BARGAINS : DON'T BLOW CHANCE FOR DISCOUNTED GLASS.Byline: Trisha King & Deborah Newmark
By definition, a factory outlet is a store owned and operated by a manufacturer who sells products directly to the public. The J.R. Collection is one to make a bargain hunter's heart go pitter patter pat·ter 1
v. pat·tered, pat·ter·ing, pat·ters
1. To make a quick succession of light soft tapping sounds: Rain pattered steadily against the glass. .
For example, retailers pay a wholesale price of $32 for a handblown hand·blown also hand-blown
Formed or shaped with a hand-held blowpipe: handblown goblets. vase in a wrought-iron tripod stand. The retail price to the consumer for this item would be $64; shoppers can buy the same item in the outlet store An outlet store or factory outlet is a retail store in which manufacturers sell their stock directly to the public through their own branded stores. The stores can be can be brick and mortar or online. for $25.
The J.R. Collection is designed and manufactured locally and includes handblown glassware and wrought iron wrought iron: see iron.
One of the two forms in which iron is obtained by smelting. Wrought iron is a soft, easily worked, fibrous metal. It usually contains less than 0.1% carbon and 1–2% slag. , in combination and individually. In addition to outlet prices on eclectic and classic styles of tabletop and decorator products currently selling across the country, consumers often are the recipients of some unbelievably low prices on items available only in the outlet store.
This is the case on tall, wrought iron candleholders that were designed for the outlet store because of an unexpected surplus of wrought iron. Available in five sizes, 22 to 37 inches in height, the candleholders are sold at three for $19.
Anyone with a passion for handblown glass will flip over the outlet's expansive selection of tortoise-shell tor·toise·shell also tor·toise-shell or tor·toise shell
a. The mottled, horny, translucent, brownish covering of the carapace of certain tortoises or turtles, especially the hawksbill, used to make combs, glassware. For instance, handblown glass tumblers For other meanings, see Tumbler.
Tumblers were proposed by Ted Nelson in "Literary Machines" as a means to address every bit ever written, or a particular span of bits in any text ever written.
A tumbler is a unique numerical address of an interesting artifact. in a set of four can be purchased currently in expensive speciality stores for at least $59. The same set here is $20.
The outlet store also features, from other manufacturers, English-style, pine hope chests that run $350 plus $55 for shipping in a high-end department store's catalog. They can be purchased here for $149. Other items include handmade paper This article or section is written like an .
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Starting today and while supplies last, the J.R. Collection is offering three pieces of its handblown, white splash glassware (similar to tortoise-shell but in white), at below-wholesale prices. Fifteen-inch pilsner vases run $19 ($32 wholesale, $64 retail).
The J.R. Collection is at 612 Colorado Ave., No. 1 (at Sixth Street), Santa Monica Santa Monica (săn`tə mŏn`ĭkə), city (1990 pop. 86,905), Los Angeles co., S Calif., on Santa Monica Bay; inc. 1886. Tourism and retailing are important, and the city has motion-picture, biotechnology, and software industries. ; (310) 450-6833. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays, Nov. 29 through Dec. 24. American Express American Express (NYSE: AXP), sometimes known as "AmEx" or "Amex", is a diversified global financial services company, headquartered in New York City. The company is best known for its credit card, charge card and traveler's cheque businesses. , Discover, MasterCard and Visa are accepted. No refunds, store credit only.
Until Dec. 31, Now and Then Antiques and Collectibles is having a 20-percent-off sale that includes everything in the store. The store carries a wide selection of vintage watches and fountain pens, depression glass, furniture, costume and fine vintage jewelry and kitchen collectibles. Their inventory of goods comes from buying entire estates and single items from the public. Call for information if you have items to sell. Now and Then Antiques and Collectibles is at 21501 Sherman Way, Canoga Park; (818) 340-4007. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Get your hands on one of the 600, in-stock, used CD-ROMS from Interact! and save a bundle. Prices start at $5 (new $15) for used CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
in full compact disc read-only memory
Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). titles. They also have a $1 bargain bin; you also can rent used titles for $2 per night. Interact! CD-ROM Store is at 350 S. Lake Ave., Pasadena; (818) 578-7282. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Photo: (1) The J.R. Collection factory outlet in Santa Monica features handblown glassware and wrought iron designed and manufactured locally.
(2) Handblown white splash glassware is available at below-wholesale prices, while supplies last.
Gene Blevins/Special to the Daily News