Items and Icons: gifts
Saturday 13 December 1997
Glass Roman bracelets from pounds 35 to pounds 200 (above) and an antique, brushed corkscrew, c1880, price pounds 28 (below). From Grays Antiques Markets, whose 200-plus dealers offer a wide selection of unique items for Christmas, including many small items, books and jewellery. Grays is open today and on 20 December as well as Monday to Friday, 10am-6pm, Davies Street, London W1 (0171-629 7034)
Marmarino table from furniture and interiors designer Alex Shaftel. The table has an aluminium base and marmarino plaster finish made from a blend of cement, lime, marble dust, pigments, oil and wax. This gives the tops a suede-like finish. Prices from pounds 395 to pounds 1,750 (0171-720 6822)
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