Artisan-made holiday gifts create lasting memories for the person who receives them. For you as the giver they provide the peace of mind that it is very unlikely someone will give the same gift. Moreover, you can feel good about the gift because it not only serves as such, but your puchuase helps artisans making a living, and keeping traditional craftsmanship alive. Uno Alla Volta is a company who works with artisans world-wide to sell their crafted pieces. Read to get an impression about the great holiday gifts from Uno Alla Volta.
- A Scarf and/or Pendant Necklace Make Great Gifts
- Example of a High Quality Artisan-made Silk Scarf with a Beautiful Design
- A Unique Scarf Is a Great Addition for Every Wardrobe
- Accessories Up Your Style
- Artisan-made Holiday Gifts from Uno Alla Volta in a Nutshell
- Top of the World Style Linkup Party No 136
Disclosure: Ad. The pendant necklace and silk scarf are samples gifted to me by Uno Alla Volta. The post is not endorsed by them. I wrote it entirely myself and it represents my 100% honest opinion.
A Scarf and/or Pendant Necklace Make Great Gifts
Uno Alla Volta sent me a surprise package last week. When I opened the package, I found this wonderful fall oblong Joyita silk scarf, and this amber pendant sterling silver necklace made by Avi one of their jewelry design artists.
This beautiful necklace brought back memories of my childhood summer vacations with my family at the Jade Bay in northern Frisia. On days with gray skies, but no rain, we did beach walks, and collected small amber pieces that the waves had washed ashore. Still today, I love beach walks on these days. The beaches are lonely then. It’s just you, the wind, the sound of the waves, and your company. So peaceful as compared to a sunny day when the beach is packed. Isn’t it weird how a beautiful art piece can send you going down memory lane?
A High Quality Artisan-made Silk Scarf with a Beautiful Design
Ever since my Granny Hannah gave me a silk scarf, I have loved the touch of silk on my skin. This devore silk scarf is super soft. Its structural leaves and beautiful colors make it a perfect statement piece for any fall wardrobe. The red and greens plus winter white of the scarf allow a lot of color combinations. Therefore, the scarf is a real addition to my indoor and outerwear wardrobe options alike. Just see the example outfit photos with my work outfit and outerwear. What a nice gift! Thank you, Uno Alla Volta.
Stylist tip: An artisan-made scarf is an affordable high quality gift.
A Unique Scarf Is a Great Addition for Every Wardrobe
The scarf also solved my problem to finish my holiday shopping list! I have two friends who are hard to shop for. A scarf is a great gift for any fashionista and woman who likes to dress nicely. And they both do. I’ll get one of Joyita’s red and green scarves from Uno Alla Volta for one of them. I still had no gift idea for her. She lives in another town down the Alcan, and hence I don’t know her complete wardrobe. Given the many colors of the scarf, it will match many of her pieces. The risk that we wear the same scarf at the same venue is small. Even when it would happen, it doesn’t matter. No two of these hand-painted scarves are exactly alike. That’s the great thing about handmade items. They are as unique as their wearer. Who doesn’t love that?Artisan-made holiday gifts are always a good idea. #holidays #affordablegiftideas Click To Tweet
The other friend for whom I still had no idea what to buy, is a big season clothing fan. The hand-painted Christmas light scarf featured in the Uno Alla Volta catalog, will be the perfect gift for her. Thanks to the fast turn-around time from ordering to receiving the item, I will be able to give her the scarf before Thanksgiving. This means she will have the entire holiday season to wear the scarf. When on the Uno Alla Volta web store page, I saw that there are many other great options for those season clothing fans. Have you had a look at their new pieces yet? Maybe they have the perfect gift for that hard to shop for friends of yours too.
Accessories Up Your Style
I am so excited about my new accessories for fall. It’s always fascinating how accessories can make one to take a whole new look at the pieces one already owns. I wouldn’t have the idea to pair the burned red cardigan with my burgundy sheath dress (photo below) if it hadn’t been for the scarf. It just suggested the pairing by its own colors. Guess what? See this guide how to up your style with scarves.
The scarf gave me many new styling ideas. Watch out for these outfits.Accessories not only change an outfit, but also can take it from good to stunning. #agelesstyle Click To Tweet
Artisan-made Holiday Gifts in a Nutshell
Gifting artisan-made holiday gifts has many advantage. They are unique because hand-made pieces never are exactly identical. These gifts are affordable, but gain value over time due to their limited number. Furthermore, you support artisans with your puchuase to make a living and keep the art alive. Uno Alla Volta works directly with the artisans of various branches. Think for instance, murano glass (See my review of Uno Alla Volta’s Murano and glass jewelry), home decor, dishes, handmade bags (review of an Uno Alla Volta purse at the link).
Browse their collections now for artisan-made holiday gifts for those on your list.
P.S. Their jewelry is always also a great investment in your own style.
P.P.S. A fashion book is always a great gift idea. Buy my book now.
Need some budget friendly holiday gift ideas? Check out my gift guide for inspiration, sales, and promo codes.
Top of the World Style linkup party No 136
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It seems to be the month of the cozy sweaters post on the blogs. She featured her black statement sleeve sweater. We are all getting ready for winter. 😉
Thus, no wonder, that you clicked Jacqui B’s post about her purchases in Venice the most. Thus, Jacqui, the blogger at Mumma B Stylish became Top of the World Readers’ Fav. Her coat and bag are really great finds. Italy is famous for great leather bags and clothes. Who doesn’t dream about a shopping spree in Italy, and Venice, well that’s icing on the cake, right?
Amy became my favorite of last week’s party. Doesn’t she look fabulous in this LBD with embroidered statement sleeves?
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