5 Things We Love in May

Don't forget Mom this Mother's Day; consult our list of recommendations to speed up your shopping.



These original belt buckles [$62-$78] by Project 11, exclusive to Kristi Boutique, are handmade from antiques, reclaimed items, photos, fabric or other materials. Belt straps are available as well.

345 Freeport Road, Aspinwall; 412/782-2033, kristiboutique.com; photo by John Altdorfer

 

Show Mom your love with this heart-shaped mug [$28] and tea infuser [$30].

Contemporary Concepts, 5820 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill; 412/521-2500, contemporaryconcepts.com

 

With this flameless candle fountain [$49.99], you get the glow of a candle with the sight and sound of a waterfall. The water flow and light can be set on a five-hour timer or turned on manually.

The Songbird Sanctuary, 311 Freeport Road, Blawnox; 412/828-5393, thesongbirdsanctuary.com

 

Pamper a woman in your life with these Metropolis octagonal earrings in 18 karat yellow gold with diamonds [$3,800] from Ivanka Trump Jewelry.

Louis Anthony Jewelers, 1775 N. Highland Road, Upper St. Clair; 412/854-0310, louisanthony.com

 

Evoking mother-of-pearl, this table bowl [$500] is crafted with iridescent spirals of sea green, aqua blue and lilac with flecks of gold and silver that capture the light.

Toadflax, 5500 Walnut St., Shadyside; 412/621-2500, toadflax.com


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