What's Shakin'

By Carol Tisch February 29, 2012

Insider Shopping: What's Shakin'


Treasures of the sea—cast-metal turtles, starfish, conch shells and more—spice up coastal tables for less than $20. The White Egret, 10006 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria Island, (941) 778-3782.

2 Emperor’s table collection by Lladro includes adorable Chinese children salt and pepper shakers ($225). Ashley Avery’s Collectables, 3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, (941) 366-3444.

3 Moroccan-style filigree of stainless steel reveals Julia Knight’s signature mother-of-pearl enamel peeking through in a choice of colors. Contact for store locations.

4 Spice jewels by L’Objet come in myriad designs, but these salt and pepper shakers honor 2012, the Year of the Dragon ($245). Envie Home Decor, 1411 First St., Sarasota, (941) 366-7027. 

5 Golden pears designed by metal artisan Michael Aram ($99) are but one of the salt and pepper sets that have collectors flocking to M.L. Gosling, 43 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota, (941) 366-2500.

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