At Lynda Orescanin’s lampwork studio, she melts rods and tubes of glass into silver-studded spheres and delicate aquamarine swirls. Intricately detailed and no bigger than an eraser tip, the glass beads resemble paperweights for a doll’s desk. “I love the way the glass flows,” says Ms. Orescanin. “I love that you can’t rush it.”
Ms. Orescanin brings that same passion and expertise to her shop’s jewelry-making classes. She seeks out striking materials for her students, from Czech pressed-glass beads and Afghan lapis to metal charms cut from recycled filing cabinets. Inside her intimate studio, she strives to create a nurturing, friendly environment that encourages experimentation. Classes allow up to six students to sidle up to the well-lit worktable and try their hand at making jewelry. Ms. Orescanin walks them through the basics of jewelry making, from tool use to beading technique. “People say, ‘Oh, I’m not creative, I don’t know anything about color,’" she says. "But when they finish something, I’m like, ‘Wow, it's magnificent. I would have never thought to put those together in that particular way.”
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Havana Cigars' lounge invites guests to kick back in new logo-laden outerwear and wreathe themselves in the aroma of a cigar chosen from the store's enormous walk-in humidor. Enjoy the narrative qualities of fine tobacco by puffing an Arturo Fuente Short Story ($5.99) or indulge in a longer, lingering tale with the Rocky Patel Decade Emperor ($11.09). La Flor Dominicana Ligero torpedo ($7.89) and La Gloria Cubano Series "R" ($10.49) cradle the renowned flavors of Gulf tobacco, rumored to grant enhanced beard growth and proven to grant invincibility. Purchased sticks enjoy longer, moister lives within the confines of an Ashton Savoy humidor ($139.99), a device designed to balance humidity with dryness.
A man-made forest of native, drought-tolerant plants shamelessly gulps carbon dioxide from the air within Desert Foothills Gardens Nursery, a plant hub that also churns out pottery, fountains, sculptures, and more. Hundreds of varieties of plants vie for attention, from aloes and agaves to bougainvilleas and yuccas. Grace the top of your top hat with a one-gallon golden barrel cactus ($6), or grab a five-gallon purple prickly pear ($19) to accentuate the poolside. Various sizes of cardoons, saguaros, and white Argentine giants are also available.
Rated the top nursery for the last 10 years by AZ Business magazine, Moon Valley Nurseries complements its extensive inventory of plants and trees with services such as delivery, installation, and tips for care. The knowledgeable staff can help customers navigate the green aisles of trees and plants, which encompass such Plant Kingdom constituents as Palm Trees, Flowering Trees, Shrubs, and, during the holiday season, Christmas Trees. They also grow their own inventory so they can maintain direct control over the health and well being of their plants, whether treating them with the correct combination of fertilizers or pressuring admittance boards to make sure each seed gets into the best of nursery schools.