Web site.
Beautiful and imaginative kites abound at this specialty store, including handmade silk Chinese and other imported kites, freestyle tie-dye kites, multi-line kites and para foils with long tails. The shop even features a whimsical Indonesian bat kite perched above the entrance. They also carry books and videos on the subject of kite flying, along with lawn decorations ranging from colorful windsocks to spinning devices. The store's Web site contains an online catalog, and is a resource for kite flying information, products and support.
More than just a bargain for budget-strapped parents, this bright and cheerful shop offers unique, appealing second-hand toys. It has been used for years by area day care centers as a source for affordable toys in good condition. Featuring a selection of educational items such as games, puppets, and puzzles of all kinds, as well as an extensive children's video selection. Customers may also trade used merchandise for cash or toys.
Feel like heading to Lake Austin or Lake Travis for some fast water fun? You will find in this large water sport store over thirty power boats (from family Sea Rays to powerhouse Nautiques), Connelly and H.O. waterskis, Liquid Forte wake boards, swimwear including wetsuits for the whole family and a unique demo plan that lets you rent skis and wakeboards for a trial run before buying them.
Tucked back in the corner of a strip mall, this Austin-based shop is a real treat literally. It offers a wide selection of nuts, candies, dried fruits and gourmet chocolates. The specialty is dry roasting and it is done with no added oils, additives or preservatives. Gift baskets are available and offer the perfect choice for a variety of occasions. Whether you want to send a friend a little taste of Texas or treat the office to some sinful snacks, Austinuts is sure to have you covered with one of their many theme baskets. Or you are welcome to design your own gift basket. Cannot make it to the store? Stop by the Web site to place orders, read about the company and its products or download links to recipes sure to please any nut fan.
This unique home furnishings store Your Living Room offers a selection of exquisite furniture and accessories. The showroom floor is home to artworks created by local artists such as Eddie Meyers, Judd Graham, Allyson Lipkin and Gerard Less, just to name a few. Home furnishings, in a variety of arts media-wood, metal, glass, leather-are well crafted and at times have a whimsical appeal. Whether you are looking for a delicate gift, or an eclectic table, you will have fun exploring the variety of items offered.
When you need garments to fit your exact measurements and specifications Ace Custom tailors is the place. The tailors can handle all major and minor alterations for men, women and children, with same-day service on most orders. They can reshape clothing that has become too small, or take in clothing that is too large. They will make what no longer fits-fit again. Need to make sure that favorite business suit or tuxedo still makes the kind of impression it did back when you first wore it? Let the professionals give it a makeover. Check website for other locations.
This dealer has an eclectic collection of English antiques, from fine china in glass cabinets to a hodgepodge of Old Britannia. For example, you may see an assortment of lawn balls, a 19th-century pond yacht and a British Grenadier Guard of Honor uniform complete with bear skin hat. You are sure to find inspiration at The Antique Swan on just what to add to your collection or how to start one. Note how lighting adds to the character of each piece. The prices are moderate.
Inside Fortney's Antiques you will discover antique armoires, servers and other traditional furniture pieces in both iron and wood from all over the world, including France, Egypt, Italy, England and America. This shop's specialty, however, is antique dry bars, of which there tend to be at least three or four on display. The bars range from the traditional to the quirky, including a converted carved wood King George phone booth with glass panels. There is 6,000 square feet of display space on two floors. Prices are reasonable.
Halbert Antiques displays antique furniture and accessories, some dating from the 17th century, but most often from the 18th century through the 1950s. You will find spoon-back Queen Ann/Chippendale Transitional hand carved wooden chairs with upholstered seats and a Celtic look. A four-foot Victorian cast-iron fountain with waterlily and frog details is only one of several pieces in a 5,000 square foot courtyard, full of not only fountains but also statues and architectural pieces, including nineteenth-century limestone capital pieces believed to be from the old La Grange, Texas courthouse. An international selection of antique armoires and cabinets are also available.
Lucky Lizard Curios and Gifts is the go to shop
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Inside Fortney's Antiques you will discover antique armoires, servers and
other traditional furniture pieces in both iron and wood from all over the world, including France, Egypt, Italy, England and America. This shop's specialty, however, is antique dry bars, ...
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