Coming Home

From Don Biehn’s oil paintings that capture the natural landscapes and the people of the Twin Cities area, to elegant contemporary forms in clay, to furniture crafted from locally-sourced wood by Midwestern artisans, this show captures the down-to-earth yet sophisticated style of our region. We hope that when you walk … Continued

Exquisite Aubergine

We have a stunning new visitor in the front window in Napa: “Exquisite Aubergine” by Jan Kirsh. Made of fiberglass, this three foot tall beauty will be auctioned off on September 21 at the Napa Land Trust’s annual benefit, “Jeans & Jewels”. If you’re in the neighborhood, come by and … Continued

The Art of the Local: Event Photos

Thank you Napa River Inn for a lovely artists reception! It was great to get a peak in the amazing & gorgeously renovated luxury suites, now fresh with local art by Beverly Wilson, Karen Lynn Ingalls, Emily Freiman and Gail Toland! Big thank you to Napa River Inn staff, Sara … Continued

Valentines are here!

Find meaningful gifts and fun February treats at The Grand Hand St. Paul: We’ll help you select the perfect piece from our jewelry collection, just the right pair of ceramic mugs or glass pilsners, or a teapot and honey for two – Just arrived: Porcelain whiteware from Andy Shaw Carolyn … Continued

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.