Many local businesses offer unique Valentine’s Day gifts for the special person in your life. We asked participating stores to select items that might be of particular interest to our readers for Valentine’s Day.
Cynthia Jones Jewelry
Each piece of Cynthia Jones handcrafted jewelry is as one-of-a-kind as the woman wearing it. Add your loved one’s birthstone to the iconic Saturn Ring for an extra special personal touch. cynthiajonesjewelry.com
Matchstick Earrings in 14k rose gold and turquoise
Petal Stem Earrings in sterling silver and gold
Ventana Earring in oxidized sterling silver and gold
Matchstick Earrings in sterling and oxidized silver
Elongated Teardrop in rose gold, and sterling silver
Heritage By Hand
For their first jewelry collection, Heritage by Hand partnered with Caralarga, a design workshop in Queretaro, Mexico, that focuses on the beauty and simplicity of natural materials like raw cotton, sansevieria fiber, and horn.
Burnished water jars from Michoacán, make a thoughtful addition to a bedside table or home office. Heritage by Hand exclusively imports these clay jars from Mexico, offsetting the shipping for a carbon neutral gift. heritagebyhand.com
Plata de Santa Fe Jewelry
In its colorful gallery, Plata de Santa Fe Jewelry showcases a curated collection of Native American and Mexican jewelry, with an emphasis on pieces crafted by Oaxaca and Taxco artists.
Due to COVID restrictions, please confirm store hours at platadesantafejewelry.com or (303) 667-5784.
James Kallas Jewelers
In this custom jewelry store, you can find unique, fine jewelry creations in platinum, gold and sterling silver. Handcrafted in Santa Fe, they have the highest quality and design. The bolo features Spiderweb Turquoise set in sterling silver. Also pictured are sterling silver and 18K-gold turquoise-inlaid rings. A ring of fossilized dinosaur bone mosaic set in sterling silver will also make a beautiful gift for your special someone. jameskallasjewelers.com
Canyon Road Contemporary Art
Available through Canyon Road Contemporary Art, sculptor Lorri Acott pursues expressions of love and healing, distilling an emotional message that is embodied with clarity and empathy in her graceful, reaching figures. canyoncontemporary.com
Kelly grew up in Western Pennsylvania. She has a BS in environmental science and a Master in Resource Law (MRLS). For nearly two decades, she lived in the West before she and her husband moved to Santa Fe, his hometown. She is delighted they can raise their two daughters in a multicultural city with extended family nearby. Descended from a long line of small-business owners, Kelly is enthusiastic about contributing to and building community.