Grand Hand Holidays

The holidays are upon us once again, and our Grand Hand staff are as busy as elves, unpacking the boxes of beautiful, handmade ornaments and gifts that make up our annual “Handcrafted Holidays” show, opening this Saturday, November 17.  We thought it was an appropriate time to take a look … Continued

Hand Crafted Halloween

From Top Left: Marge Margulies mug in Butterscotch, Glass Pumpkin Coin by Hot Glass Works, Ceramic Pods and Pumpkins by Mary Obodzinski, Stephen Vincent/Collection 522 bracelet with Fire Opals, Nolan Prohaska Glass Pumpkins, Karin Jacobson Lunar Ring, Motawi Tile Raven, Batle Graphite Raven, Chuck Solberg Clay Jack-o-Lanterns, Batle Graphite Skull.

Batle Studio

As Agelio Batle says, “It’s not the pencil that draws, it is your hand. Whether drawing lines or inscribing words, the act of making marks lures ideas into the physical world. Hands perceive and reveal things that our eyes and conscious minds may never know. We discover things about ourselves and our thoughts … Continued

October = Opal & Tourmaline

Lets get in the spirit of the Autumn season with some beautiful jewelry pieces that are warm and vibrant! Looking at the 2012 fall fashion trends, these are the HOT colors for this COOL season according to Pantone©.   Honey Gold: Jewelry artist Stephen Vincent just sent us some amazing 18ky … Continued

Saint Paul 2013 Almanac

We have just received the new 2013 Saint Paul Almanac and it looks fantastic! Just a quick look through this year’s edition reveals new layouts, amazing full color artist drawn maps of events, festivals, and highlights of our capital city.

A.S. Batle Studio Trunk Show

TO BE RESCHEDULED SOON! Storms and flooding in December disrupted our planned event with San Francisco artist, Agelio Batle, but we will have a date soon for his return visit with his exquisite line of graphite objects. As he says, “It’s not the pencil that draws, it is your hand. Whether … Continued

Grand Hand Artists at the Minnesota State Fair

The Annual Fine Arts Exhibition at the Minnesota State Fair is always a highlight for fans and followers of local talent. Each year, we’re pleased to find our gallery artists represented in this competitive, juried show. Featured this year, work by: Not pictured: Ernest Miller – porcelain (Third Place and … Continued

September = Sapphire

September = Sapphire With the end of summer fast approaching we better enjoy the last few weeks of warm weather. What stone could represent the warm, rich, and colorful month that is September better than the Sapphire? With its wide range of colors there are endless options…Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange, … Continued

Grand Hand at the San Francisco ACC Show

The Grand Hand Gallery had a presence at the San Francisco ACC show, to introduce our new Napa gallery to Bay Area fans of American craft.  We had a great time in our spot up on the mezzanine, with views out over the Bay toward the Golden Gate Bridge… …and … Continued

More Peridot for August

Just arrived in St. Paul: Peridot & Andalu necklace on crocheted steel cable (it’s stretchy!), 13mm Peridot dangle earrings, Moonstone pendant on a steel coil, and a wonderful pair of 18kr gold posts with Cabashon Garnets. Enjoy!