9522 Brimhall Road, San Antonio, TX, US, 78254
- Phone: (210) 372-9900
- Fax: (210) 372-9079
If you've been hunting for a souvenir to take home after a visit to San Antonio or something to enhance the look of your newly done home, this is the place to check out. The shop has articles carved out of Honeycomb Calcite, found exclusively in Utah. The stone has natural patterns which are beautiful and can be polished well to adorn a center table or the mantelpiece. The thickness determines the color of the stone, sunshine yellow or deep golden amber. Since the pieces are hand crafted, there is only one of its kind that you find for yourself.
The historical center and heart of the city's Mexican culture, the square is the largest Mexican marketplace outside of Mexico. Here you can dine on Mexican food at one of several cafes, enjoy the lively sounds of Mariachi bands and buy wonderful blankets, clothes, leather and metal goods and much more, imported from just south of the border. The square plays host to many cultural events and fairs throughout the year, including Fiesta del Mercado (Party of the Market) in April and Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in November.
This shop reflects the many talents of local and regional artists, and its selection of bright and colorful creations depicts the area's heritage. As you browse this stunning store, you will find fine art pieces in an array of styles and color themes in addition to posters of the area and black-and-white photography prints by Rick Hunter. The store also offers custom framing, letting you put the finishing touches to your selection. You should enjoy this shopping experience.
This very interesting store has been in business for more than 20 years and offers many unusual and beautiful items. Unique, hand-woven wearable art is available in the form of jackets, coats, ruanas and cocoons, and vests, all for both men and women. The selection of hand-woven home accessories includes rugs, wall hangings, blankets, throws and wonderful baskets. Imported Chulucana pottery from Peru gives shoppers even more interesting accessorizing options. There's something for every budget in this store.
This little house of fashion is located in one of San Antonio's historic residential buildings. Cool fabrics are the focus among the lovely fashions you will see on display. Flax, linens and batik cotton fashions have become the store's trademark. It also carries a large selection of Brighton belts, silver jewelry depicting the Southwest, and an array of jewelry accessories. You should enjoy a stroll through this store.
Have you ever seen how stained glass is created? Well, you can do so at this store, where the craftsmen ply their trade directly in house. As you watch, you can see beautiful, brightly colored designs being crafted in the form of sun catchers, mirrored boxes, candle holders, kaleidoscopes and a variety of other items. This is the perfect store to visit if you want to pick out an unusual gift or simply watch artisans at work.
The "House of Happy Hands" has lots of Mexican gifts and goodies that you can choose from without having to drive the four or five hours to actually get to Mexico. This little shop is filled with many colorful items of Mexican artwork. The papier-mâché birds and animals are a very popular item, perfect to accent any home or office. You may also find Oaxacan woodcarvings, brightly colored windsocks, jewelry, wall hangings and pottery pieces. This is a fun store to visit.
Inside the shaded courtyard of La Villita, you might find the owner of this shop busy creating another Bonsai masterpiece. Having been at this location for more than 14 years, the store has gathered quite a large selection from which to choose. The assortment includes Ming, pine, bald cypress, rosemary, juniper, Chinese elm and jade trees, just to mention a few varieties. The store also carries a good selection of tools, containers, display stands and books on how to care for the beautiful Bonsai. This is a great shop for little trees that are bound to please.
If you're wondering what to gift your loved one on a special occasion, head to the Historic Arts Village. You'll find a little shop - Lone Star Mercantile – offering various art-related items for women, all made locally. No fusses about brand names, just local art. Choose from T-shirts, jewelry, gourmet foods and other gift articles. It's very likely you'll find the right cook-book for your mom, or that perfect little pair of earrings for your sister!
This unique shop offers you the chance to acquire rare products of nature - the various crystals, minerals, and jewelry available are truly amazing. Step in to find something beautiful to adorn your drawing room or to buy a piece of hand-made jewelry for that special someone. Even inanimate objects like rocks are on display - who knows, you may just find the ideal one for your rock collection.
Head to Mustang Grey's to try a different look altogether. The variety of Texan clothing and accessories available might just tempt you into trying the cowboy look. Choose from the various leather accessories on display, such as belts, jackets, hats, and other accessories. Grab the cool leather jacket you always wanted. Go ahead and surprise friends—don a new look.
Since 1971, Royalty Coins has bought and sold numismatic coins, gold, silver, estate jewelry, diamonds, scrap gold, class rings, silverware and Rolex watches. It carries investment quality coins as well, and is a member of American Numismatic Association, Professional Coin Grading Service, and Numismatic Guarantee Corporation of America. Additionally, the shop offers appraisal and estate liquidation services. This is one of the best places to find that one particular coin you have been searching for. If what you want is not in stock, the staff will attempt to locate it with the help of their extensive dealer network.