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Great Gifts for Collectors

BY // 12.23.15

The Holiday Season is upon us in a big way, and only a few shopping days remain. We know you are not an “average” person, and look to give nothing but unique, bold and artistic gifts to your friends and loved ones. Have no fear, because PaperCity is here to help you with our holiday Gift Guides.

For your approval, we offer our guide for collectors, the people in your life who don’t go for the mass-produced object; instead, they are moved by unique, one-of-a-kind pieces. Click on the links for some great gift ideas, and happy shopping!



Vintage Narciso Rodriguez painting suit at Cheeky Vintage • Liza Beth sterling-silver necklaces with diamonds and pearls, multi-chain necklace, tassel necklace at Sloan/Hall • Brackish feather bow tie • Hermés limited-edition 5P bubblegum-pink swift leather Quelle Idole Kelly Doll bag palladium hardware, at Heritage Auctions’ Holiday Luxury Accessories Signature Auction • Susan Plum’s Alchemical Vessels, 1999-2001 at Susan Plum Studio • Clark Derbes’ Julia cube, 2015 at Devin Borden Gallery


Natasha Zinko daisy silk midi dress • Bea Valdes Indus black nickel necklace at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston • Christian Dior leather bootie with Lucite heel at Christian Dior boutique • French floral cup and saucer, circa 18th century at Antiques of River Oaks • Hermés Le Parfum de la Maison travel origami horse, set of four perfumed origami horses at Hermés Boutique • Cupcake scented microbead pillow by IScream at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Shop Finell silicone vessels at Found 


Delfina Delettrez Anatomik Polifermo double ring • Christopher Spitzmiller marble dinner plate, marble soup bowl at FoundKelly O’Connor’s Product Bottle, 2014 Margaret Meehan’s Blue Eyed Golem sculpture, 2015 both at David Shelton Gallery • Vintage wooden geometric forms in original orange paint at Found • Gabriel Dawe’s Plexus no.2: Convergence yarn box, 2011 at Steven Hempel Design

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