The show launch for the Pasadena Arts & Crafts Show is Nov. 9 – 11 at Hilton Pasadena (168 S. Los Robles Ave.) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. It is an alliance of artists, artisans, makers, bakers, and specialty purveyors showcasing a stunning gift market extravaganza.
The 3-day show encompasses handcrafted media and offers a vast choice of holiday gifts and products designed and made by independent artisans and studio artists. Admission is $8 online or $10 at the door.
Below is a list of the types of items you will find:
Clothing and Accessories
Handmade clothing, wearable art, experimental fashion design, hand-sewn accessories, fashion design, art-to-wear apparel, boutique clothing, woolens, felted hats, retro fashions hand sewn clothing, alpaca knitwear, upcycled vintage fabrics, vintage conceptual clothing, collage pendants, art couture, nomadic textiles, head pieces, natural-dyed silk scarves, and original knitwear.
Textile, Weaving and Artisan Handwork Arts
Hand-loomed textiles, traditional low-warp tapestries, woodblock fabrics, hand printed fabrics, handspun yarn, felting, glass making, ceramic arts, hand tooled leather, beadmaking, wood working, metalwork, and bead weaving.
Jewelry, Gems, and Minerals
Handcrafted jewelry, necklaces, U.S.A. turquoise, gemstones, crystal and mineral specimens, direct mined lapidary, ironstone, 14-karat gold jewelry, sterling silver jewelry, bracelets, rings, necklaces, pearls, amber jewelry, fusion jewelry, amulets, brooches, metalwork, and enamel pendants.
Home Goods and Furniture
Handmade household goods, handcrafted lamps, conceptual art clay pieces, ceramic pottery, furniture, sculptural garden items, candles, mid-century style furniture, designer textiles, handmade toys, handcrafted handbags, custom bowls, gourd art, painted tiles, recovered wood and iron.
Vintage, Antique, Ethnographic and Collectibles
Unusual silver and gold items, vintage glassware, vintage jewelry, vintage clothing, recovered wood and iron, antique artifacts, estate sale finds, art nouveau designs, vintage signs, vintage Hollywood jewelry, sacred textiles, collectible glass, ethnographic artifacts, Taxco silver, and nomadic costuming.
Paper, Fiber, and Fine Art
Hand printed paper, paper arts, handmade cards, woodblock art, print making, natural-dyed fabrics, conceptual jewelry art, canvas oil paintings, fine art crystals, water color paintings, photography, and handspun fibers.
Designer Findings and Craft Supplies
Aged brass filigrees, ornamentals, vintage findings, botanical curiosities, pinwheels, one-off handcrafted jewelry parts, re-purposed jewelry, handmade clasps, project finds, hand-cut gems, creative components, sculptural pieces, shells, glass beads, and handmade earring findings.
Artisan Foods, Wines and Gifts
Handcrafted artisanal California wines, handcrafted gift cards, gourmet tea cakes, handmade chocolate, pastries, traditional toffee, handcrafted cocktail mixes, natural soaps, handmade lotions and potions, ceramic artwork, enamel gifts, lacquered boxes, hand tooled leather items, conceptual paper items, handmade candles, unique artisan gifts, and hand-knotted pearl necklaces.