GROVE CITY, Pa., June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendell August, premium giftware and collectible ornament manufacturer will release their 2016 holiday collection with a Christmas in July event, July 16-31, 2016. All new products will be available in stores and online beginning July 16, along with limited-time savings on a selection of Wendell August Christmas favorites.
The holiday collection features 2016 dated products including the popular annual Christmas ornament, a serialized Christmas plate, and a limited edition Centennial Star adorned with Swarovski Crystals (fourth in a ten year series). Also launching is 'The Magic Christmas Village' collection of intricately detailed standing metal village figures designed by master artisan and designer, Emily Hendrie, and several new hand-hammered and pewter Christmas ornaments. They will also be featuring a new line of holiday Pittsburgh-themed gifts, including Pittsburgh bicentennial collectibles and a new City of Bridges collection showcasing the imagery of Pittsburgh photographer, JP Diroll. Prices range from $12-$150 and each product is handcrafted in their Pennsylvania workshop.
In-store events at the Grove City flagship location will include a toy drive in partnership with the Bair Foundation. Customers who bring in a new, unwrapped toy throughout the event will receive a free Christmas ornament. All toys will be donated through the Bair Foundation to local foster and adoption children. Other events will include artist signings by Linda Barnicott, Pittsburgh Painter of Memories, and Leann Smith, author of the popular children's book, The Magic Key, along with a Centennial Star reveal and signing event with Master Engraver, Len Youngo. Throughout the two week event, a limited collection of exclusive signed products will be available in stores and online. For a complete list of event dates and times, visit wendellaugust.com/flagship.
"We are excited to bring customers together in stores and online to kick off the holiday shopping season and launch our 2016 Christmas collection," states Christian Werner, Wendell August President. "Our team has passionately worked to create an assortment of gifts our customers will adore giving to their friends and family this year, and we are ecstatic to share them with the public."
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A time-honored tradition of hand-crafted elegance for 93 years, Wendell August makes heirloom-quality personalized metal giftware and jewelry to celebrate life's special moments. Our American-made high-quality, functional gifts fit within any budget and can be found at store locations, www.wendellaugust.com and gift shops nationwide.
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