Can't miss.1 giving thanks
1 Remember what's important when you serve soup in this clay vessel shaped and glazed entirely by hand by Miller's Mud Pottery. The bowl features a small cross stamped on the inside. $32. Turkoyz, Highland Village, Jackson; 601/981-4000.
2 budding artist
2 Stemware stem·ware
Glassware mounted on a stem with a broad base. takes on a whole new meaning in these one-of-a-kind stained-glass vases by artist Andrew Young Andrew Jackson Young, Jr. (born March 12, 1932) is an American civil rights activist, former mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, and was the United States' first African-American ambassador to the United Nations. of Pearl River Pearl River, uninc. village (1990 pop. 15,314), Rockland co., SE N.Y., near the N.J. line. It is a residential suburb of New York City, and a computer and telecommunications research and development center.
River, central Mississippi, U. Glass Studio. $92 each. Jackson Street Gallery, 500 U.S. Hwy. 51 N., Ste. E (Trace Station), Ridgeland; 601/853-1880.
3 tray chic
3 Serve with verve on this weighty marble cheese tray with hand-forged iron handles and feet. $135. Culin-Arts, 111 Commerce St., West Point; 662/494-8969.
4 lucky charms
4 Mississippi native Laura Schmelzer James of Laura James Jewelry seeks out unusual vintage beads and eclectic charms for her delicate jewelry pieces. Shown: necklace, $178; bracelet, $76; earrings, $88. 15% online discount for Mississippi Magazine readers (enter code "MissMag" at checkout). For store information or to order online, see www.laurajamesjewelry.com.
5 warm and fuzzy
5 Kids will love monkeying around with this holiday season's hottest high-tech stuffed animals. Webkinz from Ganz come with an online hometown where children can virtually care for the pets and play games. Small, $8.95; large, $10.95. The Pine Cone pine cone
the woody seed case of a pine tree
pine cone n → piña
pine cone n → pomme f de pin , 1220 E. Northside Dr., Ste. 220 (Maywood Mart), Jackson, 601/713-1421; 111 Colony Crossing, Ste. 160, Madison; 601/607-7846.
6 hot wires
6 Travel in style with classic Jon Hart Design custom-made coated canvas luggage in this cheery Christmas color or any of 10 other hues. Many shapes and sizes; prices range from $219-$579. Fresh Ink, 4500 1-55 N., Ste. 136 (Highland Village), Jackson; 601/982-0235; www.fresh-ink.com.
7 good to go
7 Holiday story creatures come to life in artist Anne Campbell's whimsical wire creations. Dog, $35; reindeer, $75. Available at the Chimneyville Crafts Festival December 2-3 at the Mississippi Trade Mart The term Trade Mart can be a generic English reference to any sizable commercial establishment. Well known individual Trade Marts include:
8 frock star
8 This little black dress from BCBG BCBG Bon Chic Bon Genre Max Azria is party perfect. 4218. Pretties Boutique, 1501 W. Jackson Ave., Oxford, 662/236-7818; 127 Main St., Starkville, 662/323-1986.