KCBS knows the perfect place to get a holiday gift! This season, shop at the San Jose Harvest Festival November 25th through the 27th Friday and Saturday from 10am – 6pm and Sunday from 10am -5pm at the San Jose Event Center. With such an amazing gift selection, you won’t want to shop anywhere else this Holiday Season. Check out the KCBS list of top ten gift ideas to add to your holiday shopping list.
#1 – Goddess Inspired Jewelry
From Kelly Morgan
Using techniques she learned from an Italian master goldsmith and a Cherokee shaman, Kelly Morgan creates each of her necklaces by hand-sawing her designs from sterling silver, individually soldering 18k gold details onto this base, then carving the goddesses’ face with ivory recycled from antique piano keys.
#2 – Artistic Photography
From Richard Esterman
Richard Esterman has been capturing striking images from across the world since 1982. Some of his subjects include music memorabilia, patriotic symbols, architecture, military vehicles and weapons, Lighthouses, transportation and much more.
#3 – Organic Bath and Body Products
From Tres Spa
Based out of Sunnyvale, California, Tres Spa is a strong supporter of the practice of sustainability in creating their full selection of natural artisan crafted skin care products. They were recently certified as a Green American business and use all organic, food grade ingredients and source from local small business whenever possible.
#4 – Gourmet Olive Oils and Balsamic Vinegars
From Bistro Blends
Bistro Blends offers a vast array of flavored olive oils and balsamic vinegars, as well as marinades, grill sauces and premium coffees. Some of the most popular sellers include Heirloom Balsamic Vinegar, Basil Parmesan Olive Oil and Garlic Balsamic Bistro Oil.
#5 – Soothing Instrumental Music
From Earth Dance Music
Musician Richard Searles blends elements of Celtic, Renaissance and World Music styles using both traditional and modern instruments, such as the guitar, harpsichord and recorders, to create a sound at once soothing and evocative.
#6 – Handcrafted Beeswax Candles
From Summerfield Candles
Mitchell Milicevich and his family have been creating their holiday beeswax candles for the past 30 years, purchasing only the best pure beeswax available from local California beekeepers then hand sculpting and twisting each taper by hand.
#7 – Sheepskin Slippers & Boots
Windwalkers offers a unique line of handmade shoes including sheepskin slippers, sheepskin boots, and orthotic sports sandals. The line of footwear is made using the finest quality materials for durability and comfort.
#8 – Beaded Stemware & Flatware
From Harmony Visions
Designers Maryann and Kurt Small create fun and functional gifts, offering beaded stemware including wine, martini, and margarita glasses. Harmony Visions also offers elegant beaded flatware, a variety of colorful wine charms, coffee scoop/clips, mini tongs, salt and pepper shakers, cheese knives, and more.
#9 – Decorative Signs
From Wish Upon a Sign
Made with a high quality multi-density fiberboard, each sign is crafted from a very stable material that does not crack and has very little to no warping. The signs are primed and paint them with an interior acrylic paint then finished with a number of whimsical, humorous and touching phrases.
#10 – Mouth Watering Toffee
From PJ’s Sweet Factory
Feast upon delicious, buttery handmade toffee that is made with only fresh ingredients – no artificial colors or preservatives are added. Some of the most popular flavors include Sierra Toffe Chunk and Redwood Bark.