Saturday & Sunday, December 15 & 16, 2007


Hot for the Holidays!

Whatever holiday you celebrate, spark it up with a visit to The Crucible’s Holiday Gifty celebration. Shop for unique and affordable gifts created by over 75 Bay Area artisans, and experience the excitement of our 56,000 sq. ft. studio, where furnaces roar and sparks fly.


• Handmade jewelry, glass creations, sculpture, clothing, ceramics and more

• Family friendly fire performers and the Von Stilt family with their flamedeer

• Demonstrations of glass blowing, metal casting, and blacksmithing from 11AM to 3PM

• Santa arrives at 1PM

• Raffle drawing at 3PM each day; grand prize drawing Sunday

• Hands-on activities for adults and kids from 11AM to 3PM

• Refreshments and holiday treats

• Learn about classes and workshops that will ignite your own creativity!

Shopping at the mall was never like this!

Support local artists and community arts education for youth and adults while you get your last minute shopping done at the Bay Area’s most unusual celebration.


Here’s just a taste of the more than 75 bay area artists that will be at the hottest gift sale of the holidays:

(Click image for artist info/website)

Also Featuring:

Carla Hall – Blacksmithing
Kristy Alfieri – Alma Flores Jewelry
April Zilber – Glass
Grant Diffendaffer – Polymer clay jewelry

Glass by Warren
Greg Pless – Wood & metal furniture
Brad Adams – Wood turning
VAM Pottery – Ceramics
Ken Rhoades – Birdhouse art