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!

August = Peridot or Onyx…You Decide!

Classic black and spunky green! Whether you prefer to stick to the traditional Peridot birthstone or the modern Onyx option, there are some stunning pieces out there for you and your loved ones to choose from.

July = Ruby

July babies rejoice! Your month has arrived! Only a stone such as the Ruby could perfectly embody this hot summer month. Rubies are the stone of love, passion, and power. Check out these red hot handmade gift ideas!                  New Printmakers’ Corner In an … Continued

Kathy Wismar Artist Talk & Jerry Kermode Demo, Grand Hand Gallery Napa

Both of our June featured artists at Grand Hand Gallery Napa – Kathy Wismar from Minneapolis, MN and Jerry Kermode from Sebastopol, CA, made appearances at the Napa gallery this weekend.  Kathy came to do an artist talk on Friday, and Jerry did a live woodturning demonstration in front of … Continued

Wedding Season 2012

Invitations have been sent, RSVPs have been received, and gift registries perused…and let’s face it, giving the same old towel set from a department store is just plain boring. It’s less than a week before the big day and you are still trying to find that perfect gift or special … Continued