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Saks Fifth Avenue To Host Holiday Artisanal Showcase

Posted on November 6, 2012 by HFN Staff

The Baccarat shop at Saks in ManhattanThe Baccarat shop at Saks in Manhattan

NEW YORK-Saks Fifth Avenue will host a Holiday Artisanal Showcase, focusing on the artistry and craftsmanship found in its luxury home department's product assortment, at its New York City flagship on Thursday Nov. 8 from 4-8 p.m.

Designer Jay Strongwater; Mackenzie-Childs' CEO, Norina Coursey; and Lillian August's President & CEO Dan Weiss and Senior Designer Thom Bellucci will appear in interactive demonstrations in tandem with master craftsman exhibitions from Joy to the World, Radko, Baccarat, Herend, Rizzoli, Mrs. John L. Strong and Glass Eye. There will be live chair painting, ornament molding, metal techniques and hand painting of china. Special holiday treat sampling from gourmet chocolatiers and confectionaries including Sweet Bliss, Yoku Moku, Bakermaid, Edward Marc, Sweet Jubilee, and Angelic Gourmet will be offered.

"Saks Fifth Avenue's home department is rich with handcrafted products perfect for holiday decorating and gift giving," said Eric Jennings, vice president and fashion director men's and home. "We're thrilled to provide customers with the opportunity to enjoy the breadth of Saks' artisanal assortment firsthand during this special event."