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    Rein supreme1

    Take a break from the Christmas greens and reds with this rattan reindeer from Shea’s Wildflower. The shimmerdusted figurine can be illuminated, making for a striking showpiece. Rs 5,100 approximately on nordstrom.com

     

    Star power2

    Nothing says Christmas more than a star and this one from Swarovski is sure to be a conversation starter at your party. The timeless 3D ornament, which is made from clear crystal, comes in a stunning golden tone that is festive without being over the top. Rs 3,100 approximately. At Forum Mall, Koramangala. Details: 22067788

     

    Candle in the wind

    Bengaluru-based Charlotte Mathew, who is known for her charming terrariums, crafts a selection of Christmas specials featuring everything from Santa Claus to reindeer. Our pick is this wine glass candle holder with snow-laden trees and a miniature snowman. Rs 2,000 for a set of two. Details: 7337838317

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    Sock exchange5

    Give your stocking stuffers a luxe home with this understated yet elegant piece from Kim Seybert. The handcrafted cotton velvet stocking bears a floral gate pattern made with glass and plastic beads and metal trimmings. Rs 9,450 approximately on neimanmarcus. com

     

    Standing tall

    Perfect for your garden or even your living room, this metal Santa Claus from Woavin Studio is charming and elegant. Twoand- a-half feet tall, the figurine depicts Santa holding a gift box in contrasting green and gold. Rs 3,800. At 5th Block, Koramangala. Details: 9590217707

     

    Vintage lovin

    Those looking for a vintage update best opt for this countdown-to-Christmas centrepiece by Lenox. Crafted from porcelain, the whimsical creation bears figurines of Santa Claus and little children apart from gift boxes, a wreath and holly. Rs 21,770 on macys.com

     

    Raise a toast

    Giving festive decor a functional twist is Varnam with this pair of tree-shaped bottle openers. Made through the traditional Channapatna craft technique from Karnataka by skilled artisans, the products use non-toxic vegetable dyes and responsibly sourced wood. Rs 690 for two. At Indira Nagar. Details: 25250360

     

    If you’re looking to add some edge to your Christmas decor, we suggest you steer clear of the run-of-the-mill baubles, faux holly and prosaic tinsel. Opt instead for our pick of exquisite collectables, handcrafted stockings and whimsical centrepieces. Read on to know more.

    Text: Rashmi Rajagopal Lobo

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