Bargain hunters, mark your calendars, start your engines and prepare to scope out sales that will give you a head start on gathering new loot for the household or gifts for the holiday season ahead.
Union Street Glass
Choose from a wide selection of pendants, ceiling and flush mounts, table lamps, wall sconces, and chandeliers – all handblown by artists recognized as leading creators of distinctive contemporary designs. There’s also a colorful array of locally made bowls, vases, platters and sculptural forms. These are prototypes, discontinued items, and one-of-a-kind glassware and lighting at 50 to 85 percent off retail.
Highlights: Pendant lighting $85-$150 (retail $300-$1,700); table lamps $125-$495 (retail $660-$715); lamp shades and finials $20-$60; sculptural vases, platters and bowls $45-$125 (retail $300-$1,200). Manhattan, Sienna and Savannah stemware is $42 (retail $95).
Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays. Through Oct. 27. 833 S. 19th St., Richmond. (510) 367-1401 (day of sale only). www.unionstreetglass.com.
Highlights: Prices start at $20 for ornaments (retail $49), $20 for glass leaves and $95 for acorn paperweights (retail $195). Pumpkin paperweights start at $45. The 7-inch pumpkins are in the $100 range (normally $225); 14-inch pumpkins go for $250 to $600 (normally $1,200). Oversize apples, pears, peaches and strawberries will be $185 (retail $325). Extra markdowns will be posted on overruns, discontinued pieces and experimental one-of-a-kind gems.read more at: http://www.sfgate.com/homeandgarden/article/Fall-deals-for-home-and-holiday-4888882.php
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