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Give artfully this holiday season

November 7th, 2016


Holiday season is nearly upon us, which means a busy calendar of events, twinkle lights and celebratory drinks. It’s also time to figure out what to get for both the inscrutable teenager and has-it-all retiree in your life—and everyone in between. Never fear: shopAGO’s Members Shopping Week, running from November 15-20, makes it easy with extended hours, special jewellery trunk shows and chocolate tastings daily. AGO Members receive a 20% discount on all regularly priced items*. A Holiday Gift Guide makes it easy to select gifts for everyone on your list.

All week shopAGO will open an hour earlier at 10:30am, giving you more time to check out the unique wares of artisans like these:

Artech Studio is a traditional glassblowing studio nestled in the Highlands of Ontario. Artech produces great upcycled glass tableware and handmade barware, including a repurposed beer bottle that still holds a full beer!

shopAGO carries Artech’s Canadianisms Tumbler Set (CAD $65) and the Glass Coasters Set of Four Canadian Animals (CAD $40). Together these gifts make the holidays a bit more Canadian, and therefore a bit better, eh?


Artech’s Canadianisms Tumbler Set (CAD $65)

Fathers Day gifts

Glass Coasters Set of Four Canadian Animals (CAD $40)

Laura Slack is a Toronto-based artisan chocolatier and pastry chef.  An avid baker since childhood, Laura honed her passion by studying her craft all over Canada and the US, constantly working to create edible art from the world’s finest chocolate.

The Lion’s Paw Holiday Edition (gift box set of six pieces, CAD$15) is made from the finest dark chocolate and hand tempered to perfection. Inside, the liquid salted caramel’s velvety texture blends with the hand-painted dark chocolate shell. Our mouths are already watering.


The Lion’s Paw Holiday Edition (gift box set of six pieces, CAD$15)

Visit shopAGO online for other creative gift ideas, and be sure to check out the Holiday Gift Guide.

*Some restrictions apply. Additional discounts do not apply to items currently on sale. Regular 10% discount on all Mystical Landscapes: Monet, Van Gogh and more satellite shop and products.

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