League ornament

“Peace,” created by Sibel Alpaslan.

This holiday season, put handmade gifts at the top of every list and delight recipients with an exceptional piece of traditional or contemporary fine craft. Shop the League of NH Craftsmen Fine Craft Galleries for creative, functional gifts in all price ranges: exquisite jewelry, colorful pottery, blown glass, wearable art, home décor, and more.

“When you shop at our Fine Craft Galleries you are supporting a local business and a local craftsperson,” says Miriam Carter, executive director of the League of NH Craftsmen. “A handmade gift adds a special touch, and the work our craftsmen create is unsurpassed.”

‘Peace,’ the League’s annual ornament

The League of NH Craftsmen’s limited-edition holiday ornament is a popular gift and collectible item. The 2018 annual ornament, “Peace,” is hand-made using porcelain and stoneware by juried member Sibel Alpaslan. She was inspired by the symbolic meaning of a dove — love, promise and hope. Each ornament is dated, numbered and signed by the artist and comes beautifully gift boxed — no wrapping required. “Peace” sells for $24.50 and is available at all of the League Fine Craft Galleries, at League Headquarters and online at https://www.nhcrafts.org/webstore/.

Fine Craft Gallery locations

Special holiday activities are happening at each of the League’s Fine Craft Gallery locations, adding to the festive environment and making shopping more enjoyable. Each gallery provides helpful advice and personal service to make holiday shopping and corporate gift giving enjoyable and stress free.

• League Fine Craft Gallery in Concord: 36 N. Main St.

• League of NH Craftsmen Headquarters: 49 S. Main St., Concord

• League Fine Craft Gallery in Hanover: 13 Lebanon St.

• League Fine Craft Gallery in Hookset: Hooksett Rest Area I-93 (N), 530 W. River Road

• League Fine Craft Gallery in Littleton: 81 Main St.

• League Fine Craft Gallery in Meredith: Route 3, 279 Daniel Webster Highway

• League Fine Craft Gallery in Nashua: 98 Main St.

• League’s historic Fine Craft Gallery: 526 White Mountain Highway, North Conway

• League Fine Craft Gallery in Center Sandwich: 32 Main St. (On the Green)

For more information about the League of NH Craftsmen or the Fine Craft Galleries and their holiday hours, call 224-3375, or visit www.nhcrafts.org.