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Deluxe Indie Craft Bazaar to showcase unique gifts from local artists

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Centennial Building at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.
by Jennifer Palmer Modified: December 3, 2012 at 9:41 pm •  Published: December 4, 2012

Artisans from across Oklahoma — and beyond — will showcase handmade jewelry, gifts and more at this year's Deluxe Indie Craft Bazaar, being held Saturday at State Fair Park.

The event runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. inside the Centennial Building. Admission is free.

Organizer Sara Cowan said more than 80 artists have signed on to participate this year, and they come from cities in Oklahoma, as well as Austin, Texas; Portland, Ore., and Eureka Springs, Ark. They are welcoming their youngest artists ever this year, sisters who are 11 and 13 years old.

“It's one place where the people selling the items are the people who made them — that's a policy we have. All of the artists at Deluxe are representing their own work. It's great to learn the stories behind the gifts you're buying,” Cowan said.

Items for sale include visual art, original screen printed T-shirts, locally produced comics, reclaimed furniture, architectural sketches and modern jewelry.

“We work hard to find artists who create items suitable to fulfill any gift list,” Cowan said. “We don't skew too feminine or stuffy.”

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by Jennifer Palmer
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Jennifer Palmer joined The Oklahoman staff in 2008 and, after five years on the business desk, is now digging deeper through investigative work. She's been recognized with awards in public service reporting and personal column writing. Prior to...
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If you go

What: Deluxe Indie Craft Bazaar

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

Where: State Fair Park in the Centennial Building

Admission: free

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