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It’s a move that has “holiday spirit” written all over it.
|A sterling silver starburst design by Kevin Duris is the jeweler’s 2022 ornament, with 12 points and a garnet set in the center, $75. This season Duris Studios celebrates its 12th year in business. 480 Thames St., 401-849-1540|
|Impress your host at the next tree decorating party. Jessica Hagen Fine Art & Design at 9 Bridge St. has Hunt Slonem ornaments featuring his iconic bunny, $65. 401-835-7682|
|For the foodie on your gift list, the General Store at Long Wharf Mall has all the ingredients. Choose from mixes in a homey flour sack for garlic rosemary beer bread or buttermilk pancakes, $6 and up. Whimsical chef gnome, $14.99. Wall-to-wall fun holiday gifts and unique decorations too. 401-849-1380|
|Keep a piece of Newport’s history close at hand via the famed mansions, with a set of four stone coasters, $60, or individually, $17.95. The Breakers gift shop, 44 Ochre Point Ave. or the Mansion Store, Bannisters Wharf.|
|For the witty gal on your gift list, the saying “Well behaved women rarely make history” is imprinted on a variety of gift items. Preservation Society of Newport County members receive 10 percent off all purchases. The Breakers gift shop, 44 Ochre Point Ave. or the Mansion Store, Bannisters Wharf.|
|Traveling this winter? The Eva Innocenti leather crossbody bag, $240, features a passport pouch and comes in an array of colors. Pack a punch to any outfit, exclusively at Michael Hayes Co., 204 Bellevue Ave., 401-846-3090|
|Click on a chevron strap or a round charm bag for extra space to hold chargers or headphones, $60 each. Pack a punch to any outfit, exclusively at Michael Hayes Co., 204 Bellevue Ave., 401-846-3090.|
|Playing in the dark puts a new spin on your game. Amp up your favorite sport with a NightBall football, $27, or soccer ball, $33. Both automatically light with each toss, bounce, or roll. Bellevue Kids, 206 Bellevue Ave., 846-7700|